California RN Programs

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RN Programs in California

RN programs in California are available on the internet and in classrooms, giving prospective students the chance to learn as they want. For anyone who lives in the state of California and needs a career that will provide them with job opportunities well into the future, registered nursing may be a perfect fit for them. There are many programs to choose from in the state, and they vary in length and cost. No matter what your means or goals may be, there should be an option out there for you to choose from.

On average, a registered nurse in the US will make $58,000 a year, but that number could greatly increase based on the area a nurse works in, the doctor he or she works with, the amount of time he or she works in one location, etc.

Becoming an RN by Examination in California

In order to become an RN by examination in California, an individual must:

  • Pay the required fees
  • Submit:
    • An Application for Licensure by Examination
    • Completed fingerprint cards
    • A recent 2" by 2" passport photo
    • A completed Request for Accommodation of Disabilities form (if necessary)
    • Completed request for transcript forms and nursing school transcripts sent directly from the school that individual graduated

Becoming an RN by Endorsement in California

In order to become an RN by endorsement in California, an individual must:

Schools with RN Programs Accepting Students in California

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Other Schools with RN Programs in California

Pacific Union College
One Angwin Avenue
Angwin, CA 94508
Cabrillo College
6500 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
Humboldt State University
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521
Azusa Pacific College
901 E. Alosta Ave
Azusa, CA 91702
Azusa Pacific University
901 E. Alosta Ave
Azusa, CA 91702
Bakersfield College
1801 Panorama Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93305
California State University
9001 Stockdale Hwy.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
California State University
400 West 1st Street
Chico, CA 95929
Southwestern College
900 Otay Lakes Road
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Compton Community College
1111 East Artesia Boulevard
Compton, CA 90221
El Camino College - Compton Community Educational Center
1111 East Artesia Boulevard
Compton, CA 90221
De Anza Community College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Cypress College
9200 Valley View Street
Cypress, CA 90630
Grossmont College
8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020
College of the Redwoods
7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
Eureka, CA 95501
Solano Community College
4000 Suisun Valley Rd
Fairfield, CA 94534
Ohlone College
43600 Mission Boulevard
Fremont, CA
California State University
5241 N. Maple Ave.
Fresno, CA 93740
Fresno City College
1101 E. University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741
Gavilan College
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd.
Gilroy, CA 95020
Glendale Community College
1500 North Verdugo Road
Glendale, CA 91208
California State University - East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94542
Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
Golden West College
15744 Goldenwest Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Imperial Valley College
380 E. Aten Road
Imperial, CA 92251
University of California - Irvine
Campus Dr. and West Peltason Dr.
Irvine, CA 92697
Copper Mountain College
6162 Rotary Way
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
College of Marin
835 College Avenue
Kentfield, CA 94904
Biola University
13800 Biola Ave.
La Mirada, CA 90639
Antelope Valley Medical College
44201 10th St West
Lancaster, CA 93534
Loma Linda University
11370 Anderson Street
Loma Linda, CA 92354
California State University
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840
Long Beach City College
4901 East Carson Street
Long Beach, CA 90808
California State University
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Los Angeles City College
855 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Los Angeles County College of Nursing & Allied Health
1237 North Mission Road
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Los Angeles Southwest College
1600 West Imperial Highway
Los Angeles, CA 90047
Los Angeles Trade Technical College
400 West Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Mount St Mary's College
12001 Chalon Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
University of California - Los Angeles
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Yuba Community College
2088 North Beale Road
Marysville, CA 95901
Mt San Jacinto College
28237 La Piedra Rd
Menifee, CA 92584
Merced Community College
3600 M Street
Merced, CA 95348
Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Modesto Junior College
435 College Avenue
Modesto, CA 95350
Monterey Peninsula College
980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940
East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Moorpark College
7075 Campus Road
Moorpark, CA 93021
Napa Valley College
2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway
Napa, CA 94558
West Coast University
12215 Victory Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91606
Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
Merritt College
12500 Campus Drive
Oakland, CA 94619
Samuel Merritt College School of Nursing
3100 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
Butte Community College
3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, CA 95965
College of the Desert
43-500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Pasadena City College
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
Los Medanos College
2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Western University of Health Sciences
309 E Second St.
Pomona, CA 91766
Chaffey College
5885 Haven Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
Shasta College
11555 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96049
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504
Riverside Community College
4800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
Sierra College
5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677
Sonoma State University
1801 East Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
American River College
4700 College Oak Drive
Sacramento, CA 95841
California State University
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819
Sacramento City College
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822
Western Career College
8909 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826
University of Phoenix - Modesto
5330 Pirrone Road
Salida, CA 95368
Hartnell College
411 Central Avenue
Salinas, CA 93901
California State University
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407
San Bernardino Valley College
701 South Mount Vernon Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92410
Maric College
9055 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106
San Diego City College
1313 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
City College of San Francisco
50 Phelan Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
University of California - San Francisco
55 Laguna Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Evergreen Valley College
3095 Yerba Buena Road
San Jose, CA 95135
San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192
Cuesta College
Hwy 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
California State University - San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096
Palomar College
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
College of San Mateo
1700 W. Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94402
Contra Costa College
2600 Mission Bell Drive
San Pablo, CA 94806
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Santa Ana College
1530 W 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Santa Barbara City College
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Allan Hancock College
800 S. College Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Santa Rosa Junior College
1501 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
American University of Health Sciences
1600 East Hill Street, Building #1
Signal Hill, CA 90755
California State University - Stanislaus
1 University Circle
Stanislaus, CA 95382
San Joaquin Delta College
5151 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95207
El Camino College
16007 Crenshaw Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90506
Mendocino College
1000 Hensley Creek Road
Ukiah, CA 95482
Los Angeles Valley College
5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, CA 91401
Ventura College
4667 Telegraph Road
Ventura, CA 93003
Victor Valley College
18422 Bear Valley Road
Victorville, CA 92395
College of the Sequoias
915 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93277
San Joaquin Valley College
8400 W. Mineral King
Visalia, CA 93291
Mt San Antonio College
1100 N. Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA 91789
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Los Angeles Harbor College
1111 Figueroa Place
Wilmington, CA 90744
Los Angeles Pierce College
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA 91371

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