San Bernardino Valley College
San Bernardino Valley College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in San Bernardino.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 13,892 students attend the school. Every year 19% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students13,892|
|Student to Faculty Ratio25:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The San Bernardino Valley College Nursing program is fully approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the NLNAC. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply to sit for the licensure exam to become a Registered Nurse.
The program instructs students in patient care through direct experience at the college campus and in healthcare agencies based in the local area.
The nursing program is four semesters long not including time taken for pre-requisite courses. Classes and clinical experiences are scheduled Monday through Friday (daytime and evenings). The Nursing program admits students twice a year in the fall and spring semesters.
Basic Admissions Requirements:
- Submit application to the College (can also be done online)
- Official high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Complete all Nursing pre-requisite courses
- Official college transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
Fall semester deadline is February 1 and for Spring semester entry September 1.
The college uses a random selection, if the number of applicants who fulfill the requirements exceed the number of spaces available.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
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|
01/01/1989 - Current
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||$211/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, 86% of San Bernardino Valley 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%||$419|
|State Grant & Scholarships||85%||$1,754|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||35%||$616|
|Federal Student Loans||--||--|
$9,233Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,133|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,371|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,386|
|$75,001 to $110,000$8,854|
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- 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.