Pasadena City College
Pasadena, CA 91106
Pasadena City College is one of the 103 public 2-year colleges in California. Its campus is large in size and located in Pasadena. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 36% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Pasadena City College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,288, and fees were $60. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,944 and $60 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio26:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Pasadena City College, Vocational Nursing program is accredited by the California Board of Vocational Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians.
The 12 month program accepts applications once a year for enrollment begins each fall. The 40 unit certificate program has required courses offered in the summer session.
- Official High School Transcript or GED equivalency certificate
- Official transcript from all colleges of universities attended
Application forms are available online from the 15th of February to the 15th of March every year. If the 15th of March falls on a weekend or holiday the deadline will extend to the next business day.
Priority will be given to applicants:
- Who complete all pre-requisite courses: Nutrition 11, Physiology 100, Psychology 24, Mat, pre-algebra or higher course (It is recommended that all basic science courses be completed within the past five years)
- Who withdrew from the LVN program during a previous enrollment and are eligible for readmission
- Transfer students
Students who are selected to enter the LVN program will be required to submit to a health clearance and criminal background check to attend clinical experiences.
Students who complete the curriculum will receive a Certificate of Achievement and will be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensing Examination for licensed Vocational Nurses.
Completion of the course does not guarantee licensure.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||2||14|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Pasadena City College as reported by California state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Pasadena City College as reported by California state board of nursing.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1952 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
12/01/1974 - 12/31/2007
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$46|
|In State Students||$46|
|Out of State Students||$224|
|In District Students||--|
|In State Students||--|
|Out of State Students||--|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 61% of Pasadena City 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||15%||$265|
|State Grant & Scholarships||58%||$1,873|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||3%||$1,160|
|Federal Student Loans||1%||$4,496|
$8,030Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,127|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,947|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,392|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,513|
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California State PTA offers scholarships annually ($500) to encourage PTA members to continue their education and pursue studies in higher education in California.Scholarships are granted to ...
These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code. Applicants for ...
LVN graduates may apply concurrently to the Foundation's Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship, and if rejected, may then apply for this scholarship. Scholarships are available to students who are ...
Applicant to this scholarship must be currently accepted or enrolled in an Associate Degree nursing program and must have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in ...
Students who are currently enrolled or accepted into a Bachelor of Science Nursing Program may apply and receive up to $13,000 for one academic year. In return for receiving the scholarship, ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.