Arizona State University-Tempe

Tempe, AZ 85287

Located in Tempe, Arizona, Arizona State University-Tempe is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 24,764 and 20,431 students were accepted.

Arizona State University-Tempe's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $9,684 and fees $686. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,784 and $686 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. RN to BSN
  2. Doctoral degrees (DNP, BSN to DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD)
  3. Family Nurse Practitioner
  4. BSN

    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.

  5. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)

    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.

    Admission Requirements

    • 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.

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Arizona State University-Tempe

Maricopa Beauty College LLC
24.24 miles away
University of Arizona
100.05 miles away
Northern Arizona University
122.39 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading500 to 630
SAT: Math520 to 650
ACT Composite22 to 28
Admission considerations
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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,598
30k to 48k$8,302
48k to 75k$14,194
75k to 110k$15,564
Over 110k$17,592
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $692.00 $1,074.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $772.00 $1,174.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Arizona Past Presidents’ Parley Nurses Scholarship

The amount of the scholarship is to be $600.00 annually to not less than a second year student nurse who is enrolled in an accredited institution In Arizona awarding a degree as [...]

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing International Scholarship

Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in the nursing program at Northern Arizona University. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.

Ruth E. Nicolls Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time undergraduates in the nursing program at Northern Arizona University. Students must have completed freshmen year courses with at least a 3.0 grade point average. [...]

Jory Dorman Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be admitted into the nursing program at Northern Arizona University. Students must have graduated from a Flagstaff, Arizona area high school. Applicants must have a grade point [...]

Arizona Hazlewood Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be students at Northern Arizona University pursuing a degree in nursing. Students must demonstrate financial need.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing
Arizona State University-Tempe
University Drive and Mill Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85287

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