Arizona State University-Tempe

Nursing Programs

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.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.35%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Arizona State University-Tempe as reported by Arizona state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 94.5 96.69
2011 90.09 91.32
2010 92.46 90.1
2009 87.96 89.28
2008 92 88.58
2007 89 85.98
2006 89 89.72
What is this?
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

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.

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

RN to MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

MS

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Program accreditations: CCNE

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

BSN to DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

PhD

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

BSN to PhD

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1931 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2004 - Current

Overview

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

Admissions

83%

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

Cost

$13,007

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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Financial Aid & Loan

75%

Recipients

$10,621

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

30%

Recipients

$4,276

Average Amount

Pell grants

41%

Recipients

$6,626

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

42,477

Undergrads

9,392

Graduates

22,041

Women

29,828

Men

89%

Full-time

11%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
49%
Hispanic
18%
Non-resident alien
17%
Asian
7%
Black/African American
4%
Two or more races
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Arizona State University-Tempe
University Drive and Mill Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85287
(480) 965-9011
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