Solano Community College
Solano Community College is one of the fifty public 4-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a suburb, in Fairfield.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 9,625 students attend the school. Every year 28% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Solano Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $36. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,288 and $36 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb|
|Number of Students9,625|
|Student to Faculty Ratio24:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Solano Community College Vocational Nursing program is an intense 1530 hour program consisting of 574 hours of theoretical instruction and 956 clinical practice hours.
The program allows for 136 hours completing pre-requisite courses included in the hours for theoretical instruction.
The VN program is intended to prepare students to serve under the supervision of Registered Nurses and Licensed physicians in a range of healthcare settings form acute care to extended care facilities and home health agencies, surgical centers and doctor’s offices.
Students who complete the program are awarded a certificate of completion and are eligible to apply to sit for the examination leading to licensing as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
The program is 37 weeks in length not including time taken to fulfill pre-requisites. Program instruction hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am- 4:00pm theory classes and clinical practice Monday through Friday 6:00am to 2:30pm and some Saturdays.
- Official High School Transcript or GED Equivalency certificate
- Official transcript for college work completed
- Pre-requisites: Pharmacology, Nutrition, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology (CNA’s with a minimum of six months experience will be granted 10 credit hours)
- Two professional letters of recommendation
- Current CPR certification
- Current CNA certification (Minimum of six months’ work experience)
- Health assessment (including negative tuberculin testing (PPD), Immunization record (including Hepatitis Vaccine))
Current class size is a maximum of 30 students.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
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Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
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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||$216/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, 65% of Solano Community 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%||$379|
|State Grant & Scholarships||63%||$1,550|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||$1,500|
|Federal Student Loans||2%||$6,625|
$7,648Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,297|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,409|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,568|
|$75,001 to $110,000$8,920|
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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.