Mt San Antonio College

Walnut, CA 91789
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Mt San Antonio College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a suburb, in Walnut.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 29,960 students attend the school. Every year 32% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Mt San Antonio College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,288, and fees were $61. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,680 and $61 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students29,960
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate79%

Nursing Programs

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.


Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 0 0
Associate's degree 30 80
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
07/01/1952 - 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$310/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 $13,950
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $21,700
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $38,750
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, 70% of Mt San Antonio 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 45% $4,676
Other Federal Grant 13% $285
State Grant & Scholarships 69% $2,062
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 1% $1,024
Federal Student Loans 1% $5,024
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
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$2,360
$30,001 to $48,000$2,841
$48,001 to $75,000$5,891
$75,001 to $110,000$7,147
Over $110,000$8,591

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.
Mt San Antonio College
1100 N Grand Ave
Walnut, CA 91789

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