San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia

Visalia, CA 93291

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia is one of the 78 private 4-year, for-profit colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in the rural town of Visalia. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 51% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

The program offers fundamental Nursing skills, maternity and pediatric nursing, general psychology, clinical pharmacology, healthcare ethics, critical care concepts.

Extensive practical nursing opportunities offered in actual clinical setting in a range of medical facilities in California offers students the opportunity to interact with patients and medical staff in a real world healthcare setting.

The San Joaquin Valley College's LVN Program is approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. Graduates from the program will earn an Associate of Science Degree and are eligible to apply to sit for the NCLEX PN. Graduates are also eligible to earn Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Certification.

Admission Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Official high School diploma or transcript or GED
  • Transcripts for all college courses taken, as applicable

 

The San Joaquin Valley College's Licensed Vocational Nursing Program is approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.

The program offers fundamental Nursing skills, maternity and pediatric nursing, general psychology, clinical pharmacology, healthcare ethics, critical care concepts.

Extensive practical nursing opportunities offered in actual clinical setting in a range of medical facilities in California offers students the opportunity to interact with patients and medical staff in a real world healthcare setting.

Graduates from the program will earn an Associate of Science Degree and are eligible to apply to sit for the State Board administered Vocational Nursing Licensing Examination. Graduates are also eligible to earn Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Certification.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants are required to submit the following documentation before being considered eligible for the VN program selection process:

  • Proof that the applicant is 18 years of age or older
  • Complete and submit an application form for the college
  • Official high School diploma or transcript or GED equivalency certificate
  • Transcripts for all college courses taken, as applicable

More information on the courses offered in this program and the admissions process can be obtained by contacting San Joaquin Valley College on the official website.

 

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 53
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 79%
  • NCLEX-PN: 85.7%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
07/01/1995 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 75% $4,121
Other Federal Grant 12% $393
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 3% $1,340
Federal Student Loans 64% $8,041
Private Loans 1% $13,121

$19,587

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$19,485
$30,001 to $48,000$19,548
$48,001 to $75,000$21,087
$75,001 to $110,000$23,081
Over $110,000$23,543

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Student Population

5,239

Undergrads

0

Graduates

3,641

Women

1,598

Men

100%

Full-time

0%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
51%
White
23%
Black/African American
8%
Asian
6%
Two or more races
6%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia
8344 W Mineral King Ave
Visalia, CA 93291
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