Nursing Schools in California

The state of California is home to 289 nursing schools. This year, we evaluated 163 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best value schools in California. Nursingexplorer.com's ranking system is data-driven. We only use quantifiable data (such as NCLEX pass rate and average net price) to calculate the ranks. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

Best Value RN Programs in California

Best Value LPN Programs in California

Complete List of Nursing Schools in California

Listed below are all the nursing schools located in California. Use the sort feature to view which schools have the best RN and LPN programs, which ones are the cheapest or to compare campus sizes. Click on each school's name for more detail info.


Stanbridge University

Stanbridge University

Irvine, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,224
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
RN Programs best-value score76.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate89.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score72.9

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
  • ADN
Cuesta College

Cuesta College

San Luis Obispo, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,418
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
RN Programs best-value score91.8
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate81.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score89.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Chabot College

Chabot College

Hayward, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,260
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate99.1%
RN Programs best-value score94.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Sierra College

Sierra College

Rocklin, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,413
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate99.0%
RN Programs best-value score95.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Victor Valley College

Victor Valley College

Victorville, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,989
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate98.4%
RN Programs best-value score91.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Simpson University

Simpson University

Redding, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$27,613
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate97.3%
RN Programs best-value score70.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
California State University-Long Beach

California State University-Long Beach

Long Beach, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,654
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate97.1%
RN Programs best-value score91.3

California State University Long Beach (CSULB) was founded in 1949 by the governor of California Earl Warren. The original campus included just two apartment buildings. The following year, the citizens of Long Beach purchased 322 acres for the new campus and enrollment grew steadily. From 1959 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • MSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
California State University-Stanislaus

California State University-Stanislaus

Turlock, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,768
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate97.1%
RN Programs best-value score94.7

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
Los Angeles Harbor College

Los Angeles Harbor College

Wilmington, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,703
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.4%
RN Programs best-value score90.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
Sonoma State University

Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$16,807
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.3%
RN Programs best-value score82.7

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Mendocino College

Mendocino College

Ukiah, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,224
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.0%
RN Programs best-value score91.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
California State University-Chico

California State University-Chico

Chico, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,185
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.9%
RN Programs best-value score85.7

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
California State University - LA

California State University - LA

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,907
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.8%
RN Programs best-value score98.0

California State University of Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is a public university, located in Los Angeles, California. It was established in 1947 and it has a very large student population. With more than 25,000 students attending this university, it is one of the most popular in the state. This ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • DNP
  • Nurse Educator
  • Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Nursing Administration
California State University-San Marcos

California State University-San Marcos

San Marcos, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,454
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.8%
RN Programs best-value score90.2

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is part of the 23-school California State University System. Located in San Marcos, CSUSM is a public university founded in 1989. They offer 62 bachelor’s degree programs, along with 15 master’s degrees through their four colleges. The ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
American River College

American River College

Sacramento, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,329
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.6%
RN Programs best-value score93.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
California State University-Sacramento

California State University-Sacramento

Sacramento, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,841
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.6%
RN Programs best-value score90.9

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • MSN
  • LPN to ADN
Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,205
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.6%
RN Programs best-value score94.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
Saddleback College

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,611
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.4%
RN Programs best-value score91.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
San Diego State University

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,363
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.4%
RN Programs best-value score86.7

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
Sacramento City College

Sacramento City College

Sacramento, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,758
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.3%
RN Programs best-value score93.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate89.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score92.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
California State University-Channel Islands

California State University-Channel Islands

Camarillo, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,834
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.3%
RN Programs best-value score84.8

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Merritt College

Merritt College

Oakland, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,540
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.2%
RN Programs best-value score94.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health

Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • ADN
College of the Siskiyous

College of the Siskiyous

Weed, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,636
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.0%
RN Programs best-value score93.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate97.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score93.0

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
MiraCosta College

MiraCosta College

Oceanside, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,480
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.5%
RN Programs best-value score98.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate96.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score97.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Grossmont College

Grossmont College

El Cajon, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,629
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.4%
RN Programs best-value score97.1

Grossmont College is a two-year community college that is located in El Cajon, California. This school was established in 1961 and it serves a large student population. The school has over 18,000 students enrolled, making it a very large community college in the area. You will find many ...

