Nursing Schools in California

The state of California is home to 301 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 173 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in California.

NursingExplorer ranking system is statistical. We use the following factors when evaluating schools: NCLEX pass rates, programmatic and institutional accreditations. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in California

Listed below are all nursing schools in California. Please use the sort feature to view which schools have top RN and LPN programs along with their corresponding average NCLEX pass rates. Click on each school's name to view more detail about the school.

There are a total of 301 nursing schools in the state of California. And according to our database 13 schools have been closed permanently.

Institution RN PN RN PN
Stanbridge College
Location: Irvine, CA
Programs offered: LPN RN to BSN BSN ADN
100.0% 89.0%
1
16
Cuesta College
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
100.0% 84.3%
1
22
Chabot College
Location: Hayward, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
99.1%
2
Sierra College
Location: Rocklin, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
99.0%
3
Victor Valley College
Location: Victorville, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
98.4%
4
Simpson University
Location: Redding, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
97.3%
5
Mendocino College
Location: Ukiah, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
97.0%
6
California State University-Long Beach
Location: Long Beach, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN RN to BSN Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN Masters
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 [...]
96.8%
7
California State University-Stanislaus
Location: Turlock, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN LPN to BSN
96.8%
7
Los Angeles Harbor College
Location: Wilmington, CA
Programs offered: ADN
96.6%
8
Merritt College
Location: Oakland, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
95.9% 60.3%
9
61
California State University-Sacramento
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN RN to BSN LPN to BSN Masters LPN to ADN
95.9%
9
California State University-San Marcos
Location: San Marcos, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN
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. [...]
95.9%
9
California State University-Chico
Location: Chico, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN LPN to BSN
95.8%
10
California State University-Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN RN to BSN Masters
95.6% 11
Monterey Peninsula College
Location: Monterey, CA
Programs offered: ADN
95.6% 11
College of the Siskiyous
Location: Weed, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
95.5% 97.7% 12
4
California State University-Channel Islands
Location: Camarillo, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
95.4% 13
MiraCosta College
Location: Oceanside, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
95.3% 97.3% 14
5
American River College
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
95.2% 15
Saddleback College
Location: Mission Viejo, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
95.0% 16
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN Masters
95.0% 16
Sacramento City College
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
94.9% 88.0% 17 18
Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: ADN
94.7% 18
Hartnell College
Location: Salinas, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN RN to BSN
94.4% 92.0% 19 13
Sonoma State University
Location: Rohnert Park, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN RN to BSN Masters
94.4% 19
Grossmont College
Location: El Cajon, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
94.3% 20
Santa Barbara City College
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
93.8% 98.0% 21
3
Santa Monica College
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
93.7% 22
National University
Location: La Jolla, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN ADN
93.3% 23
Reedley College
Location: Reedley, CA
Programs offered: ADN
93.3% 23
Mt San Jacinto Community College District
Location: San Jacinto, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
93.1% 24
Santa Rosa Junior College
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
92.6% 99.0% 25
1
Riverside City College
Location: Riverside, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
92.6% 98.3% 25
2
Concordia University-Irvine
Location: Irvine, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN Accelerated BSN
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 [...]
92.6% 25
Moorpark College
Location: Moorpark, CA
Programs offered: ADN
92.6% 25
California State University-Bakersfield
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
92.1% 26
California State University-Fullerton
Location: Fullerton, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN RN to BSN LPN to BSN Masters
91.8% 27
De Anza College
Location: Cupertino, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
91.8% 27
Bakersfield College
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
91.7% 79.7% 28 31
Glendale Community College
Location: Glendale, CA
Programs offered: ADN
91.6% 29
Chaffey College
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
91.5% 65.0% 30 55
Palomar College
Location: San Marcos, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
91.5% 30
Rio Hondo College
Location: Whittier, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
91.4% 92.7% 31 12
Imperial Valley College
Location: Imperial, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
91.1% 87.0% 32 20
Long Beach City College
Location: Long Beach, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
91.1% 79.3% 32 32
Golden West College
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
91.1% 32
Evergreen Valley College
Location: San Jose, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
90.9% 33
El Camino Community College District
Location: Torrance, CA
Programs offered: ADN
89.7% 34
College of Marin
Location: Kentfield, CA
Programs offered: ADN
89.3% 35
San Jose State University
Location: San Jose, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN Masters LPN to BSN
89.3% 35
Samuel Merritt University
Location: Oakland, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN Accelerated BSN Masters Doctoral
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 [...]
