Paradise Valley Community College

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

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ADN Program

Maricopa Community College offers an associates degree nursing program at eight different locations in Arizona. One of them is Paradise Valley Community College. All of the eight location programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). Courses may vary by location; however, each campus offers students the same enrollment process and admission requirements, as well as the same academic standards, procedures and guidelines, and projected outcomes.

Candidates must have a High school diploma or GED and complete the required prerequisite courses before applying to the program. Students must also agree to a drug screening and full criminal background check as part of the application process. Students have the flexibility to choose between day and evening classes. They also offer weekend classes or accelerated classes. The program provides students with hands on clinical experience in a variety of health care settings. Students will have the opportunity to rotate through in-patient, outpatient, or long term care healthcare facilities, working directly with patients, physicians and other nurses.  They will learn basic health care skills and gain experience in all of the major specialties. After successful completion of the Maricopa Community College Nursing Program students will be eligible to take the national licensing exam and apply for a license to be a registered nurse.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 100%
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 Paradise Valley Community College as reported by Arizona state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 100 96.69
2011 100 91.32
2010 100 90.1

LPN Program

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

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Paradise Valley Community College
18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032