Stanbridge University

The Stanbridge Vocational Nursing Program is intended to base students on a solid academic foundation and integrity. 

Students at Stanbridge are encouraged to engage their community through a range of initiatives with theoretical in class instruction and in clinical environments comes alive in real healthcare settings.

The program allows students to earn a diploma in as little as 13 months of full time study consisting of 1808 hours including theory and clinical time. Part time students can complete the program in 26 months to complete the same number of hours of study.

The length of time to complete the program may vary based on school holidays and breaks to extend to an average of 14 months for full time students and 27.5 months for part time students.

The schedule for part time students is: theory classes two evening a week, clinical practice on Saturdays and selected Sunday. Tutoring is also in the evening.

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Meet with an admissions representative for a personal tour of the campus
  2. Take the entrance exam for the program
  3. High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  4. Meet with financial aid representative
  5. Complete enrollment paperwork
  6. Attend orientation prior to enrollment

Stanbridge College accepts application to the Nursing program on an open enrollment basis.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 87.33%
Average number of students tested annually: 187
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Stanbridge University as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 193 81 71.45
2011 218 89 88.22
2010 150 92 87.53
2009 123 99 88.47
2008 51 96 87.58
2007 4 100 85.88
What is this?

The Stanbridge College RN to BSN program is offered exclusively online. The program is not accredited but Stanbridge College has institutional accreditation from the ACCSC.

Stanbridge has developed a learning system called Edverum for 100% online education. The program enables the student to contact with classmates, to keep track of progress and to quickly access course material.

Students can complete the program in 21 months depending on the number of courses taken.

Admissions Procedures:

  • Admission requires a current and unencumbered RN license
  • Applicants will need to have an ADN or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts for all college level coursework
  • The Online Learning Readiness Quiz is recommended to establish that online learning is a good fit for the applicant

Prospective applicant should contact the college admissions office prior to beginning the application process. The Admissions representative will guide the applicant through confirming pre-quistes for admission.

Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?
Stanbridge University
2041 Business Ctr Dr Ste 107
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 794-9090 x5104