The Summit College nursing program offers students individual attention, knowledge and skills required in the nursing profession.
The program is offered in full time and part time (evening and weekend schedule) schedules to accommodate working students.
The curriculum is intended to provide the appropriate combination of in class theoretical instruction with hands on clinical and laboratory practice in healthcare facilities in the area to allow a command of the skills required at the entry level
The VN program includes a range of courses, Anatomy & Physiology, Nutrition, Psychology, Normal Growth and Development, Nursing Fundamentals, Nursing Process, Communication, Patient Education, Pharmacology, Medical-surgical Nursing, Communicable Diseases, Gerontological Nursing, Rehabilitation Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Maternity Nursing and, Leadership and Supervision.
Licensed Vocational Nurses can serve in a range of healthcare settings including in Doctor’s Offices, Hospitals, Clinical Settings, Nursing Home Facilities, Rehabilitation Facilities and Correctional Facilities, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Physicians.
- Contact the college to schedule an interview with one of the admission advisors
- High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate.
- Schedule a campus tour
- Take the entrance exam covering basic mathematical and English skills
- Meet with financial aid department
Further detail on this program can be acquired by contacting the admissions department in person or online.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years):||81%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||271|
|Program accreditations:||Not Accredited|
|Available Study Options|
NCLEX PN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Summit College as reported by California state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|
Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training|
07/01/1994 - Current
|Campus LocaleSuburb: Large|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than 2 year|
|Business ModelFor Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
$23,547Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$23,551|
|30k to 48k$23,587|
|48k to 75k$24,933|
|75k to 110k$28,003|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native