North-West College was founded in 1966 by Marsha Fuerst to provide allied health career training and education. The school maintains five locations in Southern California, predominantly in Greater Los Angeles County. The family owned business is dedicated to providing a number of services alongside its high quality education, including job placement, GED preparation, students advising, financial aid and more.
Students who attend North-West College will pursue an education in one of several high demand healthcare fields. The faculty is comprised of experienced professionals dedicated to ensuring that the skills necessary for employment are developed by students so that they may find career success. Students will earn a certificate upon completion that demonstrates competency and work ethic to potential employers. Financial aid options are also available to assist students in pursuing their careers.
Programs offered include:
- Vocational Nurse
- Dental Assistant
- Massage Therapy
- Medical Assistant
West Covina Location
The West Covina branch of North-West College is located at 2121 W Garvey Ave. About 310 students graduate from this campus each year. This campus provides services for students in the form of remedial education classes for licensure preparation or admissions requirements, post-graduation job placement opportunities, and online distance learning for students outside the school's service area. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting www.nw.edu.
The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at North – West College – West Covina. Programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (626) 960-5046.
Get more information about the programs offered by North – West College – West Covina by clicking the request information to the right.
Medical Assistant (884 Hours)
The medical assistant program offered commonly takes about nine months to complete.
- Tuition estimate is $16,000*
- The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $570*
- Based on published reports, around 80 students completed the medical assistant program last year
- The length of the medical assistant program is about 9 months
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Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants (1,701 Hours)
The practical nursing, vocational nursing and nursing assistants program takes about fifteen months for most students to complete.
- Tuition estimate is $33,000*
- Required supplies and books: $1,080*
- Last year, more than 40 students completed this program
- Students usually complete the practical nursing, vocational nursing and nursing assistants program in 15 months
Dental Assistant (884 Hours)
Dental assistant program takes ,as reported, eight months to complete.
- Tuition estimate is $16,000*
- Cost of required supplies and books: $540*
- Around 60 students completed the dental assistant program last year
- Students complete this program in usually 8 months
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Pharmacy Technician (936 Hours)
The pharmacy technician program takes about nine months for most students to complete.
- Tuition estimate is $15,000*
- Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $690*
- Around 40 students completed the pharmacy technician program last year
- The pharmacy technician program takes about 9 months to complete
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Surgical Technologist (1,504 Hours)
Surgical technologist program takes ,as reported, fourteen months to complete.
- Tuition estimate is $29,000*
- Cost of required books or supplies: $850*
- Based on published reports, around 20 students completed the surgical technologist program last year
- Takes about 14 months to complete
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Medical Insurance Biller (884 Hours)
The medical insurance biller program takes about eight months for most students to complete.
- Tuition estimate is $16,000*
- Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $650*
- Around 20 students completed the medical insurance biller program last year
- The medical insurance biller program takes about 8 months to complete
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*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, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is -. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. A fee of $100 is required from all applicants. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at North – West College – West Covina. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$3,344|
|Receiving Student Loans||68%||$7,842|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to North – West College – West Covina.
- Carrington College California - Pomona in Pomona, CA (8 miles away)
- North - West College - Pomona in Pomona, CA (11 miles away)
- American Career College - Anaheim in Anaheim, CA (16 miles away)
- American Career College at St. Francis in Lynwood, CA (18 miles away)
- North - West College - Glendale in Glendale, CA (19 miles away)