Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix is one of the six public 4-year colleges in Arizona. Its campus is medium in size and located in Phoenix. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,301 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,119 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 86%).

Every year 66% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix's in-state tuition for 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 LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 44 205
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0
Master's degree 0 10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 8 53
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.3%

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Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1070 to 1260
ACT21 to 26
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.) Neither required nor 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).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $70

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$702/credit
In State Students$702/credit
Out of State Students$1,112/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$784/credit
In State Students$784/credit
Out of State Students$1,216/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $31,590 $31,590 $50,040
ADN 70 $49,140 $49,140 $77,840
BSN 125 $87,750 $87,750 $139,000
FNP 50 $39,200 $39,200 $60,800
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 40% $4,522
Other Federal Grant 12% $1,165
State Grant & Scholarships 1% $873
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 92% $10,907
Federal Student Loans 46% $5,026
Private Loans 4% $18,480


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,161
$30,001 to $48,000$8,833
$48,001 to $75,000$13,836
$75,001 to $110,000$16,428
Over $110,000$18,560

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Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

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

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Sigma Theta Tau Nursing International Scholarship

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Ruth E. Nicolls Memorial Nursing Scholarship

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Arizona Hazlewood Memorial Scholarship

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing.

Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix
411 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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