Pasadena City College
Pasadena City College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in Pasadena.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 27,324 students attend the school. Every year 36% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Pasadena City College's in-state tuition for the 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|
|Number of Students27,324|
|Student to Faculty Ratio26:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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|
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/credit|
|In State Students||$46/credit|
|Out of State Students||$224/credit|
|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
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 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.