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • RN to BSN
Hartnell College

Hartnell College

Salinas, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,904
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.3%
RN Programs best-value score89.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate92.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score88.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • RN to BSN
Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,082
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.0%
RN Programs best-value score89.2
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate97.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score89.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
California State University-Bakersfield

California State University-Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,794
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.5%
RN Programs best-value score94.4

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,770
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.4%
RN Programs best-value score92.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate98.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score91.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Santa Monica College

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,688
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.3%
RN Programs best-value score94.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
National University

National University

La Jolla, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,232
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.2%
RN Programs best-value score74.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • ADN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Moorpark College

Moorpark College

Moorpark, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,293
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.0%
RN Programs best-value score97.5

Moorpark College is a two-year public community college that is located in Moorpark, California. The school was established in 1967 and it currently serves well over 13,000 students. As a growing and thriving educational institution, this school has a lot to offer prospective students. There ...

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • RN to BSN
Riverside City College

Riverside City College

Riverside, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,462
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.9%
RN Programs best-value score93.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate97.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score93.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Mt San Jacinto Community College District

Mt San Jacinto Community College District

San Jacinto, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,863
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.8%
RN Programs best-value score94.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
California State University-Fullerton

California State University-Fullerton

Fullerton, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,562
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.7%
RN Programs best-value score92.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • MSN
Chaffey College

Chaffey College

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,526
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.3%
RN Programs best-value score89.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate64.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score84.4

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Concordia University-Irvine

Concordia University-Irvine

Irvine, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,094
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.2%
RN Programs best-value score71.6

Concordia University Irvine is a private Christian university founded in 1976. It is a smaller college, with a total enrollment of 1,918. However, it is part of the larger Concordia University System, which includes eight other colleges. The university offers 20 undergraduate programs and 50 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
De Anza College

De Anza College

Cupertino, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,404
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.2%
RN Programs best-value score94.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Palomar College

Palomar College

San Marcos, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,812
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.9%
RN Programs best-value score96.8

Palomar College is a community college that is located in San Marcos, California. This is a two-year school that was established in 1946. It is a very large school that serves over 26,000 students. The school is actually made up of one main campus, three centers, and four different education ...

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,645
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.7%
RN Programs best-value score94.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate78.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score92.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • CNA
Glendale Community College

Glendale Community College

Glendale, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,293
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.6%
RN Programs best-value score97.4

Glendale Community College is a popular two-year community college that is located in Glendale, California. It was originally named Glendale Junior College when it was founded in 1927. Since then, the college has undergone changes and it has turned into the large community college that it is ...

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College

Whittier, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,406
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.5%
RN Programs best-value score94.8
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate91.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score94.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Imperial Valley College

Imperial Valley College

Imperial, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,998
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.4%
RN Programs best-value score97.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate83.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score96.8

Imperial Valley College (IVC) is a college that is located in Imperial County, California. This college was founded in 1962 and it has around 7,000 students enrolled. The main campus of the college is located on a large 160-acre site in the city. This college offers many different degree ...

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • CNA
Long Beach City College

Long Beach City College

Long Beach, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,526
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.3%
RN Programs best-value score95.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate79.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score94.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Golden West College

Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,010
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.2%
RN Programs best-value score95.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Evergreen Valley College

Evergreen Valley College

San Jose, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,956
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.9%
RN Programs best-value score86.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
San Jose State University

San Jose State University

San Jose, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,906
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.8%
RN Programs best-value score85.3

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
El Camino Community College District

El Camino Community College District

Torrance, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,623
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.1%
RN Programs best-value score89.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
Samuel Merritt University

Samuel Merritt University

Oakland, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Samuel Merritt University (SMU) was founded in 1909 as a private, non-profit hospital school of nursing. The campus is located within the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland. SMU is a health sciences university with a focus on nursing programs. Nursing degrees are available for both ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Cypress College

Cypress College

Cypress, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,636
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.7%
RN Programs best-value score94.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Loma Linda University is a private university offering more than 100 programs to undergrads and grads. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church and part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system. The ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • LPN to BSN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • PhD
San Diego City College

San Diego City College

San Diego, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,360
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.2%
RN Programs best-value score94.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
San Joaquin Delta College

San Joaquin Delta College

Stockton, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,060
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.2%
RN Programs best-value score88.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
West Coast University-Los Angeles

West Coast University-Los Angeles

North Hollywood, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$39,031
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.2%
RN Programs best-value score52.8

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • ADN
  • LPN to BSN
  • MSN
Modesto Junior College

Modesto Junior College

Modesto, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,194
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.1%
RN Programs best-value score89.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Ventura College

Ventura College

Ventura, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,011
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.1%
RN Programs best-value score97.7

Ventura College is a community college located in Ventura, California. It is a state-funded college that was established back in 1925. It was the very first college in Ventura County and it has been serving the community dutifully for many decades. Currently, this school has more than 13,000 ...

