Arizona State University-Tempe
Arizona State University-Tempe is one of the six public 4-year colleges in Arizona. The campus is located in an urban area, in Tempe.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 51,164 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 7,874 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 6,850 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 87%). Every year 63% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
ASU Tempe's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $10,104, and fees were $688. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,684 and $688 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students51,164|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Arizona State University offers a program for students looking to earn a degree in nursing called the Traditional Pre-Licensure Clinical Nursing Program (TPCNP). The program itself is a 16 to 24 month program designed to train students in the field of nursing. The program takes 16 months for students who enroll in the year-round program and 24 months for students who follow the academic year. Candidates must first complete the required prerequisites in the lower-division before applying to the program.
Applicants must also have at least a 3.00 ABOR GPA or a 500 GED. They must score a minimum of 58.7 on the TEAS, and submit all of the required documentation, including current CPR card, immunizations, and fingerprint clearance.
For individuals and potential candidates that are interested in learning the complete process, guidelines, and requirements for submitting an application for getting in to the program, they should refer to the Traditional Pre-Licensure Clinical Nursing Program Guide. Seats are limited in this program and each candidate must meet all of the stated requirements to be considered for a spot. Students who successfully complete and graduate from this program will be eligible to be able to sit for the Licensing exam required to become a registered nurse.
The Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health, Master of Science Degree in nursing is intended to prepare students for a variety of nursing roles in advanced practice, education and management.
The Master of Science in Nursing, program is a 36 credit hour program which can be completed in six semesters of full time study.
The curricula for the graduate specializations are offered in a hybrid and online formats requiring some on campus meetings.
The Master of Healthcare Innovation program is an online program designed to bring together a range of information from various programs to help create innovative solutions to health care challenges. The MSN in Clinical Research Management is a fully online program preparing graduates for complex global clinical research operations and the MSN, Nurse Educator trains students for academic careers.
- Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing from a CCNE or NLNAC accredited program
- Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0
- Current, valid and unencumbered License to practice as a Registered Nurse
- GRE or MAT Test scores
- Successfully complete a basic statistics course
- Approval from the program admission committee
Graduates from all tracks are eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the National Board on Certification and Re-certification of Nurse Anesthetists.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1931 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/21/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/21/2004 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1120 to 1350|
|ACT||22 to 29|
|Secondary school GPA Recommended|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$702/credit|
|In State Students||$702/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,112/credit|
|In District Students||$784/credit|
|In State Students||$784/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,216/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of Arizona State University-Tempe's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||9%||$1,272|
|State Grant & Scholarships||1%||$1,318|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||86%||$10,642|
|Federal Student Loans||36%||$5,001|
$12,947Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,732|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,165|
|$48,001 to $75,000$12,969|
|$75,001 to $110,000$15,927|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing.