Yavapai College is one of the twenty public 2-year colleges in Arizona. The campus is located in an urban area, in Prescott.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,370 students attend the school. Every year 25% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students7,370|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
This program prepares qualified individuals for entry-level careers in the field of nursing. The Arizona State Board of Nursing approves the Yavapai College Nursing Program and it is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Committee. Students must complete and submit a special application for enrollment into the program. They must also complete a number of prerequisite courses and pass them with a grade of “C” or better. Individuals interested in this program should visit the advising center for more information and to pick up a Nursing Applicant Information Guide. Yavapai College accepts transfer students from other accredited institutions into the program once their general course work has been evaluated.
Candidates for the program are expected to be able to perform certain physical tasks during their clinical training, such as standing for long periods of time, bending and lifting. Students may also feel considerable mental and emotional stress when taking on role of a registered nurse. Individuals should consider if they are able to handle such environments before applying to the program. After completing the program graduates will be eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1981 - 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||$95/credit|
|In State Students||$95/credit|
|Out of State Students||$133/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, 72% of Yavapai 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||4%||$1,056|
|State Grant & Scholarships||3%||$750|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||26%||$4,353|
|Federal Student Loans||14%||$5,092|
$6,916Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,605|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,252|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,730|
|$75,001 to $110,000$8,625|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing.