North-West College-Glendale

Glendale, CA 91203

North-West College-Glendale is one of the 127 private less than two year, for-profit colleges in California. Its campus is small in size and located in Glendale. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 85% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.


Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio36:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs Offered

North-West College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. It is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Vocational Nursing programs are accredited by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT).

The Program is a combination of 9 practical theory based courses. VN’s are trained to assess the basic physical emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural needs of the patient through theoretical and general requirement courses and practical clinical skills.

The program has been in operation for over 40 years and is recognized as one of the finest Vocational Nursing programs in California.

Admission to the Vocational Nursing program will require official high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate. Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to be examined for licensure as to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse.    

Applicants can set up an appointment with the Admissions representative to tour the college before completing an application for admission.

Graduates from the program can serve in a range of healthcare setting including hospitals, physicians offices, skilled nursing facilities, clinics, correctional facilities and home health care agencies to mention a few.

Degree requirements include the completion of a research project, written paper and presentation along with work outside of the classroom (times and location decided by student).



Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 89.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
03/30/1986 - 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).

Application fee
Undergrads $100
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of North-West College-Glendale's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 98% $4,126
Other Federal Grant 19% $155
State Grant & Scholarships 1% $1,003
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 1% $3,003
Federal Student Loans 95% $7,085
Private Loans 1% $6,000


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$26,062
$30,001 to $48,000$28,556
$48,001 to $75,000$29,743
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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

North-West College-Glendale
221 North Brand
Glendale, CA 91203

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