Mendocino College

Ukiah, CA 95482

Mendocino College is one of the 103 public 2-year colleges in California. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Ukiah. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 22% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Mendocino College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,380, and fees were $43. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,020 and $43 respectively.


Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs Offered

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 (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 22
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96%

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



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46/credit
In State Students$46/credit
Out of State Students$234/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $2,070 $2,070 $10,530
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $16,380
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $29,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 81% of Mendocino College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 55% $4,807
Other Federal Grant 10% $254
State Grant & Scholarships 73% $1,906
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $1,218
Federal Student Loans 9% $5,519
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,879
$30,001 to $48,000$8,122
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

Mendocino College
1000 Hensley Creek Road
Ukiah, CA 95482

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