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Welcome to Arizona College of Nursing - Tempe

Tempe Nursing School

Education For Nurses, By Nurses

At Arizona College of Nursing – Tempe, all we do is teach nursing. It’s our sole purpose. As nurses, we see firsthand how the need for RNs is growing, with the US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimating that 371,500 new RN positions will be created through 2028. This is a 12% increase since 2018.*

Tempe Nursing School Location

Address: 1620 W Fountainhead Pkwy, Suite 110, Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone: (855) 706-8382
Hours: Mon – Thur 9am-6pm, Fri 9am-5pm, Sat by appointment

Conveniently located just off I-10 at W Fountainhead Parkway, our Tempe campus is easy to find, and easy to get to, from nearly anywhere in the Phoenix metro area. Request information today to plan your campus visit and learn more about how Arizona College in Tempe can prepare you for a rewarding career as a registered nurse in Arizona.

*According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook: Registered Nurses.

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Earn a BSN Degree in 3 Years

You can start nursing school as soon as January 6, 2020!

Our 3-year accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program in Tempe, AZ has no prerequisites, so that you can graduate, sit for the NCLEX-RN® (a requirement for licensure through the Arizona State Board of Nursing), and launch your career as fast as possible. Make the smart choice and get ahead with the Arizona College BSN degree program in Tempe.

  • Modern nursing program curriculum featuring 877 hours of clinical experience
  • Open labs and tutoring sessions
  • Clinical sites we find for you, so you learn from the best health care professionals
  • Personalized attention–you’re not just a number to us.
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Take Evening & Blended Classes

You’re already busy, so why disrupt your daily routine?

Most of our general education classes—the first 4 semesters of your BSN program—meet on campus only 1 night a week and let you finish the remainder of your college coursework online, right from the comfort of your own home.

To help you earn your BSN degree faster, you’ll complete each general education course in just 8 weeks. After progressing to nursing courses, you’ll return to a standard 16-week class, spending more time on campus developing the skills that will matter most for your nursing career.

Students in SimLab

Learn in High-Tech SimLabs

In the Tempe SimLabs, classroom learning comes to life for Arizona College’s nursing students. Inside a simulated healthcare setting, you can:

  • Care for life-like mannequins with vital signs, movement, and verbal responses controlled remotely by faculty
  • Practice your new skills in a setting where it’s safe to learn from your mistakes
  • Progress from the basics to advanced nursing scenarios, with guidance from experienced nursing faculty
  • Capture video of your activities, so that you can later study everything from your bedside manner to the results of your patient care.

Complete with industry-standard equipment and supplies, the SimLabs in Tempe can replicate hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, acute care, schools, community centers, and even a patient’s bedroom in our SimLab Apartment.

Nursing Student Testimonials

Amber Webb
For 11 years, I have wanted to return to school and complete my degree in nursing, but life always seemed to get in the way. Finally, last year I picked up the phone and made the call that has changed my life in the best way possible. From my first contact with Arizona College, I have felt like I have made the right choice. I highly recommend making the call that will change your life just like I did.

Amber Webb
BSN Student

Briana Eggert
I was an army veteran working full-time in a call center doing the same job I did for several years prior to the army. Arizona College helped me by providing me the opportunity to earn my bachelor’s in nursing without a waiting list. I enjoy the individual attention professors are always willing to give.

Briana Eggert
BSN Student

Alexandre Edwards
Every class you take, every instructor you meet, Arizona College does an amazing job of preparing you to have great success in both the classroom and in life after school. They do this by not just teaching a textbook or powerpoint but also incorporating real life scenarios. The instructors share real past experiences and how they handled them.

Alexandre Edwards
BSN Student

Katherine Carrillo
The nursing program at Arizona College prepares us for the real world by teaching us knowledge and critical thinking skills, and gives us hands-on training through clinicals and the amazing simulation room on campus. They provide us with all the tools and resources needed to be a successful nurse.

Katherine Carrillo
BSN Student

Attend a Nationally Accredited Nursing School Close to Home

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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.

CCNE Accredited

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