Rio Hondo College

HEALTH SCIENCE AND NURSING DIVISION

Nursing Programs

The Rio Hondo College Nursing program is accredited by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. Graduates from the program are eligible to sit for the examination that leads to licensure as licensed practitioner.

The curriculum is intended to provide the appropriate combination of in class theoretical instruction with hands on clinical and laboratory practice in healthcare facilities in the area to allow a command of the skills required at the entry level.

Graduates from the program will work under the supervision of a licensed physician or a Registered Nurse in a range of health care setting including doctor’s offices, clinics, community based health care and assisted living facilities.

The program has the following requirements for admission:

  • Official high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Unofficial transcripts from other colleges attended by the applicant including programs in Rio Hondo College
  • A copy of transcripts for a degree from another institution if applicable
  • Verification on letterhead from any health care facility the applicant has worked in if applicable
  • Official copy of the ATI TEAS test if applicable
  • Pre-requisites for the course are (Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Microbiology, English 101 and Math for Health Professional)

Successful applicants will be required to submit to a background check, fingerprinting, and physical clearance before registering in the Nursing program. 
 
 
 

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 93.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 27
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Rio Hondo College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 24 92 71.45
2011 25 92 88.22
2010 31 97 87.53
2009 28 86 88.47
2008 22 91 87.58
2007 15 100 85.88
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.36%
Average number of students tested annually: 104
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Rio Hondo College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 97 92.78 88.22
2010 116 91.38 87.53
2009 99 92.93 88.47
2008 88 78.41 87.58
2007 83 85.54 85.88
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.36%
Average number of students tested annually: 104
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Rio Hondo College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 97 92.78 88.22
2010 116 91.38 87.53
2009 99 92.93 88.47
2008 88 78.41 87.58
2007 83 85.54 85.88
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1967 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio31:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$7,420

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,514
30k to 48k$5,968
48k to 75k$7,857
75k to 110k$9,807
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Financial Aid & Loan

52%

Recipients

$2,723

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

25%

Recipients

$3,508

Average Amount

Pell grants

1%

Recipients

$5,993

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

19,220

Undergrads

0

Graduates

8,245

Women

10,975

Men

21%

Full-time

79%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
77%
White
8%
Asian
6%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Black/African American
2%
Two or more races
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 692-0921
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