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Admissions Requirements: BSN Program.

Future nurses choose Arizona College of Nursing for many reasons: convenient schedule, accelerated 3-year program, high-tech facilities, personalized attention, and a solid reputation in our local medical community. Our classes start about every eight weeks, six times per year. Start your application today and starting nursing school sooner. Our admissions advisors are ready for your call

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High school or college cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for our BSN program. GPA requirement waived for Admission assessment score of 75 or higher. GED’s are also accepted.

LPN School vs BSN School

Assessment Score

Admission assessment minimum score of 60 is required.

Accelerated 3-Year Program

Reach your educational goals sooner with our flexible schedule and accelerated 3-year program.

Allied Health Program Students pursuing a career in healthcare at Arizona College.

Admissions Requirements: Allied Health Programs.

Our Allied Health classes start about every 5 weeks, ten times per year, with programs offered at our campuses in Glendale and Mesa, Arizona. No GED or High School diploma is required for the following programs: Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy, Dental Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, and Massage Therapy

  • Educational Requirements: A High School Diploma, GED Verification Statement, or your enrollment in the ATB program.
  • ATB Program: The ATB program allows you to enroll while also completing your high school diploma.
  • Excel Beyond the Classroom: Our students and graduates receive employment services and job search support.

Ability To Benefit (ATB)

If you do not have a GED or High school diploma you can still enroll today! Earn your postsecondary credentials while also obtaining your high school diploma. Details of the Ability-to-Benefit program include:

  • You must be dually enrolled in a Career Pathways program and a program offered by Arizona College.
  • Must be 18 years old to enroll as an Ability-to-Benefit student.
  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify and are enrolled in the ATB program.

Ability-to-Benefit is a program federally governed by the Department of Education. It refers to students who have sufficient competency to benefit from post-secondary education but do not have a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency.

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LPN Program Faculty at Arizona College of Nursing
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CCNE Accredited

1 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

2 All Arizona College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), a U.S. Department of Education-recognized national accrediting agency.