Pima Community College

Tucson, AZ 85709

Located in Tucson, Arizona, Pima Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

Pima 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).

Pima Community College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,884 and fees $162. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,200 and $162 respectively.

College Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio-
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Available Nursing Programs

LPN (2017 NCLEX passrate: 92.86%)

Pima Community College’s Center for Training and Development offers a licensed practical nursing program that is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. The program is ideal for students who have obligations outside of school, such as work or children because they offer either weekday classes or classes on evenings and weekends.

After completing this course the student will be given a certificate (non-credit certificate) and will be eligible to take the licensing exam. The course prepares the student to work in a variety of health care settings with classes such as Health Care Fundamentals and Introduction to Practical nursing.

Admission into the program is offered five times each year. To qualify for admission potential students must take the Accuplacer exam and pass with satisfactory scores. Candidates for the program must also obtain a fingerprint clearance card as well as pass a drug test and show documentation of current immunizations and TB skin test.

The program accepts transfer students from other accredited schools that have completed all of the necessary prerequisites. Also with completion of this course and with successful completion of the licensing process, the student has an option to get admitted into the associate degree-nursing program offered by PCC’s Center for Training and development.

ADN (2017 NCLEX passrate: 89.26%)

Students in this program will be able to earn an associates degree in an Arizona State Board of Nursing approved program. The National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) also accredits the program.

Students must complete and submit an application to begin the enrollment process. To enter the program students must first complete all of the required prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better. After the student is enrolled in the program all of the courses will still require a grade of “C” or better. Anyone interested in this program should speak with a Prima Community College advisor to inquire about all of the special admission requirements. Some of the core curriculum includes classes like Microbiology, Drug Calculations, and Developmental Phycology.

After successful completion of this program graduates will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure examination. This exam will allow them to earn the title and start a career as a registered nurse. Graduates will also have the ability to use the credits that they have earned in this program to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing by transferring to another institution or university.

BSN (2017 NCLEX passrate: 89.26%)

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Pima Community College

Central Arizona College
67.53 miles away
Eastern Arizona College
78.21 miles away
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
90.91 miles away
Cochise County Community College District
91.78 miles away
Mesa Community College
98.91 miles away
Rio Salado College
103.69 miles away
Scottsdale Community College
106.16 miles away
GateWay Community College
106.43 miles away
Phoenix College
111.43 miles away
Paradise Valley Community College
118.26 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1981 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$3,970

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$3,309
30k to 48k$4,112
48k to 75k$6,031
75k to 110k$8,133
Over 110k$8,727
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Financial Aid & Loan

35%

Recipients

$3,540

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

32%

Recipients

$3,533

Average Amount

Pell grants

11%

Recipients

$3,595

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Student Population

24,956

Undergrads

0

Graduates

13,245

Women

11,711

Men

31%

Full-time

69%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
43%
White
40%
Black/African American
4%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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
Pima Community College
4905C East Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85709
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