Estrella Mountain Community College
Avondale, AZ 85392
Located in Avondale, Arizona, Estrella Mountain Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.
Estrella Mountain Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
Estrella Mountain Community College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,064 and fees $30. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,848 and $30 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSuburb: Midsize|
|Student to Faculty Ratio23:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
Estrella Mountain Community College’s South West Skills Center offers a diverse practical nurse program that can be completed in as few as 46 weeks. This program prepares students for a career as a practical nurse by combining instruction in a classroom setting that includes lectures, videos, computer work and projects with important hands-on clinical learning, either in their state of the art laboratory or off campus in a real world work environment. The Arizona State Board of Nursing approves the program and after completion students will be able to apply to become a licensed practical nurse and take the NCLEX-PN in Arizona.
For admission into EMCC’s SWSC practical nursing program you must complete an HESI A2 entrance exam. The enrollment process also requires the student have a high school diploma or GED, documentation of immunizations, a current CPR certification card, and complete a criminal background check.
Students will be required to take such courses as essentials of practical nursing I and II and practical nursing science I and II. After completing the course they will be able to work directly under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse. They should be able to demonstrate the role of a practical nurse through excellent communication and caring behaviors while remaining professional and ethical.
The Associates degree-nursing program offered at Estrella Mountain community college offers individuals with the training and resources they need to become a registered nurse. The program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Students will be eligible to take the licensing exam after graduation and successful completion of the program.
Admission into the nursing program requires that candidates have a High school diploma or GED as well as submit to a drug screening and criminal background check. The student must also receive a fingerprint clearance card. Certain courses are required to be completed as prerequisites before applying to this program.
The program prepares students for a career as a registered nurse by providing hands-on clinical experience in a variety of health care settings. To complete the course the student will complete between61 and 74 total credit hours. The student must also maintain a “C” or better in all of the required courses. After Graduation the student should be prepared to take the licensing exam to become a registered nurse, however, completion of the program does not guarantee that the student will pass the licensing exam.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide||Certificate||0|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||4|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||59|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Estrella Mountain Community College as reported by Arizona state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Estrella Mountain Community College as reported by Arizona state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Estrella Mountain Community College
Glendale Community College
10.74 miles away
14.68 miles away
GateWay Community College
20.08 miles away
Rio Salado College
21.71 miles away
Paradise Valley Community College
22.53 miles away
Scottsdale Community College
26.32 miles away
Mesa Community College
27.87 miles away
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
34.08 miles away
Central Arizona College
53.84 miles away
73.93 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1997 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1966 - Current
$6,976Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$5,890|
|30k to 48k$6,559|
|48k to 75k$8,677|
|75k to 110k$10,367|
Cost Per Credit Hours
Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.
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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