Santa Monica College

Nursing Programs

The Santa Monica College Associate Degree in Nursing program prepares students to meet the standards of the California Board of Registered Nursing. This program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to become a Registered Nurse.

Admissions Requirements:

  • High school diploma  or GED equivalence,
  • Official college transcripts from ALL colleges attended
  • Take and achieve the required Admissions Assessment score.
  • Fulfill all pre-requisite courses

The college will notify accepted applicants an acceptance letter for the either the fall or spring semester. Approximately 50 students are accepted into the program each semester and are notified by mail.

Transfer students are required to meet the same standard for admission in addition to successful completion of Nursing courses. There are limited spaces for this type of entry.

Students enrolled in the program must pass all courses in the nursing curriculum with a minimum of a ‘C’ grade to progress to the next course, graduate or apply for licensure.

Please contact the official website of the college for additional information on the program and application information.

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 96.08%
Average number of students tested annually: 69
Program accreditations: NLNAC
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 Santa Monica College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 55 96.36 71.45
2011 72 94.44 88.22
2010 78 97.44 87.53
2009 56 94.64 88.47
2008 74 81.08 87.58
2007 57 92.98 85.88
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State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 94.75%
Average number of students tested annually: 69
Program accreditations: NLNAC
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 Santa Monica College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 55 92.36 71.45
2011 72 94.44 88.22
2010 78 97.44 87.53
2009 56 94.64 88.47
2008 74 81.08 87.58
2007 57 92.98 85.88
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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1989 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio30:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$7,016

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$4,919
30k to 48k$5,685
48k to 75k$7,889
75k to 110k$9,983
Over 110k--
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Financial Aid & Loan

54%

Recipients

$2,721

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

25%

Recipients

$3,567

Average Amount

Pell grants

1%

Recipients

$4,759

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

30,828

Undergrads

0

Graduates

16,365

Women

14,463

Men

37%

Full-time

63%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
40%
White
26%
Non-resident alien
11%
Black/African American
9%
Asian
9%
Two or more races
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 434-4000
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