Palo Verde College

Blythe, CA 92225
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Palo Verde College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a rural area, in Blythe.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,041 students attend the school. Every year 18% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Number of Students4,041
Student to Faculty Ratio35:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs

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 11
Certificate 3 33
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 82.1%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current

Admission

100%

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$246/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 $11,070
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $17,220
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $30,750
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, 82% of Palo Verde 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 52% $3,999
Other Federal Grant 16% $628
State Grant & Scholarships 82% $1,620
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --

$10,627

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$8,185
$30,001 to $48,000$9,051
$48,001 to $75,000$11,844
$75,001 to $110,000$11,427
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

4,041

Undergrads

0

Graduates

678

Women

3,363

Men

12%

Full-time

88%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
41%
White
37%
Black/African American
10%
Asian
5%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

Palo Verde College
One College Drive
Blythe, CA 92225
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