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Pacific College

3160 Red Hill Ave, Costa Mesa, CA

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Established in 1993, Pacific College’s main campus is located in Costa Mesa, California. Its Los Angeles Satellite Campus (The Citadel) is in Los Angeles, California, and its Inland Empire Satellite Campus is in Ontario, California. All three campuses offer Vocational Nursing Programs (VN), but only the main campus offers Cardiovascular Technology Programs. All campuses provide flexible programs for dedicated students with opportunities to join the workforce in less than two years.

Pacific College’s no-cost Career Placement Department is designed to assist students with career placement, but educational programs are also designed to provide marketable skills and training, as well as increased awareness of the value of work. Faculty and staff work with students, advising them of how to succeed in their education and help them meet their career goals.

Striving to foster intellectual growth, Pacific College also believes in success through character development and academic integrity. Each program is made up of comprehensive education that encourages excellence, values of critical learning and professionalism, and nurturing a sense of self-confidence.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Pacific College introduces the student to a wide range of competencies in health policy, health care financing, community and public health, leadership, and system thinking. With the goal of creating a more educated nursing workforce, Pacific strives to increase the percentage of graduates with a BSN.

Review Pacific College’s Admission Procedures (http://pacific-college.edu/admissions/admissions-procedures/)

Apply online (http://pacific-college.edu/apply/)

Programs Offered

The programs listed below are some of the programs offered by Pacific College. The list may differ from current programs, for a complete list of what is being offered students should visit the school's website.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

The licensed practical nurse (LPN) programs listed below are sorted by the number of contact hours offered.

1,542 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $30,000 per year*
  • Takes about 13 months to complete

1,767 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $33,000 per year*
  • Takes about 21 months to complete

Cardiovascular Technology

The cardiovascular technology programs that are listed below are organized by the number of contact hours offered.

1,140 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $16,000 per year*
  • Takes about 12 months to complete

1,365 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $20,000 per year*
  • Takes about 15 months to complete

Healthcare Administration (1,799 Hours)

The healthcare administration program takes about twelve months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $35,000*
  • Students complete this program in usually 12 months

Learn more and see other schools listed by checking out our healthcare administration degree profile page.

Home Health Aide (202 Hours)

The home health aide program takes about three months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $4,000*
  • The home health aide program takes about 3 months to complete

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The cost of attendance is approximately $15,900 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. The cost to submit an application is $75. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact this school for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships91%$3,863
Receiving Student Loans100%$9,987

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 3%.

Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Pacific College.

IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.