89.2% 36
Ventura College
Location: Ventura, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
89.2% 36
Los Angeles Valley College
Location: Valley Glen, CA
Programs offered: ADN
89.1% 37
College of the Sequoias
Location: Visalia, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
88.9% 38
Cypress College
Location: Cypress, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
88.8% 39
Modesto Junior College
Location: Modesto, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
88.8% 39
San Diego City College
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
88.7% 40
Southwestern College
Location: Chula Vista, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
88.6% 80.0% 41 30
California State University-Northridge
Location: Northridge, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN
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 [...]
88.6% 41
Loma Linda University
Location: Loma Linda, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN Accelerated BSN Accelerated MSN Masters Doctoral LPN to BSN ADN LPN to ADN
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 [...]
88.3% 42
College of the Desert
Location: Palm Desert, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
88.2% 79.3% 43 32
College of the Redwoods
Location: Eureka, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
88.1% 82.0% 44 27
University of San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN Masters Doctoral
88.1% 44
American University of Health Sciences
Location: Signal Hill, CA
Programs offered: BSN
88.0% 45
West Coast University-Los Angeles
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN ADN LPN to BSN Masters
88.0% 45
Merced College
Location: Merced, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
87.9% 88.3% 46 17
San Joaquin Delta College
Location: Stockton, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
87.9% 46
Citrus College
Location: Glendora, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
87.7% 87.7% 47 19
Shasta College
Location: Redding, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
87.2% 54.7% 48 68
Santa Ana College
Location: Santa Ana, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
87.1% 49
Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
86.7% 50
California State University-San Bernardino
Location: San Bernardino, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
86.6% 51
City College of San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
86.5% 63.3% 52 56
Point Loma Nazarene University
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN Masters LPN to BSN LPN to ADN
86.5% 52
Mt San Antonio College
Location: Walnut, CA
Programs offered: ADN
86.4% 53
Los Medanos College
Location: Pittsburg, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
86.0% 90.0% 54 15
California State University-East Bay
Location: Hayward, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN LPN to BSN
86.0% 54
Los Angeles City College
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
86.0% 54
Cerritos College
Location: Norwalk, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
85.9% 55
Copper Mountain Community College
Location: Joshua Tree, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
85.2% 97.0% 56
6
Pasadena City College
Location: Pasadena, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
85.1% 62.7% 57 58
Porterville College
Location: Porterville, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
85.0% 58
West Hills College-Lemoore
Location: Lemoore, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
84.5% 59
California Baptist University
Location: Riverside, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN RN to BSN Accelerated BSN Masters
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 [...]
84.4% 60
Pacific Union College
Location: Angwin, CA
Programs offered: ADN RN to BSN LPN to ADN BSN
84.3% 61
Azusa Pacific University
Location: Azusa, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN RN to BSN LPN to BSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN LPN to ADN
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 [...]
84.2% 62
Antelope Valley College
Location: Lancaster, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
84.1% 84.0% 63 23
College of the Canyons
Location: Santa Clarita, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
83.9% 64
California State University-Fresno
Location: Fresno, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN RN to BSN Masters
83.6% 65
Solano Community College
Location: Fairfield, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
83.1% 66
Los Angeles Pierce College
Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Programs offered: LPN to ADN ADN
83.0% 67
Yuba College
Location: Marysville, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
82.8% 68
Butte College
Location: Oroville, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
82.6% 94.3% 69
10
Biola University
Location: La Mirada, CA
Programs offered: BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN LPN to ADN
82.6% 69
San Francisco State University
Location: San Francisco, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN RN to BSN Masters Accelerated BSN
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 [...]
