I don't believe SJSU turns away people from other counties, but those in Santa Clara County are definitely the priority. The nursing program roughly accepts 70 students each semester.
Nissan350z, I believe you have a pretty good impaction score, but I think you should aim for a TEAS score of 90+. You can only repeat the TEAS test once so might as well try to get a higher score.
I did my first clinical at VMC last semester and we experienced a lot, thanks to my clinical instructor. It was tough and sometimes frustrating due to the whole computerizing-the-system thing, but I'm thankful I got through it.