The Associate Degree Nursing Program was granted full accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) with no areas of non-compliance in April, 2014, and has continuing accreditation through 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
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 and/or certain misdemeanors.
Further information may be obtained from the BRN at 1747 North Market Blvd., Suite 150, Sacramento, CA 95834 or the Program Director may be consulted.
California Board of Registered Nursing
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) in January, 2014.
Southwestern College Nursing Program
Attn: Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa
8100 Gigantic St
San Diego Ca 92154
(619) 216-6603 (fax)