Phoenix College (PC) is a two-year institution based out of Phoenix, Arizona. This community college was founded in 1920 and has a large number of students. Over 11,000 students are enrolled in this college and it boasts over 150 degree and certificate programs. As one of the oldest community colleges in the country, it creates a diverse and inclusive environment that helps to provide the perfect learning environment for students. With so many different programs available for students to pursue, this is a school that gives ample choices to prospective students. The college is also known for its award-winning athletics programs.
The Phoenix College Nursing Program offers students all of the resources that they need to succeed in the medical field. This program is a part of the Maricopa Nursing Program. Students in this program will be working directly with patients and getting real hands-on experience. The Maricopa Nursing Program is completely approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This renowned program has helped many prospective nurses to find lucrative careers and it fosters an environment where everyone can learn the necessary skills to succeed. Various different programs are offered, allowing students to pursue different types of nursing training.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students11,428|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Nursing schools located within 77 miles radius of Phoenix College
GateWay Community College
6 miles away
Rio Salado College
8 miles away
Glendale Community College
9 miles away
Scottsdale Community College
12 miles away
Paradise Valley Community College
13 miles away
Mesa Community College
14 miles away
Estrella Mountain Community College
15 miles away
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
21 miles away
Central Arizona College
44 miles away
77 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1928 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1966 - 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||$86/credit|
|In State Students||$86/credit|
|Out of State Students||$327/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, 74% of Phoenix 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||5%||$784|
|State Grant & Scholarships||1%||$500|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||20%||$1,037|
|Federal Student Loans||13%||$3,178|
$7,185Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,591|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,315|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,780|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,408|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing.