Pacific College

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Pacific College is a privately run, for profit institution, located in Costa Mesa, California. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Pacific College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. RN to BSN
  2. BSN
  3. LPN

    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.

    Admission Requirements:

    1. Meet with and admission representative
    2. High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    3. Take the entrance exam
    4. Interview with the Director of Nursing
    5. 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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 68
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Associate's degree 11
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 26

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Pacific College

Stanbridge College
0.91 miles away
Career Networks Institute
1.1 miles away
West Coast University-Orange County
9.22 miles away
American University of Health Sciences
18.9 miles away
Trinity School of Health and Allied Sciences
27.21 miles away
Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center
27.95 miles away
West Coast University-Ontario
31.17 miles away
Angeles College
35.8 miles away
West Coast University-Los Angeles
36.51 miles away
Charter College-Canyon Country
60.45 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,752
30k to 48k$13,307
48k to 75k$13,837
75k to 110k--
Over 110k--
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Programs Costs

Program Length Tuition & Fees Books & Supplies Total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 18months $14,455.00 $0.00 $14,455.00
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 19months $29,645.00 $0.00 $29,645.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Pacific College
3160 Red Hill Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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