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • CNA
Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,797
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.9%
RN Programs best-value score92.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
College of the Sequoias

College of the Sequoias

Visalia, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$2,780
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.8%
RN Programs best-value score99.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
California State University-Northridge

California State University-Northridge

Northridge, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,958
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.7%
RN Programs best-value score95.2

California State University Northridge (CSUN) is a public university in Los Angeles, California, and part of the California State University (CSU) system. Located in the Northridge neighborhood, the campus had a total enrollment for Fall 2015 of 41,548 students, making CSUN the largest school ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
College of the Redwoods

College of the Redwoods

Eureka, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,087
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.6%
RN Programs best-value score93.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate89.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score93.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Merced College

Merced College

Merced, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,728
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.5%
RN Programs best-value score90.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate88.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score89.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
University of San Francisco

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$35,270
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.5%
RN Programs best-value score57.3

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • BSN to DNP
College of Marin

College of Marin

Kentfield, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,202
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.4%
RN Programs best-value score87.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
American University of Health Sciences

American University of Health Sciences

Signal Hill, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$15,138
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.3%
RN Programs best-value score83.3

Programs offered

  • BSN
Santa Ana College

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,931
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.2%
RN Programs best-value score93.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Citrus College

Citrus College

Glendora, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,052
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.1%
RN Programs best-value score97.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate88.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score96.9

Citrus College is a Los Angeles-area based community college located in Glendora, California. This two-year college is a large school that serves over 12,000 students. It was established all the way back in 1915 and it currently boasts a 100-acre campus. The campus itself has many unique ...

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • CNA
College of the Desert

College of the Desert

Palm Desert, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,002
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.1%
RN Programs best-value score89.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate82.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score88.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
California State University-San Bernardino

California State University-San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,704
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.1%
RN Programs best-value score91.6

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Shasta College

Shasta College

Redding, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,976
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.0%
RN Programs best-value score95.1
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate55.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score91.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Porterville College

Porterville College

Porterville, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$2,215
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.0%
RN Programs best-value score100.0

Porterville College (PC) is a two-year community college that is located in Porterville, California. This school was established back in 1927 and it offers many different associate degree programs, as well as certificates. As a school, PC has a commitment to providing a top-notch education for ...

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Los Angeles Valley College

Los Angeles Valley College

Valley Glen, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,477
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate87.8%
RN Programs best-value score90.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
Southwestern College

Southwestern College

Chula Vista, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,850
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate87.6%
RN Programs best-value score95.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate84.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score94.4

Southwestern College is a highly regarded two-year public community college that is located in Chula Vista, California. This school was founded all the way back in 1961 and it currently has more than 27,000 students enrolled in its various programs. This is a very large community college that ...

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • CNA
City College of San Francisco

City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,479
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate87.5%
RN Programs best-value score95.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate62.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score93.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,360
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate87.5%
RN Programs best-value score93.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
California State University-East Bay

California State University-East Bay

Hayward, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,425
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.8%
RN Programs best-value score87.9

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
Los Medanos College

Los Medanos College

Pittsburg, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,042
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.7%
RN Programs best-value score93.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate88.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score93.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
Mt San Antonio College

Mt San Antonio College

Walnut, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,890
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.7%
RN Programs best-value score96.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
Cerritos College

Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,210
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.4%
RN Programs best-value score89.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Copper Mountain Community College

Copper Mountain Community College

Joshua Tree, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,594
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.2%
RN Programs best-value score92.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate98.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score93.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
Pasadena City College

Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,030
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.2%
RN Programs best-value score92.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate65.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score89.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
Solano Community College

Solano Community College

Fairfield, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,648
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.0%
RN Programs best-value score92.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Point Loma Nazarene University

Point Loma Nazarene University

San Diego, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$31,349
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate85.3%
RN Programs best-value score61.0

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • RN to MSN
California Baptist University

California Baptist University

Riverside, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,714
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.8%
RN Programs best-value score68.3

California Baptist University (CBU) was founded in 1950 and is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. The original campus was in El Monte, California. While only 120 students enrolled the first year, the university soon outgrew its buildings. The university relocated to Riverside and ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • MSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Azusa Pacific University

Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$28,784
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.5%
RN Programs best-value score64.0

Azusa Pacific University (APU) is a private interdenominational Christian university in Azusa, California. It was founded in 1899 and, in 2017, it ranked as one of the top US universities. The main campus is about 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, with five other campuses throughout Southern ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • PhD
California State University-Fresno