82.6% 69
Contra Costa College
Location: San Pablo, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
82.2% 70
Ohlone College
Location: Fremont, CA
Programs offered: ADN
81.6% 71
Allan Hancock College
Location: Santa Maria, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
81.2% 95.7% 72
8
College of San Mateo
Location: San Mateo, CA
Programs offered: ADN
80.3% 73
Dominican University of California
Location: San Rafael, CA
Programs offered: BSN LPN to BSN Masters LPN to ADN
79.6% 74
Carrington College-Sacramento
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
79.4% 89.0% 75 16
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia
Location: Visalia, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
79.1% 84.3% 76 22
American Career College-Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
79.1% 65.0% 76 55
Career Networks Institute
Location: Orange, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
79.0% 67.0% 77 51
San Bernardino Valley College
Location: San Bernardino, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
78.6% 78
Gavilan College
Location: Gilroy, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
77.6% 94.7% 79
9
Napa Valley College
Location: Napa, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
77.5% 72.0% 80 45
Cabrillo College
Location: Aptos, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
76.2% 81
Fresno City College
Location: Fresno, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
75.9% 82
United States University
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: Accelerated MSN RN to BSN Masters LPN to ADN BSN
75.9% 82
Brightwood College-San Diego
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
75.4% 71.3% 83 46
Unitek College
Location: Fremont, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN RN to BSN LPN to ADN BSN
73.8% 74.0% 84 41
Mount Saint Mary's University
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: ADN BSN RN to BSN Accelerated BSN Masters LPN to BSN LPN to ADN
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 [...]
73.5% 85
Los Angeles Southwest College
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: ADN
72.1% 86
El Camino College-Compton Center
Location: Compton, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
71.1% 87
Mission College
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Programs offered: LPN LPN to ADN ADN
71.0% 91.7% 88 14
East Los Angeles College
Location: Monterey Park, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
66.6% 89
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria
Location: Santa Maria, CA
Programs offered: LPN
98.0%
3
Career Development Institute Inc
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
96.0%
7
Beaumont Adult School
Location: Beaumont, CA
Programs offered: LPN
94.0% 11
North-West College-Glendale
Location: Glendale, CA
Programs offered: LPN
90.0% 15
Concorde Career College-San Diego
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: LPN
87.0% 20
Xavier College
Location: Stockton, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN
87.0% 20
Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa Regional Occupational Program
Location: Redlands, CA
Programs offered: LPN
85.7% 21
Cerro Coso Community College
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Programs offered: LPN
84.3% 22
Clovis Adult Education
Location: Clovis, CA
Programs offered: LPN
84.0% 23
Concorde Career College-North Hollywood
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Programs offered: LPN
83.3% 24
American Career College-Anaheim
Location: Anaheim, CA
Programs offered: LPN
83.0% 25
Marian Health Careers Center-Van Nuys Campus
Location: Van Nuys, CA
Programs offered: LPN
82.7% 26
Blake Austin College
Location: Vacaville, CA
Programs offered: LPN
80.7% 28
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education
Location: La Puente, CA
Programs offered: LPN
80.3% 29
Brightwood College-Chula Vista
Location: Chula Vista, CA
Programs offered: LPN
80.3% 29
Concorde Career College-San Bernardino
Location: San Bernardino, CA
Programs offered: LPN
79.0% 33
North-West College-Riverside
Location: Riverside, CA
Programs offered: LPN
78.7% 34
Feather River Community College District
Location: Quincy, CA
Programs offered: LPN
78.3% 35
Pacific College
Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Programs offered: LPN RN to BSN BSN
77.7% 36
American Career College-Ontario
Location: Ontario, CA
Programs offered: LPN
76.7% 37
Charles A Jones Career and Education Center
