Pacific College is one of the seventy-eight private, for-profit 4-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in Costa Mesa.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 350 students attend the school. Every year 79% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students350|
|Student to Faculty Ratio21:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Pacific College Nursing program is part of the accredited post-secondary education effort offered by the college. The program aims to offer accessible, relevant and innovative education to adult learners to deal with the fast paced and complex demands and challenges in technological advancement that has created new levels of demand for expert health care professionals.
The program works to offer the best learning environment which combines the academic classroom experience with real world demands.
- Meet with and admission representative
- High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Take the entrance exam
- Interview with the Director of Nursing
- Complete enrollment forms
Pacific College offers full time and part time Associate of Science Degree and Diploma classes which begin every month in Vocational Nursing.
The program totals 1542 hours offered in convenient day and evening classes. The flexibility of the programs allows students to maintain work and personal life with little challenge.
Graduates from the program will be eligible to sit for the state Licensure Examination for Licensed Vocational Nursing allowing them to practice under the supervision of a registered Nurse or a Physician to provide direct patient care in a range of clinical settings including clinics, hospitals, long term care facilities and home health agencies.
Vocational Nursing is offered as an Associate of Science degree program or a diploma program.
The length of the program is 1542 hours. Convenient day and evening classes are available.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||2||17|
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges|
03/29/1998 - Current
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission|
02/19/2016 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/22/2014 - Current
Cost to Attend
In 2017-2018 academic year, 73% of Pacific College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||54%||$475|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||73%||$8,741|
$16,541Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$14,533|
|$30,001 to $48,000$16,299|
|$48,001 to $75,000$17,574|
|$75,001 to $110,000--|
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- California State PTA Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses
- FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships
- Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships
- Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship Program
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.