California State University-Fresno

Fresno, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,879
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.5%
RN Programs best-value score95.0

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
Pacific Union College

Pacific Union College

Angwin, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,327
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.3%
RN Programs best-value score72.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN
Antelope Valley College

Antelope Valley College

Lancaster, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,761
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate83.7%
RN Programs best-value score89.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate87.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score89.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
College of the Canyons

College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,964
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate83.3%
RN Programs best-value score93.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Biola University

Biola University

La Mirada, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$33,206
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate83.1%
RN Programs best-value score57.3

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
Contra Costa College

Contra Costa College

San Pablo, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,509
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate83.0%
RN Programs best-value score92.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Yuba College

Yuba College

Marysville, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,229
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate83.0%
RN Programs best-value score95.9

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Butte College

Butte College

Oroville, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,823
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.9%
RN Programs best-value score95.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate95.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score95.0

Butte College is a two-year public community college located in Oroville, California. This school was established in 1967 and it has over 12,000 students. The school is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. This is a very diverse school that offers excellent ...

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Dominican University of California

Dominican University of California

San Rafael, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$34,694
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.9%
RN Programs best-value score55.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • MSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • RN to MSN
West Hills College-Lemoore

West Hills College-Lemoore

Lemoore, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,088
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.8%
RN Programs best-value score89.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Los Angeles Pierce College

Los Angeles Pierce College

Woodland Hills, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,583
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.0%
RN Programs best-value score89.7

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN
  • ADN
San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,551
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.0%
RN Programs best-value score84.2

San Francisco State University is a public university in San Francisco and part of the California State University system that includes 23-campuses. Founded in 1899 as a school for training teachers, the college has expanded over the years and now offers 118 different bachelor’s degrees ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Allan Hancock College

Allan Hancock College

Santa Maria, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,560
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate81.0%
RN Programs best-value score95.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate96.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score95.4

Allan Hancock College (AHC) is a public two-year community college that is located in Santa Maria, California. This community college was established all the way back in 1920 and it has a very rich history. It has a very large campus that is 105 acres, ensuring that there is ample room for the ...

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • CNA
Gavilan College

Gavilan College

Gilroy, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,124
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate81.0%
RN Programs best-value score88.8
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate95.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.0

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Ohlone College

Ohlone College

Fremont, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,539
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate80.8%
RN Programs best-value score85.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
Napa Valley College

Napa Valley College

Napa, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,068
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate79.6%
RN Programs best-value score84.4
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate73.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score82.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
College of San Mateo

College of San Mateo

San Mateo, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,384
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate79.6%
RN Programs best-value score96.9

The College of San Mateo is a two-year community college located in San Mateo, California. This school serves around 10,000 different students and it has many different programs. Students will be able to pursue over 70 associate's degree programs and nearly as many certificate programs. It ...

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia

Visalia, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,587
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate79.0%
RN Programs best-value score74.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate85.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score76.4

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Carrington College-Sacramento

Carrington College-Sacramento

Sacramento, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,348
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate78.6%
RN Programs best-value score72.2
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate89.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score75.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
San Bernardino Valley College

San Bernardino Valley College

San Bernardino, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,233
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate78.6%
RN Programs best-value score89.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Fresno City College

Fresno City College

Fresno, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,266
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate77.8%
RN Programs best-value score97.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Career Networks Institute

Career Networks Institute

Orange, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,621
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate77.4%
RN Programs best-value score65.4
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate67.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score60.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
Cabrillo College

Cabrillo College

Aptos, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,157
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate77.4%
RN Programs best-value score88.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Brightwood College-San Diego

Brightwood College-San Diego

San Diego, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$26,449
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate75.0%
RN Programs best-value score63.1
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate71.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score60.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
Mount Saint Mary's University

Mount Saint Mary's University

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$28,910
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate74.9%
RN Programs best-value score59.3

Mount Saint Mary’s University (MSMU) is a private Catholic university founded in 1925. It was originally established primarily for female students and continues to enroll mostly women. In fact, about 95% of undergrad students are female. The school has expanded over the years and now ...

