Why Our Nursing School in Utah Is Right For You

  • No waitlist to start at our Salt Lake City nursing campus
  • Eligible transfer credits accepted, earn your BSN in 3 years or less
  • Evening classes for the first year of general education coursework
  • 24/7 tutoring resources available for all students
  • Student success coach to help answer your questions
  • Gain real-world experience through clinical training
  • CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
CCNE Accredited Nursing School
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).
ABHES Accredited Nursing School
All Arizona College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, a U.S. Department of Education-recognized national accrediting agency (https://www.abhes.org/).
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Prepare for Your RN Career

Our Utah nursing program is designed with one goal: to prepare you for a successful nursing career. We offer an RN program designed to combine classroom teaching, hands-on simulations, and real-world healthcare training to give you the skills needed for the nursing field.

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Big Challenges & Bigger Rewards

Earn Your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN Degree)

As a Registered Nurse (RN), no two days are alike. Each shift brings new patients, unique challenges, and endless opportunities to positively impact individuals, families, and the community at large.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at the Salt Lake City campus prepares students to sit for the Utah State NCLEX licensure exam and excel as a Registered Nurse (RN).

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Graduate in Less Time With Eligible Transfer Credits

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NCLEX Exam Preparation From Day 1

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Curriculum for Our Utah Nursing Program

From day one, our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program is built to prepare you for a thriving career as a registered nurse (RN). We’re here to provide one of the most comprehensive RN programs in Utah – covering practical nursing skills, clinical thinking, and other advanced nursing topics.

Sample Classes in Our BSN Curriculum

How Transfer Credits Work

At Arizona College of Nursing, we understand that you want to get the most out of your previous education experience on your journey to a nursing career. That’s why we structured our RN program so you can earn your degree and be ready for the NCLEX-RN in 3-years or less with qualifying transfer credits. Our academic advisors will work closely with you to review transcripts for eligible credits, helping you to graduate as soon as possible.

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Clinical Partnerships At Our Nursing School in Utah

We prioritize practical training in our Utah nursing program, which means getting hands-on experience with patients and healthcare professionals. To provide you with ample clinical experience, we’ve partnered with healthcare providers in the Salt Lake City area. In the RN program’s final year, students spend most of their time in clinical rotations where they can practice in real-world healthcare environments.

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A Career-Focused Nursing School

Here are just some of the ways we equip students with the skills they need for an RN career.

Guided Hands-On Simulations

While you’re learning, you’ll need a safe space to practice skills, problem-solve, and get guidance from veteran nurses. Our advanced simulation labs are equipped with life-like mannequins that will act as practice patients that can breathe and even bleed. All instructors are experienced nurses that will guide you through basic and complex nursing scenarios, giving you time to practice medical skills.

Nursing Career Services and Resources

To help you start your nursing career after graduation, our Utah nursing program has built-in career support. In the final year of the BSN program, our instructors will work with you to craft your nursing resume, prepare for interviews, and provide job-searching tips. Through our network of healthcare partners, we also work to connect students with potential job opportunities so you can hit the ground running.

Practice-Based BSN Teaching

Our CCNE-accredited RN program blends classroom learning with practical hands-on training. You’ll apply concepts from your foundational healthcare courses to real-world scenarios, all while you develop practical skills and nursing techniques demanded by today’s healthcare employers.

CCNE Nursing Accreditation

Arizona College of Nursing’s RN program in Utah is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE-accredited nursing schools in Utah are required to meet strict quality standards and many healthcare employers prefer nurses trained at a CCNE-accredited program. You can be confident that your RN degree is structured to reflect the needs of future healthcare employers.

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Complete NCLEX Exam Prep

Our nursing school in Utah is designed to start preparing you for the NCLEX exam on Day 1. Instructors prepare students with NCLEX-style questions and present the Clinical Judgment Model throughout our curriculum. Here are just a few of the ways we prepare you for NCLEX-RN:

  • A class dedicated entirely to preparing for the NCLEX exam.
  • Virtual practice exams customized for each student
  • Exam strategies and tips from instructors
  • Personalized assignments and study plans

In 2022 Arizona College of Nursing had an average NCLEX pass rate of 84.89% across all campuses, higher than the national U.S. average of 82.32%.*

The national NCLEX pass rate for Arizona College of Nursing does not include rates for the Salt Lake City campus yet, as new campuses take 3 years for students to be eligible to take the NCLEX exam. 

