Mt. San Antonio College

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public


ADN Program

The Mt. San Antonio College Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. The program is a two-year program designed to prepare students to give direct nursing care to clients in various practice settings.

The program consists of course work in nursing, science, general education and clinical nursing practice at local hospitals and health agencies.

Graduates of the program receive an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing and are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN examination leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Admission Requirement

  • All students will need to bring official proof of high school graduation, GED, or college graduation from an accredited institution in the United States.
  • Complete pre-requisite courses (Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Microbiology all including a laboratory component )

Final Selection of students for each admitting period will be determined by random selection from a pool of qualified candidates.

Qualified candidates will be expected to submit to a criminal background check and drug screening must be completed prior to any patient contact. A physical examination, including specific immunizations is required of all candidates prior to the beginning of nursing classes.

The program also requires Current Level C-Provider CPR certification. The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) protects the consumer by screening applicants for licensure in order to identify potentially unsafe practitioners.


State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.11%
Average number of students tested annually: 154
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Mt. San Antonio College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 135 91.11 71.45
2011 158 91.14 88.22
2010 169 94.08 87.53
2009 239 89.54 88.47
2008 127 95.28 87.58
2007 102 95.1 85.88