Chamberlain University-Arizona

Phoenix, AZ 85021
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The Chamberlain College of Nursing-Arizona in Phoenix is one of eight campuses that are part of Chamberlain College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Inc. The Phoenix campus is conveniently located in a major metro area right off highway 17. The school is a for-profit institution and offers low tuition rates compared to other nursing schools in the region. They even charge the same tuition fees whether you are an in-state or out-of-state student. The Chamberlain admissions representatives can also assist students in exploring financial aid options. Over 80% of the students at this school receive financial assistance, such as loans, grants, scholarships, or work-study programs.

The Chamberlain College of Nursing-Arizona may be a small school; however, it does offer accredited programs for those interested in a career in nursing. These programs include a CCNE-accredited BSN degree program, along with an MSN program with four specialty tracks. The BSN program is designed to be completed in just three years when classes are taken year-round. No perquisites are needed to enroll in this program. Clinical labs are completed on site, allowing students to learn and work alongside the faculty and their peers. The school also offers small class sizes, with a 10:1 student to teacher ratio.  

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students650
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs

Chamberlain College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree program. This program offers students comprehensive training in the rewarding field of nursing. This nursing program can be completed in as few as three years by offering students the opportunity for year round study. This option is beneficial because it offers Chamberlain College BSN students the edge on the competition by getting them into the work force sooner than students who study in other institutions that provide a traditional four-year program where students take the summer semesters off. Chamberlain also offers smaller class sizes than many other institutions, averaging approximately 25 students per class.

Chamberlain College of Nursing BSN Program offers students with unique opportunities and experiences, such as travel opportunities to earn credits toward their degree program. They also offer simulation labs with cutting-edge technology and hands-on clinical experience in a variety of healthcare settings. Chamberlain program is fully approved by Arizona State BON and it is also an accredited program.

Individuals that are interested in starting a career as a registered nurse through this program should contact a Chamberlain College Phoenix admissions team member to get more information on the enrollment process. Chamberlain College focuses on their students and the success of their students.

The Chamberlain MSN program offers four specialty tracks, Informatics, Executive, Educator and Healthcare Policy. Classes are structured to encourage leadership and translate theory into practical solutions.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program is a graduate degree program designed to prepare nurses for expanding roles in healthcare and enhance their opportunities for professional advancement. The minimum credit hours required to graduate and earn a Master of Science in Nursing degree is 36 semester-credit hours..

The MSN curriculum provides core courses in nursing theory, research, leadership, professional role development, health policy and information systems

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum undergraduate cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 for the BSN degree.
  • Current, active unrestricted RN license. ( All students must maintain licensure throughout the program of study.
  • Applicants from non English speaking countries, must demonstrate English-language proficiency.

After completing the core nursing courses, the student selects from four specialty tracks: Educator, Executive, Informatics or Healthcare Policy.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 39 161
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.9%

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Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

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 $95
Graduates --

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$675/credit
In State Students$675/credit
Out of State Students$675/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $30,375 $30,375 $30,375
ADN 70 $47,250 $47,250 $47,250
BSN 125 $84,375 $84,375 $84,375
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, 100% of Chamberlain University-Arizona's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 50% $2,882
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 100% $6,750
Private Loans 50% $3,037


Average Net Price
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$22,864
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000$25,746
Over $110,000--

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing.
Chamberlain University-Arizona
2149 W. Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021

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