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • MSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • RN to MSN
United States University

United States University

San Diego, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,364
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate74.8%
RN Programs best-value score73.8

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Unitek College

Unitek College

Fremont, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$39,704
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate73.5%
RN Programs best-value score41.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate73.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score41.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN
El Camino College-Compton Center

El Camino College-Compton Center

Compton, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,096
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate72.4%
RN Programs best-value score89.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,199
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate72.0%
RN Programs best-value score92.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
Mission College

Mission College

Santa Clara, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,236
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate69.4%
RN Programs best-value score86.8
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate90.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score89.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
  • ADN
East Los Angeles College

East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,465
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate67.9%
RN Programs best-value score87.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Tulare Adult School

Tulare Adult School

Tulare, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria

Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria

Santa Maria, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$15,789
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate98.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score83.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
Bakersfield Adult School

Bakersfield Adult School

Bakersfield, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
Career Development Institute Inc

Career Development Institute Inc

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,116
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate95.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score78.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
Beaumont Adult School

Beaumont Adult School

Beaumont, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$19,961
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate94.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score78.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
Annenberg School of Nursing

Annenberg School of Nursing

Reseda, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
North Orange County ROP

North Orange County ROP

Anaheim, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Xavier College School of Nursing

Xavier College School of Nursing

Stockton, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$16,272
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate90.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score81.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
YWCA Los Angeles Job Corps Center

YWCA Los Angeles Job Corps Center

Los Angeles, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
North-West College-Glendale

North-West College-Glendale

Glendale, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$26,734
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate89.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score68.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
College of Nursing and Technology

College of Nursing and Technology

Reseda, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
College of the Redwoods - Del Norte

College of the Redwoods - Del Norte

Crescent City, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
American Career College-Anaheim

American Career College-Anaheim

Anaheim, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,267
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate87.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score73.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
Cerro Coso Community College

Cerro Coso Community College

Ridgecrest, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,721
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate86.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score88.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
Fresno Adult School

Fresno Adult School

Fresno, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Southern California Medical College

Southern California Medical College

Bakersfield, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Concorde Career College-San Diego

Concorde Career College-San Diego

San Diego, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,105
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate85.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score73.0

Programs offered

  • LPN
Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa Regional Occupational Program

Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa Regional Occupational Program

Redlands, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Medical Allied Career Center

Medical Allied Career Center

Santa Fe Springs, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$27,205
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate85.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score66.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
Concorde Career College-North Hollywood

Concorde Career College-North Hollywood

North Hollywood, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,336
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate84.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score68.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
Unitek College - Sacramento

Unitek College - Sacramento

Sacramento, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Clovis Adult Education

Clovis Adult Education

Clovis, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$15,885
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate83.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score80.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
Marian Health Careers Center-Van Nuys Campus

Marian Health Careers Center-Van Nuys Campus

Van Nuys, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,831
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate83.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score68.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
Palo Verde College

Palo Verde College

Blythe, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,627
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate82.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score87.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education

Hacienda La Puente Adult Education

La Puente, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$1,623
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate80.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score100.0

Hacienda La Puente Adult Education is an educational institution that is located in La Puente, California. This is an institution that helps people of all walks of life to continue their education. Those who are looking for new career opportunities will find various appealing options at this ...

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
  • LPN to ADN
Blake Austin College

Blake Austin College

Vacaville, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,363
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate78.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score66.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
Pacific College

Pacific College

Costa Mesa, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$16,541
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate78.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score78.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
Professional Medical Careers Institute

Professional Medical Careers Institute

Westlake Village, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
North-West College-Riverside

North-West College-Riverside

Riverside, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,728
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate78.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score66.6

Programs offered

  • LPN
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Modesto

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Modesto

Modesto, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Concorde Career College-San Bernardino

Concorde Career College-San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,585
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate77.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score69.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
Visalia Adult School

Visalia Adult School

Visalia, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Charles A Jones Career and Education Center

Charles A Jones Career and Education Center

Sacramento, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,857
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate77.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.9

Programs offered

  • LPN
University of Antelope Valley

University of Antelope Valley

Lancaster, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,889
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate76.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score65.9

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • RN to BSN
American Career College-Ontario

American Career College-Ontario

Ontario, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$29,398
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate76.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score59.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Concord

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Concord

Concord, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Feather River Community College District

Feather River Community College District

Quincy, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,088
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate76.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score86.0

Programs offered

  • LPN
Summit College

Summit College

Colton, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,215
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate75.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score67.9

Programs offered

  • LPN
Joseph's School of Nursing

Joseph's School of Nursing

Lancaster, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Fresno

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Fresno

Fresno, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

San Mateo, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,049
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate73.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score67.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
Career Care Institute, Moreno Valley

Career Care Institute, Moreno Valley

Moreno Valley, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Career Care Institute

Career Care Institute

Lancaster, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,210
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate73.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score66.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
Homestead Schools

Homestead Schools

Torrance, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$12,885
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate73.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score82.6

Programs offered

  • LPN
Premiere Career College

Premiere Career College

Irwindale, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,598
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate72.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score72.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
Curam College of Nursing

Curam College of Nursing

Sacramento, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Concorde Career College-Garden Grove

Concorde Career College-Garden Grove

Garden Grove, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$26,385
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate72.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score61.6

Programs offered

  • LPN
Healthcare Career College

Healthcare Career College

Paramount, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$18,413
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate72.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score74.0

Programs offered

  • LPN
Brightwood College-Sacramento

Brightwood College-Sacramento

Sacramento, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,216
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate72.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score66.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
California Nurses Educational Institute

California Nurses Educational Institute

Palm Springs, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$15,203
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate71.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score78.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
El Monte - Rosemead Adult School

El Monte - Rosemead Adult School

El Monte, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
Allied Medical & Health Services, Inc.

Allied Medical & Health Services, Inc.

Glendale, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
American Career College - Orange County

American Career College - Orange County

Anaheim, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Integrity College of Health

Integrity College of Health

Pasadena, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$31,870
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate70.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score51.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
West Coast Ultrasound Institute

West Coast Ultrasound Institute

Beverly Hills, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$27,560
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate68.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score57.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
California Career Institute

California Career Institute

Garden Grove, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Downey Adult School

Downey Adult School

Downey, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,460
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate67.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score97.0

Programs offered

  • LPN
American Career College-Los Angeles

American Career College-Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,760
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate67.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score66.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
California Career College

California Career College

Canoga Park, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Lynwood Community Adult School

Lynwood Community Adult School

Lynwood, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
High Desert Medical College

High Desert Medical College

Lancaster, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,873
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate67.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score59.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
North-West College-Pasadena

North-West College-Pasadena

Pasadena, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,841
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate66.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score58.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield

Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$14,481
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate66.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score78.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
Marian Health Careers Center-Los Angeles Campus

Marian Health Careers Center-Los Angeles Campus

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,680
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate66.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score64.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
Career Care Institute - Ventura

Career Care Institute - Ventura

Ventura, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Santa Barbara Business College - Rancho Mirage

Santa Barbara Business College - Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Advanced College

Advanced College

South Gate, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,596
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate62.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score62.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
Carrington College-San Jose

Carrington College-San Jose

San Jose, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$18,360
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate61.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score69.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Angeles College

Angeles College

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$11,834
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate60.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score81.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
Angeles Institute

Angeles Institute

ARTESIA, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,116
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate60.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score65.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
Glendale Career College

Glendale Career College

Glendale, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,139
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate60.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score61.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
Trinity School of Health and Allied Sciences

Trinity School of Health and Allied Sciences

Torrance, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Brightwood College-Modesto

Brightwood College-Modesto

Salida, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,695
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate56.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score57.9

Programs offered

  • LPN
North-West College-West Covina

North-West College-West Covina

West Covina, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,857
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate56.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score55.4

Programs offered

  • LPN
Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center

Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center

Los Angeles, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
North-West College-Pomona

North-West College-Pomona

Pomona, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$27,025
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate53.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score46.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
American Medical Sciences Center

American Medical Sciences Center

Glendale, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,912
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate52.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score50.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
Casa Loma College-Van Nuys

Casa Loma College-Van Nuys

Van Nuys, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,787
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate47.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score45.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
Lassen Community College

Lassen Community College

Susanville, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,153
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate43.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score75.4

Programs offered

  • LPN
Summit College - Anaheim

Summit College - Anaheim

Anaheim, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education

Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education

Baldwin Park, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$2,752

Programs offered

  • LPN
California College San Diego

California College San Diego

San Diego, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$26,739

Programs offered

  • BSN
California State University-Dominguez Hills

California State University-Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,957

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Carrington College-San Leandro

Carrington College-San Leandro

San Leandro, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,017

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
CBD College

CBD College

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,095

Programs offered

  • ADN
CES College

CES College

Burbank, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,638

Programs offered

  • LPN
Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Franklin Career Colleges, Inc. - Ontario

Franklin Career Colleges, Inc. - Ontario

Ontario, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Fresno Pacific University

Fresno Pacific University

Fresno, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$14,235

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Holy Names University

Holy Names University

Oakland, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,890

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • MSN
  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Humboldt State University

