Peninsula College

Port Angeles, WA 98362

Located in Port Angeles, Washington, Peninsula College is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.

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

Peninsula College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,153 and fees $191. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,560 and $191 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Remote
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN

    The Peninsula College ADN program is approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission. Students who graduate from the two year curriculum are awarded an Associate Degree and are eligible to apply to sit for the State Board Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.

    The curriculum concentrates on critical thinking, as well as offering experiences for hands on practical experience in various clinical settings and in Laboratories. Assessment is carried out through multiple choice tests, written papers, math tests, journal assignments, instructor evaluation for clinical and laboratory practices, and self evaluation procedures.

    Clinical rotations are offered in healthcare settings at various locations such as nursing homes and hospitals. Clinical hours are offered at different hours from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

    Applicants to the program are expected to show proof of ability to provide transportation to and from clinical sites as well as being able to cover outfitting and malpractice liability insurance.

    The nursing curriculum is  highly demanding and it will be difficult to maintain full time employment at the same as being enrolled in the program.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 37
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 19

Nearby Nursing Schools

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

Olympic College
51.11 miles away
Skagit Valley College
55.73 miles away
North Seattle College
57.04 miles away
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
59.44 miles away
Seattle Central College
60.59 miles away
Western Washington University
61.14 miles away
Bellingham Technical College
61.75 miles away
South Seattle College
62.22 miles away
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
63.78 miles away
Bellevue College
68.49 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
11/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,378
30k to 48k$6,937
48k to 75k$6,710
75k to 110k$11,291
Over 110k$13,205
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $128.00 $142.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Peninsula College
1502 E Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362

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