Mendocino College

Ukiah, CA 95482

Located in Ukiah, California, Mendocino College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of California Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Sacramento, Bakersfield, Barstow, Oroville, Aptos, Norwalk, Ridgecrest, Hayward, Rancho Cucamonga, Kentfield.

Mendocino College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Mendocino College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,380 and fees $43. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,330 and $43 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN to ADN
  2. ADN

    The Mendocino College Registered Nursing Program is approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. Students that successfully complete the two-year sequence of RN coursework receive an Associate of Science degree in Nursing and are eligible to sit for the RN licensure examination (NCLEX-RN).

    The program is a two year full time study of sequential courses. The nursing courses are taken after the completion of pre-requisite college level courses and general education requirements.

    Admissions Requirements:

    • Complete application admission to Mendocino College
    • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency certificate
    • Successful completion of pre-requisite courses with a ‘C’ grade or better  and cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on college level coursework (All science courses need to have been taken within five years of application, a waiver for this condition may be requested on the basis of training, experience or education)
    • Attendance at mandatory pre-application workshop


Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 19

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Mendocino College

Santa Rosa Junior College
57.77 miles away
Napa Valley College
81.71 miles away
Solano Community College
89 miles away
Butte College
90.21 miles away
Yuba College
90.56 miles away
College of Marin
92.89 miles away
Contra Costa College
97.03 miles away
Sacramento City College
103.59 miles away
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Concord
105.58 miles away
Carrington College California - Emeryville
106.01 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1980 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$7,114
30k to 48k$7,626
48k to 75k$9,796
75k to 110k$11,868
Over 110k--
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $46.00 $211.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Mendocino College
1000 Hensley Creek Road
Ukiah, CA 95482

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