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RN Schools in Arizona

There are 24 schools in the state of Arizona offering RN programs. In 2010, 5,503 students graduated with degrees from Arizona RN schools. 3,348 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,900 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 4,935 students graduate from programs in Arizona in nursing each year. This accounts for 3% of RN students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 72 students graduated with RN certificates, 1,900 with a degree at the associate's level, 3,348 with a bachelor's level degree, 170 with a master's level degree, and 13 with a doctorate level degree.

24 RN schools are in Arizona. Of these, 18 schools are public, while six schools are private. Tuition at a private RN school varies from $10,440 to $14,820, while tuition at a public RN school varies from $7,672 to $8,237.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $8,620. While the lowest tuition in this southwestern state, which is $7,672 every year, is at Northern Arizona University, the highest tuition for RN programs, which is $14,820 each year, is at Chamberlain College of Nursing-Phoenix.

RN schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

RN Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 4,935 students graduate from programs in Arizona in nursing each year. This accounts for 3% of RN students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 72 students graduated with RN certificates, 1,900 with a degree at the associate's level, 3,348 with a bachelor's level degree, 170 with a master's level degree, and 13 with a doctorate level degree.

RN Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 75
  • Certificate 2007: 73
  • Certificate 2008: 49
  • Certificate 2009: 28
  • Certificate 2010: 72
  • Associate 2006: 1003
  • Associate 2007: 1411
  • Associate 2008: 1664
  • Associate 2009: 1679
  • Associate 2010: 1900
  • Bachelor 2006: 1826
  • Bachelor 2007: 2006
  • Bachelor 2008: 2539
  • Bachelor 2009: 2823
  • Bachelor 2010: 3348
  • Master 2006: 77
  • Master 2007: 38
  • Master 2008: 97
  • Master 2009: 715
  • Master 2010: 170
  • Doctorate 2006: 9
  • Doctorate 2007: 14
  • Doctorate 2008: 19
  • Doctorate 2009: 17
  • Doctorate 2010: 13

RN Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 35 RN programs. Of these programs, around 57.1% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

RN Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 20
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47470
  • 25th Percentile: 57180
  • Median: 68870
  • 75th Percentile: 82000
  • 90th Percentile: 93050

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58360
  • Median Salary 2007: 60670
  • Median Salary 2008: 63640
  • Median Salary 2009: 66100
  • Median Salary 2010: 68870
  • Total Employed 2006: 31890
  • Total Employed 2007: 34580
  • Total Employed 2008: 37780
  • Total Employed 2009: 38570
  • Total Employed 2010: 41730

Arizona vs National RN Employment

Arizona vs National RN Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.572% (41730)

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1. The Pima Medical Institute - Mesa

957 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 644-0267

The Pima Medical Institute-Mesa offers one RN program and PMI is 2.8 miles from the center of the city.

2. ITT Technical Institute - Phoenix

10220 North 25th Ave- Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 749-7900

ITT Technical Institute-Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is 9.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It is one of several campuses. This technical college offers subjects including legal assisting, nursing, and business administration. ITT Tech offers students eight degrees at the associates level and six degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 568 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This technical college is one of 7 technical colleges in Arizona.

3. Coconino County Community College

2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2701
(928) 527-1222

Coconino County Community College offers one RN program and it is located in Flagstaff, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This medium-sized college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

4. Brookline College - Phoenix

2445 W. Dunlap Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 242-6265

Brookline College-Phoenix is 8.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in nursing. 1,636 students seek degrees in 17 BC programs, overall.

5. Yavapai College

1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-7300

Yavapai College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ and this college offers one program in nursing. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Arizona.

6. Chamberlain College of Nursing - Phoenix

2149 West Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 331-2720

Chamberlain College of Nursing-Phoenix is near the heart of downtown. Chamberlain offers two programs in nursing. Of those, it offers one degree at the associate's level in nursing to students and one bachelor's level nursing degree. Overall, 324 students seek degrees in two Chamberlain programs.

