Becoming an LVN in Riverside

Last Updated/Verified: Jul 16, 2021

Riverside is part of California’s Inland Empire metropolitan area. This area is home to over 4 million people. Riverside area citizens are served by 31 hospitals, 98 nursing homes, and 50 home health agencies. Area hospitals include the Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center, Riverside Community Hospital, and Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. Area nursing homes include Country Villa Riverside Healthcare Center and the highly rated The Grove Care and Wellness. Among the area home health agencies are Addus Health Care and Tender Loving Care Home Health Care. Read more about how to become a California LVN.

The Riverside area’s 179 healthcare facilities employ 6,720 licensed practical nurses. These LVN’s earn an average hourly wage of $21.99 and an average annual salary of $45,730. Riverside, CA LVN’s’ hourly wages and annual salaries are lower than those of LVN’s working in the Anaheim area. Anaheim LVN’s earn an average hourly wage of $23.45 and an average annual salary of $48,780. However, Riverside LVN’s’ hourly wages and annual salaries are higher than those of LVN’s in Yuba City. Yuba City LVN’s earn an average hourly wage of $21.46 and an average annual salary of $44,650.

There are four LVN programs currently operating in the Riverside area. The programs at North-West College and Riverside City College are both ranked among the top 50 programs in the state.

Riverside NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

 RiversideCalifornia
NCLEX-PN Students Total8045,575
NCLEX-PN Students Passed6414,564
NCLEX-PN Pass Rate79.8%81.9%

Top Ranked LVN Programs in Riverside

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

  • Inland Career Education Center - #21
  • Citrus College - #22
  • Beaumont Adult School - #27
  • Riverside City College - #30
  • American Career College - Ontario - #42
  • Baldy View Regional Occupational Program - #43
  • West Coast Ultrasound Institute - Ontario - #46

LVN Programs Near Me in Riverside

Beaumont

Beaumont Adult School

1575 Cherry Avenue, Beaumont, CA (951) 845-6012

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Colton

Summit College - Colton

851 South Cooley Drive, Colton, CA (909) 954-3208

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Glendora

Citrus College

1000 W Foothill Blvd, Glendora, CA (626) 963-0323

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Moreno Valley

Career Care Institute - Moreno Valley

22500 Town Circle, Suite 2205, Moreno Valley, CA (951) 214-6446

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Ontario

American Career College - Ontario

3130 Sedona Ct, Ontario, CA (909) 218-3253

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West Coast Ultrasound Institute - Ontario

3700 E. Inland Empire Blvd. Suite 235, Ontario, CA (909) 483-3808

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Pomona

North-West College - Pomona

134 W. Holt Ave., Pomona, CA (909) 236-7106

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Rancho Cucamonga

Baldy View Regional Occupational Program

8265 Aspen Ave Suite 100, Rancho Cucamonga, CA (909) 980-6490

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Chaffey College

5885 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA (909) 652-6000

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Riverside

Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA (951) 222-8000

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North-West College - Riverside

4550 La Sierra Avenue, Riverside, CA (951) 324-4157

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San Bernardino

Concorde Career College - San Bernardino

201 East Airport Drive, San Bernardino, CA (909) 884-8891

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Inland Career Education Center

1200 North E St, San Bernardino, CA (909) 388-6000

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