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Riverside City College Associate of Science in Registered Nursing
Riverside City College

Associate of Science in Registered Nursing

Riverside, USA

2 Years


Full time

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USD 435 *


* per unit for international students / total required funding is $23,161



The School of Nursing is a vital component of Riverside City College (RCC) and embraces the mission, values, and traditions of both the RCC District and the College. The School of Nursing prepares quality nursing health care providers using a student-centered approach through teaching excellence in an environment conducive to learning. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Registered Nurse (RN) program prepares individuals for professional generalist nursing roles and collaboration with other professionals and consumers to deliver holistic health care.

Students interested in the Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) program have three different academic pathways available depending on the eligibility of the applicant - Traditional (2 years), Concurrent Enrollment (2 years), and Advanced Placement (1 year). Please contact the School of Nursing for details.

ADN (RN) Student Achievement Data

The Registered Nursing NCLEX-RN pass rates and program completion data are reported in ADN (RN) Program Student Achievement Data.

Program Outcome 1: The program demonstrates evidence of graduates’ achievement on the licensure examination.

Expected Level of Achievement: NCLEX-RN pass rates will be at least or greater than 80% for all first-time test-takers during the same 12-month period.

2017 - 201894.29% (n = 175)
2018 – 201996.69% (n = 181)
2019 - 202091.11% (n = 180)
2020 - 202198% (n = 148)

Program Outcome 2: The program demonstrates evidence of students’ achievement in completing the nursing program.

Expected Level of Achievement: On-time program completion will be 85% or above.

Year% Off Students
2018-201987% (n = 185)
2019-202088% (n = 185)
2020-202181% (n = 190)

Program Outcome 3: The program demonstrates evidence of graduates' achievement in job placement.

Expected Level of Achievement: 90% of graduates will be employed as registered nurses within one year.

2017 - 201894% (n = 130)
2018 – 2019100% (n = 163)
2019 - 2020100% (n = 151)

Selection Procedure

Available enrollment spaces are selected by rank order (highest points) of the multi-criteria factors (see program information sheets). RCC reserves the right to designate a certain number of spaces for contract agreements and/or meet the requirements of grant-designated outcomes.

For specific information regarding the SON selection criteria, please see the SON Enrollment Policy and Procedure Manual.

If an applicant is not offered a space in the program, a new application is necessary for the following semester. The School of Nursing has no waitlist.


What Happens After Submitting My Application?

After you have attended the Pre-Nursing Workshop and submitted a fully completed application (including documentation) by the due dates, you will:

  1. Once the application is submitted, you will be notified of receipt.
  2. ADN (RN) and Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP) applicants must pass the ATI TEAS-TEAS 6.
  3. Petitioning Students - ADN (RN) students who are petitioning for readmission must complete an ADN (RN) Application and Petition for Readmission before being considered for readmission. Applications and Petitions for Readmission must be submitted to the Nursing Enrollment and Evaluation Specialist. Students will be readmitted according to the Prioritization for Readmission policy and space availability.
  4. Notification of Acceptance/Alternate/Denial - ADN (RN) program applicants will be notified within 4 - 6 months after the application period.


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