Eastern Arizona College

Thatcher, AZ 85552

Located in Thatcher, Arizona, Eastern Arizona College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.

Eastern Arizona College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).


Campus LocaleTown: Remote
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. BSN
  3. ADN

    Before applying to the program students are required to take a placement test to establish their Math class and will be tested in math prior to graduation to ensure the student meets the minimum math requirements for medical dosage calculations. The student should complete all prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better before applying to the program. They must also hold a current Arizona Certified Nursing assistant number and submit an up to date physical and immunization form. While in the program the student must pass each required course with at least a “B” to remain in the program.

    The program consists of a total of 71 credit hours. The curriculum includes courses such Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II as well as Microbiology and a Nutrition course. The student must hold at least a 2.00 grade point average and pass a reading assessment test with a grade level of 10 or above to be eligible for graduation.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 70
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 72
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 66
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Associate's degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Eastern Arizona College

Pima Community College
78.21 miles away
Cochise County Community College District
101.92 miles away
Central Arizona College
109.89 miles away
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
121.76 miles away
Mesa Community College
127.76 miles away
Scottsdale Community College
131.2 miles away
Rio Salado College
133.92 miles away
GateWay Community College
135.82 miles away
Paradise Valley Community College
141.35 miles away
Phoenix College
141.52 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1966 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$7,442
30k to 48k$7,554
48k to 75k$7,893
75k to 110k$10,019
Over 110k--
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $80.00 $360.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing
Eastern Arizona College
615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552

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