Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a suburb, in Pittsburg.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 9,048 students attend the school. Every year 34% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Los Medanos's in-state tuition for the 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|
|Number of Students9,048|
|Student to Faculty Ratio24:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
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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/credit|
|In State Students||$46/credit|
|Out of State Students||$300/credit|
|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
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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- California State PTA Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses
- FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships
- Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships
- Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship Program
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.