Arizona Western College
Yuma, AZ 85365
Located in Yuma, Arizona, Arizona Western College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.
Arizona Western College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
Arizona Western College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,400 and fees $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,390 and $200 respectively.
|Campus LocaleCity: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio21:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
The associates degree in nursing program that is offered through Arizona Western College provides students with the basic knowledge to safely provide care to patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Students of this program will gain knowledge that will help them pass the licensure exam, as well as learn skills that they can use to obtain an entry level position as a registered nurse.
Before potential students can enter the program they must first successfully complete a number of prerequisites, including Fundamental Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, and Mathematics for Medications. They must also have a passing score in Math and Reading on the college placement test. After these courses and tests have been completed students can then apply to the nursing program. This program itself requires a total of 72.25 credit hours for completion.
The goal of Arizona Western College for students completing the associate’s degree in nursing program is to be able to function independently in the nursing field using the skills and knowledge gained in this program. The student should be able to provide safe care to individuals in diverse health care environments. The graduating student should be able to communicate effectively and use critical thinking skills to become a valuable member of a health care team.
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Arizona Western College as reported by Arizona state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Arizona Western College as reported by Arizona state board of nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide||Certificate||122|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||15|
|Pre-Nursing Studies||Associate's degree||0|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||55|
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Arizona Western College
Imperial Valley College
59.29 miles away
Palo Verde College
67.73 miles away
College of the Desert
130.85 miles away
Estrella Mountain Community College
135.96 miles away
Copper Mountain Community College
140.84 miles away
145.37 miles away
146.04 miles away
Glendale Community College
146.52 miles away
149.58 miles away
United Education Institute - Chula Vista Campus
150.19 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1968 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
12/01/1971 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$9,240Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$8,739|
|30k to 48k$9,301|
|48k to 75k$11,183|
|75k to 110k$13,604|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
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 [...]
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.
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. [...]
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 [...]
Applicants must be students at Northern Arizona University pursuing a degree in nursing. Students must demonstrate financial need.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing