Stanbridge University is one of the seventy-eight private, for-profit 4-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in Irvine.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,331 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 265 freshman students enrolled. Every year 71% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students1,331|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- Meet with an admissions representative for a personal tour of the campus
- Take the entrance exam for the program
- High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Meet with financial aid representative
- Complete enrollment paperwork
- Attend orientation prior to enrollment
Stanbridge College accepts application to the Nursing program on an open enrollment basis.
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.
- 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.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||12||83|
|Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||2||49|
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges|
02/29/2004 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/07/2014 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Considered but not required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required|
|Recommendations Considered but not required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Required|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
In 2017-2018 academic year, 78% of Stanbridge University'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||--||--|
|State Grant & Scholarships||16%||$6,520|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||$4,800|
|Federal Student Loans||71%||$8,483|
$23,224Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$21,395|
|$30,001 to $48,000$26,672|
|$48,001 to $75,000$28,500|
|$75,001 to $110,000--|
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- 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.