Solano Community College

Fairfield, CA 94534

Located in Fairfield, California, Solano Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.

Solano Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Solano Community College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,104 and fees $36. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,288 and $36 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio26:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. LPN

    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.

    Admission Requirements:

    • 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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 40

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Solano Community College

Napa Valley College
8.65 miles away
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Concord
18.69 miles away
Los Medanos College
21.22 miles away
Contra Costa College
22.03 miles away
Carrington College California - Antioch
25.83 miles away
Carrington College California - Emeryville
28.8 miles away
College of Marin
30.34 miles away
Merritt College
30.93 miles away
Santa Rosa Junior College
35.85 miles away
City College of San Francisco
39.52 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,028
30k to 48k$6,595
48k to 75k$8,931
75k to 110k$9,753
Over 110k$12,558
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $46.00 $216.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Race/ethnicity unknown
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Solano Community College
4000 Suisun Valley Rd
Fairfield, CA 94534

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