West Coast Ultrasound Institute

Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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West Coast Ultrasound Institute is one of the seventy-four private, for-profit 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a suburb, in Beverly Hills.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 822 students attend the school. Every year 76% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

West Coast Ultrasound Institute's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $20,200, and fees were $100. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,200 and $100 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students822
Student to Faculty Ratio7:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs

The West Coast University Nursing Program is to prepare students to become an entry-level healthcare provider to render basic nursing care. The program offers theoretical in class instruction, pharmacology, technical skills, and off site clinical practice experience.

Students in the program will be trained in the areas in basic fundamentals, medical surgical nursing, culturally sensitive, maternity/nutrition, leadership and critical thinking, gerontology rehabilitation nursing, pediatric Nursing Growth and Development.

Graduates from the program will work under the supervision of a licensed physician or a Registered Nurse in a range of health care setting including doctor’s offices, clinics, community based health care and assisted living facilities.

The program schedule is: Monday and Tuesday 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM lecture days, Wednesday and Thursday 7:00 Am-3:30 PM clinical days.

A new month program is offered on Evenings and Weekends Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 PM -  10:30 PM lecture days and Saturday and Sunday 7:00 Am -3:30 PM clinical days.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 12 27
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 68.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
11/11/2001 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $100
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 77% of West Coast Ultrasound Institute's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $5,100
Other Federal Grant 3% $980
State Grant & Scholarships 3% $9,000
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 67% $9,074
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$28,252
$30,001 to $48,000$32,657
$48,001 to $75,000$32,657
$75,001 to $110,000$32,657
Over $110,000--

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.
West Coast Ultrasound Institute
291 S La Cienega Blvd Ste 500
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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