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: LPN
76.7% 37
University of Antelope Valley
Location: Lancaster, CA
Programs offered: LPN RN to BSN
76.3% 38
Summit College
Location: Colton, CA
Programs offered: LPN
75.3% 39
Palo Verde College
Location: Blythe, CA
Programs offered: LPN
74.7% 40
InfoTech Career College
Location: Paramount, CA
Programs offered: LPN
74.0% 41
Concorde Career College-Garden Grove
Location: Garden Grove, CA
Programs offered: LPN
73.7% 42
Premiere Career College
Location: Irwindale, CA
Programs offered: LPN
73.7% 42
California Nurses Educational Institute
Location: Palm Springs, CA
Programs offered: LPN
72.7% 43
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts
Location: San Mateo, CA
Programs offered: LPN
72.7% 43
Brightwood College-Sacramento
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: LPN
72.7% 43
Career Care Institute
Location: Lancaster, CA
Programs offered: LPN
72.3% 44
Homestead Schools
Location: Torrance, CA
Programs offered: LPN
71.3% 46
Brightwood College-Bakersfield
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Programs offered: LPN
71.3% 46
State Center Community College District
Location: Fresno, CA
Programs offered: LPN
71.0% 47
Downey Adult School
Location: Downey, CA
Programs offered: LPN
68.3% 48
Institute of Technology
Location: Clovis, CA
Programs offered: LPN
68.3% 48
West Coast Ultrasound Institute
Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Programs offered: LPN
67.7% 49
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Programs offered: LPN
67.3% 50
National Career College
Location: Panorama City, CA
Programs offered: LPN
67.0% 51
California Career College
Location: Canoga Park, CA
Programs offered: LPN
66.7% 52
Marian Health Careers Center-Los Angeles Campus
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
66.3% 53
North-West College-Pasadena
Location: Pasadena, CA
Programs offered: LPN
66.0% 54
Advanced College
Location: South Gate, CA
Programs offered: LPN
63.0% 57
Glendale Career College
Location: Glendale, CA
Programs offered: LPN
61.7% 59
Angeles Institute
Location: ARTESIA, CA
Programs offered: LPN
61.3% 60
Trinity School of Health and Allied Sciences
Location: Torrance, CA
Programs offered: LPN
61.3% 60
Brightwood College-Modesto
Location: Salida, CA
Programs offered: LPN
60.0% 62
Angeles College
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
59.7% 63
Carrington College-San Jose
Location: San Jose, CA
Programs offered: LPN LPN to ADN
59.0% 64
American Medical Sciences Center
Location: Glendale, CA
Programs offered: LPN
58.5% 65
North-West College-West Covina
Location: West Covina, CA
Programs offered: LPN
57.3% 66
Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
55.3% 67
North-West College-Pomona
Location: Pomona, CA
Programs offered: LPN
54.0% 69
Lassen Community College
Location: Susanville, CA
Programs offered: LPN
52.3% 70
Casa Loma College-Van Nuys
Location: Van Nuys, CA
Programs offered: LPN
50.7% 71
Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education
Location: Baldwin Park, CA
Programs offered: LPN
California College - San Diego
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: BSN
California State University-Dominguez Hills
Location: Carson, CA
Programs offered: Accelerated MSN RN to BSN Masters BSN
Carrington College-San Leandro
Location: San Leandro, CA
Programs offered: LPN LPN to ADN
CBD College
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: ADN
CES College
Location: Burbank, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: Accelerated MSN Masters
Charter College-Canyon Country
Location: Canyon Country, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Franklin Career Colleges, Inc. - Ontario
Location: Ontario, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Fresno Pacific University
Location: Fresno, CA
Programs offered: RN to BSN BSN
Holy Names University
Location: Oakland, CA
Programs offered: RN to BSN LPN to BSN Masters BSN
Humboldt State University
Location: Arcata, CA
Programs offered:
Institute of Medical Education
Location: San Jose, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Brightwood College-North Hollywood
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Brightwood College-Vista
Location: Vista, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Palladium Technical Academy
Location: Temple City, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Saint Mary's College of California
Location: Moraga, CA
Programs offered: BSN
San Diego State University - Imperial Valley Campus
