Palomar College is located in San Marcos, California. They offer two types of RN degrees - an Associate of Arts (AA) in Nursing and an Associate of Science (AS) in Nursing. Both have identical nursing coursework, with the AA program requiring additional general education credits. They also have an LVN to RN option and an LVN 30-unit option. The LVN 30-unit option allows an LVN to take the coursework required to take the NCLEX-RN in one year, without receiving either an AA or AS degree. Of note with this option is that this is specific to California - this license may not transfer to other states.
Palomar College nursing school is a public institution located in San Marcos, California. Its nursing programs are ACEN accredited.
Degree types you can earn at Palomar College include Registered Nursing, and the school provides it offerings to students via campus formats. The level of nursing programs offered to nursing students include Associate level degrees.
For nursing students in California, the average NCLEX passing rate for ADN programs is 88.72% and for BSN programs is 87.43%.
The average national NCLEX passing rate for ADN programs is 85.48% and for BSN programs is 87.22%.
The latest NCLEX passing rates, and RNCareers' ranking for Palomar College is
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|Compare California Nursing Schools||ADN||BSN|
|Number of Nursing Programs||85||44|
|Average NCLEX Passing Rate||88.72%||87.43%|
|NCLEX Passing Rate Range||67.27% to 100.00%||56.96% to 97.15%|
|Best Ranked School Details||ADN Rankings for California||BSN Rankings for California|
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