7. The Pima Medical Institute - Tucson

3350 East Grant Road- Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 326-1600

Founded in 1972, the Pima Medical Institute-Tucson is a for-profit 4-year institution. PMI, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. It offers subjects including phlebotomy, veterinary medicine, and allied health. Students are offered eight certificates and three degrees at the associates level by this school. In 2010, 1,398 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at this school.

8. South Mountain Community College

7050 S 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 243-8135

South Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1978. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. It offers subjects such as information systems and game design. This college offers 24 certificates and 28 associates level degrees to students. 6,354 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this medium-sized college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

9. Carrington College - Westside

2701 W Bethany Home Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85017-5885
(602) 433-1333

Carrington College-Westside, which is 5.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Phoenix, AZ and this school offers one RN program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

10. The University of Phoenix - Southern Arizona

300 S. Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ 85711-4574
(520) 881-6512

The University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tucson, AZ and UPX offers one program in nursing. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering nursing.

11. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Rio Salado College offers one RN program and this college, which is very close to Tempe, Arizona, is located in a rural area. Overall, 25,266 students seek degrees in 81 Rio Salado College programs.

12. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is 3.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tucson, AZ. It offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in nursing and one associate's level degree in nursing. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in nursing.

13. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1888. It is located in Thatcher, AZ. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arizona. This college offers subjects including criminal justice and electrical technology. It offers 52 certificates and 67 associates level degrees to students. 6,799 students pursued degrees from the 98 programs at this college in 2010. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

14. The University of Phoenix - Phoenix-Hohokam

4635 E Elwood St
Phoenix, AZ 85040-1958
(480) 557-2000

The University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam offers one RN program and this school is in Phoenix, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 6,010 students seek degrees in 55 University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam programs. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in nursing.

15. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Mohave Community College, which is only a few miles from Kingman, is located in a rural area. It offers two programs in nursing. Of those, this community college offers one certificate in nursing to students and one RN degree at the associate's level. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the largest institution in the state of Arizona offering nursing in terms of programs.

16. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College is in Scottsdale, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in nursing. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in nursing.

17. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Flagstaff, AZ. NAU offers two RN programs. Specifically, NAU offers one bachelor's level nursing degree to students and one master's level degree in nursing. Overall, 25,197 students seek degrees in 254 Northern Arizona University programs. In terms of programs, NAU is the third biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering nursing.

18. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown and this college offers one program in nursing. 21,373 students pursue degrees in 94 programs at this community college, overall.

19. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona offers three programs in nursing. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level nursing degree by this university, one master's level degree in nursing, and one doctorate level nursing degree. The UA, which is near the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Arizona. It is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering nursing.

20. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College offers one program in nursing and it is near the heart of downtown. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering RN programs.

21. Northland Pioneer College

2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
(928) 524-7600

Northland Pioneer College is in Holbrook, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in nursing. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

22. Paradise Valley Community College

18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 787-6500

Paradise Valley Community College is located near Phoenix, AZ and it offers one program in nursing. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering nursing.

23. Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1000
(623) 935-8000

Estrella Mountain Community College offers one program in nursing and it is in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering nursing in terms of programs.

24. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

2626 E Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ 85225-2499
(480) 732-7000

Chandler/Gilbert Community College offers one RN program and it is located in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. 12,296 students pursue degrees in 63 Chandler/Gilbert Community College programs, overall.

25. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in nursing. It is a public 2-year institution.

26. GateWay Community College

108 N. 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 392-5000

GateWay Community College, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Phoenix, AZ and this college offers one program in nursing. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering nursing.

27. Central Arizona College

8470 N Overfield Rd
Coolidge, AZ 85128-9030
(520) 494-5444

Central Arizona College, which is just a few miles from Coolidge, is in a rural setting and this school offers one RN program. Overall, 7,117 students pursue degrees in 50 programs at this school. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in nursing.

28. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College, which is only a few miles from Douglas, is located in a rural setting and this school offers one program in nursing. 5,585 students seek degrees in 133 programs at this school, overall. This school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering nursing in terms of programs.

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