Los Medanos College
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Los Medanos College is one of the 103 public 2-year colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Pittsburg. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 34% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Los Medanos's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,288, and fees were $24. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,400 and $24 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio24:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Los Medanos Associate Degree Program in Nursing is a two year program in addition to the completion of pre-requisite courses.
The program is designed to prepare qualified graduates for entry level positions in nursing. The program focuses on addressing healthcare needs in a range of aspects including medicine, surgery, pediatric care, obstetrics and psychiatric healthcare settings.
The curriculum is offered in a combination of in class room theoretical instruction and practical experience in campus laboratories and clinical experience in a variety of medical facilities and health care agencies in the community.
- An applicant needs to set an appointment with an admissions counselor
- Complete pre-requisite courses with a minimum of 3.0 GPA or higher
- Submit official transcripts for all college level coursework
- Take English and Math Assessment Tests
- Attend a New Student Orientation Workshop
The application period for the nursing program is between the January 2nd and the 1st of March.
Applications will be reviewed by the admissions department of the college and conditionally accepted students will be required to fulfill the specific requirements of the nursing program.
- Criminal background check
- Health Assessment (including required immunizations)
- Drug Screening
- TEAS Exam
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||1|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Los Medanos College as reported by California state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Los Medanos College as reported by California state board of nursing.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1977 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$46|
|In State Students||$46|
|Out of State Students||$300|
|In District Students||--|
|In State Students||--|
|Out of State Students||--|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 61% of Los Medanos College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||14%||$458|
|State Grant & Scholarships||56%||$1,599|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||$5,000|
|Federal Student Loans||1%||$5,163|
$7,042Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,204|
|$30,001 to $48,000$4,712|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,145|
|$75,001 to $110,000$8,503|
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These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code. Applicants for ...
LVN graduates may apply concurrently to the Foundation's Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship, and if rejected, may then apply for this scholarship. Scholarships are available to students who are ...
Applicant to this scholarship must be currently accepted or enrolled in an Associate Degree nursing program and must have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in ...
Students who are currently enrolled or accepted into a Bachelor of Science Nursing Program may apply and receive up to $13,000 for one academic year. In return for receiving the scholarship, ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.