Best Registered Nurse Colleges in California

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Registered Nurse degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 130 Registered Nurse schools located within California. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Registered Nurse Colleges in California for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 West Coast University-Orange County Anaheim, CA

West Coast University-Orange County offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 372 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 372 Bachelor's degrees.

2 West Coast University-Los Angeles North Hollywood, CA

West Coast University-Los Angeles offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 381 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 381 Bachelor's degrees.

3 Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA

Azusa Pacific University offers 4 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 496 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 363 Bachelor's degrees, 115 Master's degrees, 13 Certificates degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

4 California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA

California State University-Long Beach offers 3 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 369 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 214 Bachelor's degrees, and 155 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
5 California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA

California State University-Fullerton offers 3 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 371 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 255 Bachelor's degrees, and 116 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
6 Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles, CA

Mount Saint Mary's University offers 4 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 283 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 203 Bachelor's degrees, 80 Associate's degrees.

7 Samuel Merritt University Oakland, CA

Samuel Merritt University offers 2 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 427 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 381 Bachelor's degrees, and 46 Master's degrees.

8 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA

University of San Francisco offers 3 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 210 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 184 Bachelor's degrees, 26 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 West Coast University-Ontario Ontario, CA

West Coast University-Ontario offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 273 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 273 Bachelor's degrees.

10 San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University offers 3 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 307 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 239 Bachelor's degrees, and 68 Master's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews

List of all Registered Nurse Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
West Coast University-Orange County West Coast University-Orange County Anaheim, CA
5/5
21 : 1 1,742
West Coast University-Los Angeles West Coast University-Los Angeles North Hollywood, CA
5/5
20 : 1 1,820
Azusa Pacific University Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA
5/5
14 : 1 9,975
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446
California State University-Fullerton California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2/5
30 : 1 38,948
Mount Saint Mary's University Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles, CA
5/5
14 : 1 3,431
Samuel Merritt University Samuel Merritt University Oakland, CA 9 : 1 1,593
University of San Francisco University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
5/5
15 : 1 10,797
West Coast University-Ontario West Coast University-Ontario Ontario, CA
5/5
19 : 1 1,116
San Francisco State University San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
28 : 1 30,256
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
University Logo University of Phoenix-California Costa Mesa, CA
3/5
28 : 1 17,869
California State University-Fresno California State University-Fresno Fresno, CA
2/5
27 : 1 24,136
California State University-Dominguez Hills California State University-Dominguez Hills Carson, CA
2/5
31 : 1 14,635
California State University-San Marcos California State University-San Marcos San Marcos, CA
2/5
28 : 1 12,793
California State University-Sacramento California State University-Sacramento Sacramento, CA
2/5
31 : 1 30,284
Point Loma Nazarene University Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA
5/5
18 : 1 3,663
San Jose State University San Jose State University San Jose, CA
2/5
31 : 1 32,773
California Baptist University California Baptist University Riverside, CA
5/5
22 : 1 8,541
Fresno City College Fresno City College Fresno, CA
1/5
46 : 1 22,697
California State University-Los Angeles California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
2/5
32 : 1 27,680
National University National University La Jolla, CA
3/5
30 : 1 17,488
California State University-East Bay California State University-East Bay Hayward, CA
2/5
31 : 1 15,528
California State University-Chico California State University-Chico Chico, CA
2/5
26 : 1 17,220
Sonoma State University Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, CA
2/5
28 : 1 9,408

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Additional Registered Nurse Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online Registered Nurse degrees

Online Registered Nurse degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 514 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Registered Nurse degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Phoenix-California 0 0 514 0 0
West Coast University-Orange County 0 0 372 0 0
Azusa Pacific University 0 0 363 0 0
Loma Linda University 0 0 152 0 0
Brandman University 0 0 27 0 0
How many California schools offer online Registered Nurse degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 8 Bachelor's
  • 3 Master's

What Registered Nurse degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 90 Colleges 5,801 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 48 Colleges 6,732 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 28 Colleges 443 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 4 Colleges 62 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 29 Colleges 1,180 Graduates
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