Humboldt State University

Arcata, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,140

Programs offered

Institute of Medical Education

Institute of Medical Education

San Jose, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Institute of Technology

Institute of Technology

Clovis, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,014

Programs offered

  • LPN
Brightwood College-Vista

Brightwood College-Vista

Vista, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,727

Programs offered

  • LPN
Palladium Technical Academy

Palladium Technical Academy

Temple City, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$16,757

Programs offered

  • LPN
Reedley College

Reedley College

Reedley, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,653

Reedley College (RC) is a two-year community college that is located in Reedley, California. This school was established in 1926 and it is a public institution with around 13,000 students enrolled. Reedley provides a clear pathway for students to gain the necessary skills to become true ...

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • CNA
  • LPN to ADN
Saint Mary's College of California

Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$33,414

Programs offered

San Diego State University - Imperial Valley Campus

San Diego State University - Imperial Valley Campus

Calexico, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
American Career College-Lynwood

American Career College-Lynwood

Lynwood, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,749

Programs offered

  • LPN
University of California-Davis

University of California-Davis

Davis, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$16,446

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
University of California-Irvine

University of California-Irvine

Irvine, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,944

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
University of California-Los Angeles

University of California-Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,760

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • LPN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
University of California-San Francisco

University of California-San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
University of Phoenix-California

University of Phoenix-California

Costa Mesa, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$15,460

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • MSN
  • DNP
University of Phoenix - Central Valley Campus

University of Phoenix - Central Valley Campus

Fresno, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • MSN
  • DNP
University of Phoenix - Sacramento Valley Campus

University of Phoenix - Sacramento Valley Campus

Sacramento, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • MSN
  • DNP
University of Phoenix - San Diego Campus

University of Phoenix - San Diego Campus

San Diego, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • MSN
  • DNP
University of Phoenix - Southern California Campus

University of Phoenix - Southern California Campus

Costa Mesa, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • MSN
  • DNP
University of San Diego

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$38,592

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • BSN
  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • BSN to DNP
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
Valley College of Medical Careers

Valley College of Medical Careers

West Hills, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,959

Programs offered

  • LPN
Vanguard University of Southern California

Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,611

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
West Coast University-Ontario

West Coast University-Ontario

Ontario, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$38,904

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • BSN
  • ADN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN
West Coast University-Orange County

West Coast University-Orange County

Anaheim, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$39,095

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • ADN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Western University of Health Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield

San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN
Brandman University

Brandman University

Irvine, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$26,055

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • DNP
  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • BSN to DNP
California State University-Monterey Bay

California State University-Monterey Bay

Seaside, CA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,233

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Carrington College-Pleasant Hill

Carrington College-Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,987

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN
Walter Jay M.D. Institute

Walter Jay M.D. Institute

Los Angeles, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
San Joaquin Valley College - Rancho Cordova

San Joaquin Valley College - Rancho Cordova

Rancho Cordova, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN
Carrington College-Stockton

Carrington College-Stockton

Stockton, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$18,575

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN
Carrington College-Citrus Heights

Carrington College-Citrus Heights

Citrus Heights, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,941

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN
National Career College

National Career College

Panorama City, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$17,391

Programs offered

  • LPN
Touro University California

Touro University California

Vallejo, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to MSN
Casa Loma College - Hawthorne

Casa Loma College - Hawthorne

Hawthorne, CA
Campus size
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Four - D College - Victorville

Four - D College - Victorville

Victorville, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
United Education Institute - Chula Vista Campus

United Education Institute - Chula Vista Campus

Chula Vista, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Anderson Medical Career College

Anderson Medical Career College

North Hollywood, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
Advanced Computing Institute

Advanced Computing Institute

Los Angeles, CA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$15,189

Programs offered

  • LPN
Advanced Pro Nursing Institute

Advanced Pro Nursing Institute

Hayward, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
American College of Nursing, LLC

American College of Nursing, LLC

Concord, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
Feather River Community College - Fall River Mills

Feather River Community College - Fall River Mills

Fall River Mills, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Hanford Adult School

Hanford Adult School

Hanford, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Healthcare College of California

Healthcare College of California

Stockton, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Institute of Medical Education - Oakland

Institute of Medical Education - Oakland

Oakland, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Lompoc Unified Adult Education

Lompoc Unified Adult Education

Lompco, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Los Angeles Unified School District - Locke Community Adult School

Los Angeles Unified School District - Locke Community Adult School

Los Angeles, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Medical Career Institute

