Arizona Western College

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public

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ADN Program

The associates degree in nursing program that is offered through Arizona Western College provides students with the basic knowledge to safely provide care to patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Students of this program will gain knowledge that will help them pass the licensure exam, as well as learn skills that they can use to obtain an entry level position as a registered nurse.

Before potential students can enter the program they must first successfully complete a number of prerequisites, including Fundamental Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, and Mathematics for Medications. They must also have a passing score in Math and Reading on the college placement test. After these courses and tests have been completed students can then apply to the nursing program. This program itself requires a total of 72.25 credit hours for completion.

The goal of Arizona Western College for students completing the associate’s degree in nursing program is to be able to function independently in the nursing field using the skills and knowledge gained in this program. The student should be able to provide safe care to individuals in diverse health care environments. The graduating student should be able to communicate effectively and use critical thinking skills to become a valuable member of a health care team.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 86.52%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Arizona Western College as reported by Arizona state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 86.11 96.69
2011 86.3 91.32
2010 87.14 90.1
2009 89.06 89.28
2008 89 88.58
2007 89 85.98
2006 93 89.72

LPN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 96.94%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Arizona Western College as reported by Arizona state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 100 96.69
2011 90.81 91.32
2010 100 90.1
2009 100 89.28
2008 100 88.58
2007 95 85.98
2006 100 89.72

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Arizona Western College
2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365