Location: Calexico, CA
Programs offered: RN to BSN
American Career College-Lynwood
Location: Lynwood, CA
Programs offered: LPN
University of California-Davis
Location: Davis, CA
Programs offered: Masters Doctoral
University of California-Irvine
Location: Irvine, CA
Programs offered: BSN Masters
University of California-Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN Masters Doctoral LPN to BSN
University of California-San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, CA
Programs offered: Accelerated MSN Masters Doctoral
University of Phoenix - Bay Area Campus
Location: San Jose, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN Masters Doctoral
University of Phoenix - Central Valley Campus
Location: Fresno, CA
Programs offered: ADN LPN Masters Doctoral
University of Phoenix - Sacramento Valley Campus
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN Masters Doctoral
University of Phoenix - San Diego Campus
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN Masters Doctoral
University of Phoenix - Southern California Campus
Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Programs offered: LPN ADN Masters Doctoral
University of San Diego
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: Accelerated MSN Masters Doctoral BSN
Valley College of Medical Careers
Location: West Hills, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Vanguard University of Southern California
Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Programs offered: RN to BSN BSN
West Coast University-Ontario
Location: Ontario, CA
Programs offered: LPN BSN ADN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
West Coast University-Orange County
Location: Anaheim, CA
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN ADN
Western University of Health Sciences
Location: Pomona, CA
Programs offered: Accelerated MSN Masters Doctoral
San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Programs offered: LPN to ADN LPN
Brandman University
Location: Irvine, CA
Programs offered: RN to BSN Doctoral BSN
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-San Diego
Location: San Diego, CA
Programs offered: BSN
California State University-Monterey Bay
Location: Seaside, CA
Programs offered: BSN
Carrington College-Pleasant Hill
Location: Pleasant Hill, CA
Programs offered: LPN to ADN
Walter Jay M.D. Institute
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
San Joaquin Valley College - Rancho Cordova
Location: Rancho Cordova, CA
Programs offered: LPN to ADN
Carrington College-Stockton
Location: Stockton, CA
Programs offered: LPN to ADN
Carrington College-Citrus Heights
Location: Citrus Heights, CA
Programs offered: LPN to ADN
Touro University California
Location: Vallejo, CA
Programs offered: BSN
Crenshaw-Washington Community Adult School
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
East Los Angeles Occupational Center
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
North Valley Occupational Center - Aviation Center
Location: Mission Hills, CA
Programs offered: LPN
West Valley Occupational Center
Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute
Location: Simi Valley, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Lynwood Community Adult School
Location: Lynwood, CA
Programs offered: LPN
El Monte - Rosemead Adult School
Location: El Monte, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Maric College - Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Career Care Institute - Ventura
Location: Ventura, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Casa Loma College - Hawthorne
Location: Hawthorne, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Four - D College - Victorville
Location: Victorville, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Concord
Location: Concord, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Summit College - Anaheim
Location: Anaheim, CA
Programs offered: LPN
United Education Institute - Chula Vista Campus
Location: Chula Vista, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Bakersfield Adult School
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Annenberg School of Nursing
Location: Reseda, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Anderson Medical Career College
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Advanced Computing Institute
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Advanced Pro Nursing Institute
Location: Hayward, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Allied Medical & Health Services, Inc.
