Southwestern College

The Associate Degree Nursing Program was granted full accreditation in April, 2014, by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) with no standards in non-compliance, and has continuing accreditation through Fall 2021. 

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and the Board of Commissioners granted continuing accreditation to our Associate Degree in Nursing Program. The next evaluation visit will take place Fall 2021.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 

(Formerly called National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. [NLNAC]
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

Upon completion of degree requirements, the graduate is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN). The Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) may refuse licensure to individuals who have been convicted of crimes that include felonies and/or certain misdemeanors.

Further information may be obtained from the BRN at 1747 North Market Blvd., Suite 150, Sacramento, CA 95834 or the Nursing Program Director may be consulted.

California Board of Registered Nursing

Mailing Address:
PO Box 944210
Sacramento, CA. 94244-2100
Call: (916) 322-3350
TDD: (916) 322-1700

The California Board of Nursing visited the ADN Program in fall, 2013 and provided continuing approval to the ADN Program for five years (full term) with the next review planned for 2018..

Southwestern College Nursing Program
Attn: Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa
8100 Gigantic St
San Diego Ca 92154 
(619) 482-6352
(619) 216-6603 (fax)

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Last updated: 4/13/2018 11:44:04 AM