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Hear From Students In Our Nursing Program

The teachers and administration of Arizona College really do care about us. In my first month of school, the Dean had a meeting with me to see how I was feeling. I don’t think I could find that level of support anywhere else.

Isabella Berry, BSN Program

If you are doubting whether you can become a nurse, the Arizona College teachers and staff will show you that you absolutely can. Every teacher is dedicated to mentoring and supporting students as much as possible.

Liezel Milad, BSN Program

Is There a Nursing School Near Me in Salt Lake City, Utah?

We strive to be one of the best nursing schools in Utah, helping students achieve their nursing career dreams. Our campus serves students in the greater Salt Lake City area, including Provo, Ogden, Tooele, and Eagle Mountain.


Additional hours available upon request.

Utah Nursing Program campus building at Arizona College of Nursing.

Visit Our Nursing School Near You

Our nursing campus is located in Murray, Utah — right off the I-15 highway. We’re just 15 minutes from Downtown Salt Lake City, 20 minutes from the West Valley, and 20 minutes from the East Central Valley.

The Salt Lake City campus features high-tech simulation labs, learning center, student lounge, and more.

Stop by to learn more about our BSN program in Utah. Our academic advisors are happy to give you a campus tour and answer all your questions. The Salt Lake City Campus Life and Campus Leadership pages also include more information on our nursing program in Utah.

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Our Utah Nursing School Faculty & Leadership Are Here For Your Success

Every member of the faculty and leadership are here to help you reach your nursing dreams. From Day 1 to graduation and beyond, our staff will be there to support you on your journey – as instructors, mentors, or someone to talk to during the tough moments. This is a community of people passionate about preparing the next generation of RNs.

Meet Our Utah Nursing School Campus Leadership

Salt Lake City Campus Dean at Nursing Schools in Utah.

Andrew Nydegger

Executive Director of Academic Operations

What inspired you to pursue a career in nursing education?

“During my service in the US Air Force, I became very ill.  I spent a lot of time in the hospital.  As I observed the nurses that were caring for me, I became inspired to become a nurse. It is the best career decision I ever made. Being a nurse has provided so much more than an income. It truly makes me happy. I feel honored to be a member of such a great profession.”

What makes Arizona College of Nursing different from other nursing schools in Utah?

“Arizona College of nursing cares about the success of their students.  We make sure that we are there with you every step of the way.  Because we have small class sizes, we can give each student our attention and energy to be successful. We have a proven system that really sets the students up for success. Most of all, we care about you and we take the time to prove it.”

What support resources are available to nursing school students at the Salt Lake City campus?

“We have amazing resources here at our Salt Lake campus.  At Arizona College of Nursing we have an amazing simulation center, where students will have fun practicing all the skills. Our learning resource center is a great place for students to do group study, receive free tutoring, or talk to a counselor.  The resource that makes the biggest difference is our incredible team.  They love to help students succeed.”

Nursing College Scholarship Opportunities

As you consider accredited nursing schools in Utah, a BSN program’s cost is an important factor in your decision. At our Salt Lake City campus, you may receive up to $5,000 in scholarship support.

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  • Futures Scholarship
  • Advancement Scholarship
  • Working Parent Scholarship
  • Achievement Scholarship
  • Opportunity Scholarship
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FAQs About Arizona College of Nursing – Salt Lake City

Browse our frequently asked questions below to see answers about our nursing school in Utah. For other FAQs about our program and nursing in the Salt Lake CIty area, see our dedicated Salt Lake City FAQs page. To find a nursing school near you, visit our Campus Locations page.



CCNE Accredited Nursing School
1 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).
ABHES Accredited Nursing School

2 All Arizona College of Nursing and 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.