Location: Glendale, CA
Programs offered: LPN
American Career College - Orange County
Location: Anaheim, CA
Programs offered: LPN
American College of Nursing, LLC
Location: Concord, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Feather River Community College - Fall River Mills
Location: Fall River Mills, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Fresno Adult School
Location: Fresno, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Fresno
Location: Fresno, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Modesto
Location: Modesto, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Hanford Adult School
Location: Hanford, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Healthcare College of California
Location: Stockton, CA
Programs offered: LPN
High Desert Medical College
Location: Lancaster, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Institute of Medical Education - Oakland
Location: Oakland, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Integrity College Of Health
Location: Pasadena, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Joseph's School of Nursing
Location: Lancaster, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Lompoc Unified Adult Education
Location: Lompco, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Los Angeles Unified School District - Locke Community Adult School
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Medical Allied Career Center
Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Medical Career Institute
Location: South El Monte, CA
Programs offered: LPN
NCP College - Hayward
Location: Hayward, CA
Programs offered: LPN
NCP College - South San Francisco
Location: South San Francisco, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Nightingale School of Nursing
Location: San Leandro, CA
Programs offered: LPN
North Orange County ROP
Location: Anaheim, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Oikos University
Location: Oakland, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Oxman College
Location: San Francisco, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Preferred College of Nursing - Carson
Location: Long Beach, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Preferred College of Nursing - Van Nuys
Location: Van Nuys, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Prime Career College
Location: Vallejo,, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Professional Medical Careers Institute
Location: Westlake Village, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Salinas Adult School
Location: Salinas, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Santa Barbara Business College - Rancho Mirage
Location: Rancho Mirage, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Sierra Pacific College
Location: Redlands, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Soledad Adult School/Mission Trails ROP
Location: Soledad, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Southern California Medical College
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Programs offered: LPN
St. Francis Career College - San Jose
Location: San Jose, CA
Programs offered: LPN
St. Jude Healthcare Education Center
Location: Glendale, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Stanton University, Garden Grove
Location: Garden Grove, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Tri-County ROP
Location: Yuba City, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Tulare Adult School
Location: Tulare, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Ukiah Adult School
Location: Ukiah, CA
Programs offered: LPN
United Education International College (UEI), San Bernardino
Location: San Bernardino, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Unitek College - Sacramento
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Unitek College - Santa Clara
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Valley School of Allied Health
Location: Reseda, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Visalia Adult School
Location: Visalia, CA
Programs offered: LPN
WestMed College-Merced
Location: Merced, CA
Programs offered: LPN
WestMed College-San Jose
Location: San Jose, CA
Programs offered: LPN
YWCA Los Angeles Job Corps Center
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Eastern Sierra College Center
Location: Bishop, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Dinuba Adult School
Location: Dinuba, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Curam College of Nursing
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Community Based Education and Development
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
College of the Redwoods - Del Norte
Location: Crescent City, CA
Programs offered: LPN
College of Nursing and Technology
Location: Reseda, CA
Programs offered: LPN
College of Medical Arts
Location: Sacramento, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Coast Health Career College
Location: Anaheim, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Center of Education and Technology VN Program
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Career Colleges of America - Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Career Care Institute, Moreno Valley
Location: Moreno Valley, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Career Care Institute - Lancaster
Location: Lancaster, CA
Programs offered: LPN
California Nurses And Vocational Institute
Location: San Francisco, CA
Programs offered: LPN
California Career Institute, Garden Grove
Location: Garden Grove, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Boston Reed/Martinez Adult Education Center
Location: Martinez, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Baldy View ROP
Location: Ontario, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc. Daly City
Location: Daly City, CA
Programs offered: LPN
Bethesda University of California
Location: Anaheim, CA
Programs offered: LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/campuses

The following instructions are closed permanently.

Career Colleges of America - South Gate (Closed in 2014)
LPN
Carrington College California - Antioch (Closed in 2018)
LPN LPN to ADN
Central Nursing College (Closed in 2014)
LPN
Everest College - Ontario Metro (Closed in 2015)
ADN
Four - D College (Closed in 2015)
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 2018)
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

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


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