Arizona Western College
Yuma, AZ 85365
Arizona Western College is one of the 20 public 2-year colleges in Arizona. Its campus is medium in size and located in Yuma. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 19% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
AWC's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $2,460, and fees were $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,450 and $200 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|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.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||1||2|
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 to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$82/credit|
|In State Students||$82/credit|
|Out of State Students||$315/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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, 84% of Arizona Western College'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||33%||$642|
|State Grant & Scholarships||1%||$980|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||16%||$5,375|
|Federal Student Loans||4%||$2,754|
$9,735Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$9,180|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,657|
|$48,001 to $75,000$11,690|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,192|
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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 (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing.