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).
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years):||60.67%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||16|
|Program accreditations:||Not Accredited|
|Available Study Options|
NCLEX PN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at North-West College-Glendale as reported by California state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges|
03/30/1986 - Current
|Campus LocaleCity: Midsize|
|Student to Faculty Ratio39:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than 2 year|
|Business ModelFor Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
$21,533Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$21,740|
|30k to 48k$23,095|
|48k to 75k$26,807|
|75k to 110k--|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races
American Indian or Alaska Native