Medical Career Institute

South El Monte, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
NCP College - Hayward

NCP College - Hayward

Hayward, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
NCP College - South San Francisco

NCP College - South San Francisco

South San Francisco, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Nightingale School of Nursing

Nightingale School of Nursing

San Leandro, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Oikos University

Oikos University

Oakland, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Oxman College

Oxman College

San Francisco, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Preferred College of Nursing - Carson

Preferred College of Nursing - Carson

Long Beach, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Preferred College of Nursing - Van Nuys

Preferred College of Nursing - Van Nuys

Van Nuys, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Prime Career College

Prime Career College

Vallejo,, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Salinas Adult School

Salinas Adult School

Salinas, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Sierra Pacific College

Sierra Pacific College

Redlands, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Soledad Adult School/Mission Trails ROP

Soledad Adult School/Mission Trails ROP

Soledad, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
St. Francis Career College - San Jose

St. Francis Career College - San Jose

San Jose, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
St. Jude Healthcare Education Center

St. Jude Healthcare Education Center

Glendale, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Stanton University, Garden Grove

Stanton University, Garden Grove

Garden Grove, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Tri-County ROP

Tri-County ROP

Yuba City, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Ukiah Adult School

Ukiah Adult School

Ukiah, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
United Education International College (UEI), San Bernardino

United Education International College (UEI), San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Unitek College - Santa Clara

Unitek College - Santa Clara

Santa Clara, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Valley School of Allied Health

Valley School of Allied Health

Reseda, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
WestMed College-Merced

WestMed College-Merced

Merced, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
WestMed College-San Jose

WestMed College-San Jose

San Jose, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Eastern Sierra College Center

Eastern Sierra College Center

Bishop, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Dinuba Adult School

Dinuba Adult School

Dinuba, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Community Based Education and Development

Community Based Education and Development

Los Angeles, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
College of Medical Arts

College of Medical Arts

Sacramento, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Coast Health Career College

Coast Health Career College

Anaheim, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Center of Education and Technology VN Program

Center of Education and Technology VN Program

Los Angeles, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Career Colleges of America - Los Angeles

Career Colleges of America - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Career Care Institute - Lancaster

Career Care Institute - Lancaster

Lancaster, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
California Nurses And Vocational Institute

California Nurses And Vocational Institute

San Francisco, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Boston Reed/Martinez Adult Education Center

Boston Reed/Martinez Adult Education Center

Martinez, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Baldy View ROP

Baldy View ROP

Ontario, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc.

Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc.

Palo Alto, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc. Daly City

Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc. Daly City

Daly City, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • CNA
Bethesda University of California

Bethesda University of California

Anaheim, CA
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/Campuses

The following schools are closed permanently.

Career Colleges of America - South Gate (Closed in 2014)
LPN
Carrington College California - Antioch (Closed in 2019)
LPN LPN to ADN
Central Nursing College (Closed in 2014)
LPN
Charter College-Canyon Country (Closed in 2016)
LPN
Everest College - Anaheim (Closed in 2015)
LPN
Everest College - Ontario Metro (Closed in 2015)
ADN
Four - D College (Closed in 2015)
LPN
Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys (Closed in 2018)
LPN
Kaplan College - Stockton (Closed in 2013)
LPN
Preferred College of Nursing - Los Angeles (Closed in 2015)
LPN
Twin Rivers Adult School (Closed in 2014)
LPN
InterCoast Career Institute-South Portland (Closed in 2016)
LPN
ITT Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova (Closed in 2016)
ADN
Everest College - Alhambra (Closed in 2015)
LPN
Carrington College California - Emeryville (Closed in 2013)
LPN to ADN
CIT College of InfoMedical Technology (Closed in 2011)
LPN
Brightwood College-Bakersfield (Closed in 2018)
LPN
Brightwood College-Chula Vista (Closed in 2018)
LPN

California's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


California's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average


California Nursing Salary and Emplyment Statistics


Median Salary
Job title Total Nurses Jobs/1000 Hourly Annual
Registered Nurses 282,290 16.908 $48 $100,730
Nurse Anesthetists 1,460 0.087 $95 $197,720
Nurse Midwives 720 0.043 $64 $133,080
Nurse Practitioners 13,570 0.813 $59 $122,840
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 66,350 3.974 $26 $53,610
Nursing Assistants 98,570 5.904 $15 $30,870
  • Jobs/1000 - the number of jobs (employment) in the given job title per 1,000 jobs (across all occupations ) in the state.
  • Data source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 Survey