St. Francis Career College

St. Francis Career College

St. Francis Career College offers this supplemental statement about their school:

"The Mission of St. Francis Career College is to provide an education leading to a diploma or certificate, which integrates the career, personal and social skills needed to seek secure careers in the healthcare field.

We offer two programs: Nurse Assistant Program and Vocational Nursing Program accredited by: Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and College of Technology (ACCSCT), California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) and California Department of Health Services (CDHS). We are licensed by the Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Vocational Education (BPPVE).

St. Francis Career College - San Jose Branch is located at 749 Story Road, Suite 50, San Jose, California 95122. Our Education Wing has 2 classrooms with TV/VCR, LCD projectors, overhead projectors and SMART Boards in each serving a maximum of 30 students for individual attention. Our Skills Lab is equipped with 4 hospital beds including anatomical mannequins featuring heart and lung sounds, as well as other supplies needed for skills practice. Our Computer Lab includes 6 computers with internet and "Virtual Clinical Excursions" software for student use. Students also have access to the Medical Library at O'Connor Hospital Monday through Friday 8a.m. to 4:30p.m."

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Contacting St. Francis Career College

St. Francis Career College
3680 E. Imperial Highway
Lynwood , CA 90262
General Phone: (310) 900-8050

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St. Francis Career College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine288licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant

Number of programs and degrees for St. Francis Career College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1801
Award of less than 1 academic year1081

St. Francis Career College Student Body

In 2007-2008, St. Francis Career College had a total enrollment of 153 students (440 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 10%
Women 90%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 9%
20-21 14%
22-24 16%
25-29 21%
30-34 16%
35-39 11%
40-49 10%
50-64 2%
65+ 1%

St. Francis Career College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 28 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 79%

St. Francis Career College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lynwood, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

St. Francis Career College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

St. Francis Career College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
St. Francis Career College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3359300)

St. Francis Career College Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

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What Sets St. Francis Career College Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 8%St. Francis Career College Minority % of student body

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