Becoming an LVN in Bakersfield

Last Updated/Verified: Aug 17, 2021

The Bakersfield area is home to seven hospitals, 12 nursing homes, and 30 home health agencies. These healthcare providers and facilities serve the approximately 50,000 people who live in Bakersfield. Among the hospitals are San Joaquin Community Hospital and HEALTHSOUTH Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospital. Bakersfield’s 12 nursing homes include Golden LivingCenter and Valley Convalescent Home. Hoffman Health Care and Purpose Driven Home Health are two of the home health agencies that serve the Bakersfield area.

The 49 healthcare providers and facilities that operate in the Bakersfield, CA area employ over one thousand licensed practical nurses. There are currently five LPN programs operating in the Bakersfield area.

Bakersfield NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

NCLEX-PN Students Total1345,575
NCLEX-PN Students Passed1094,564
NCLEX-PN Pass Rate81.4%81.9%

Top Ranked LVN Programs in Bakersfield

Listed below are the top LVN schools in Bakersfield based on our LVN program rankings for CA out of 122 other accredited programs offered in the state:

  • Bakersfield Adult School - #9
  • Bakersfield College - #19

LVN Programs Near Me in Bakersfield


Bakersfield Adult School

2727 F Street, Bakersfield, CA (661) 861-1151

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Bakersfield College

1801 Panorama Drive, Bakersfield, CA (661) 395-4011

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Santa Barbara Business College - Bakersfield

5300 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA (661) 835-1100

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Unitek College - Bakersfield

333 Palmer Dr. Suite 200, Bakersfield, CA (888) 912-8512

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