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Stanbridge University is a private university offering both campus-based and online degrees in Nursing and Allied Health.

Stanbridge is committed to your success as a student. We pride ourselves in offering high quality learning opportunities to our students in a supportive environment designed to ensure their success. Our caring and knowledgeable faculty challenge students to reach their highest potential.

We welcome students of diverse interests and ages as well as those of different cultural, religious, and racial backgrounds. Our flexible programs are tailored to meet individual needs and graduate students who possess ability, conviction and a passion to succeed.

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A Celebration of Achievement: Commencement Exercises

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Connecting Past and Present: Alumni Network with Classmates, Instructors, and Students

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The Best Choice: Nursing Valedictorian and LVN Shares Success

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Giving Back to the Community: Students Restore Local Environment

Our Purpose

We believe that a quality education balances academic rigor, hands-on training, and discovering a global world-view.

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Academic Excellence

Stanbridge University takes a holistic, hands-on approach to training our students. Our goal is to give them the opportunity to build confidence in their skills as they work through the program and become better prepared for their chosen career. Our campus is home to world-class laboratories, and continually evolving education technologies including high-fidelity simulators. We partner with renowned institutions to foster a strong learning environment both inside the classroom and out.

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Community Engagement

Engaging the local and global community is an integral part of our identity: Keeping the needs of others in focus helps shape a connected, compassionate student body and elevates our students to a higher standard of service. Through long-term community partnerships Stanbridge REACH - Beyond the Classroom™ volunteers time, raises funds, promotes awareness, and works to meet the needs of people in our community and around the world.

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Career Preparation

Our mission is to ensure that our students have the resources to prepare to transition into a lifelong, rewarding career. The Career Services department at Stanbridge University offers graduates comprehensive, multi-step career preparation, including resume building, the creation of a unique digital portfolio, practicing presentation and communication skills in mock interviews, and job lead services.

Campus Location

Located in Orange County, the heart of Southern California.

The campus of Stanbridge University is in Irvine, California minutes away from Orange County’s vibrant cities including Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Newport Beach, Anaheim, Huntington Beach, Orange, Whittier, Tustin, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Garden Grove, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Buena Park, Aliso Viejo, San Clemente, Yorba Linda, Stanton, Newport Beach, Westminster, La Mirada, La Habra, and more!

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Accreditation

Accreditation

Stanbridge University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Located at 2101 Wilson Boulevard / Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201, ACCSC can be reached at 703-247-4212. Their website is www.accsc.org.

Stanbridge University is a private Institution and has been approved to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Stanbridge University is granted approval to operate under the terms of California Education Code (CEC) section 94890(a) (1) until March 1, 2020 per CEC section 94890(b). For more information, contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.ca.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.

The Associate of Science in Nursing degree is approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses. Their website is http://www.rn.ca.gov/education/rnprograms.shtml

The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing at Stanbridge University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. https://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.

The Diploma in Hemodialysis Technician program has been approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, ACCSC. The Stanbridge University Diploma in Hemodialysis Technician program has been approved by the California Department of Health Services, P.O. Box 997416, MS 3301, Sacramento, CA 95899-7416; Phone (916) 327-2445.

The entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is www.acoteonline.org. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) through 2018/2019. AOTA is located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE's telephone number, c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org.

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Stanbridge University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; Phone: (703) 706-3245; Fax: (703) 684-7343; Email: accreditation@apta.org; Website: http://www.capteonline.org.

The Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology degree program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) (1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360; phone; 800.248.2862; www.avma.org). The Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology degree has been approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, ACCSC.

The Stanbridge University Vocational Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). The BVNPT is located at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive Suite 205, Sacramento, CA 95833 and can be reached at (916) 263-7800. Their website is www.bvnpt.ca.gov.

Stanbridge University is approved for veterans education benefits under Title 32 and 33 of the GI Bill in addition to WIA training benefits from various WorkforceInvestment Boards including those in Irvine, Westminster, Santa Ana, Anaheim, South Bay and Riverside.

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