Yavapai College

Prescott, AZ 86301

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

Yavapai 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 LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. BSN
  3. ADN

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 165
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 57

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Yavapai College

Coconino Community College
62.87 miles away
Paradise Valley Community College
66.84 miles away
Glendale Community College
69.35 miles away
Estrella Mountain Community College
73.93 miles away
Phoenix College
76.53 miles away
Scottsdale Community College
78.67 miles away
GateWay Community College
80.21 miles away
Rio Salado College
82.98 miles away
Mesa Community College
86.52 miles away
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
94.41 miles away


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
06/01/1981 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,025
30k to 48k$6,282
48k to 75k$8,595
75k to 110k$9,871
Over 110k$9,191
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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 $95.00 $125.00

Graduate classes

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

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Arizona Past Presidents’ Parley Nurses Scholarship

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 [...]

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing International Scholarship

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.

Ruth E. Nicolls Memorial Nursing Scholarship

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. [...]

Jory Dorman Memorial Scholarship

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 [...]

Arizona Hazlewood Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be students at Northern Arizona University pursuing a degree in nursing. Students must demonstrate financial need.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing
Yavapai College
1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301

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