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
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.Learn More
Nursing School Curriculum
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
- Fundamentals of Biology
- Introduction to Psychology
- Human Anatomy/Physiology I
- College Mathematics
- First Year Composition (Writing) I
Critical Thinking in Clinical Decision-Making
Evidence-Based Practice I
Community Health Nursing + Practicum
Maternal Health Theory and Application + Practicum
Transition to the Nursing Profession
Professional Seminar (NCLEX Preparation)
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, if the courses apply to the program of study. Our academic advisors will work closely with you to review transcripts for eligible credits, helping you to graduate as soon as possible.
Clinical Partnerships At Our Nursing School in Utah
We prioritize practical training at our nursing school in Salt lake City, which means getting hands-on experience with patients and healthcare professionals. To provide you with opportunities for 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.
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 2023, our Salt Lake City campus students had an 100% NCLEX-RN Exam Pass Rate*, higher than the national 2023 U.S. average NCLEX pass rate of 90.17%.**
Hear From Students In Our Nursing School
I’ve started the process of continuing my education here and I can tell you I’ve felt more supported and encouraged by the staff than any school I’ve gone to. The facility is AMAZING and I can’t wait to attend.
Jenna Mendoza, Nursing Student, Salt Lake City
The relationships I have built has been my favorite part about Arizona College of Nursing. I have made life long friends throughout this experience.
Kourtney Hentges, BSN Program Class of 2022
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.
Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday Closed
Additional hours available upon request.
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 school in Utah.
Approved by the Utah State Board of Nursing
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
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 School 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.
Click the button below to learn more about our Utah nursing scholarships and to determine eligibility
- Futures Scholarship
- Advancement Scholarship
- Working Parent Scholarship
- Achievement Scholarship
- Opportunity Scholarship
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.
Transferring credits can get you on track to complete your program in less time and at a lower cost. Students can progress through our BSN program of study in 3-years or less with qualifying transfer credits, if the courses apply to the program of study. For questions about transfer credits, including credits associated with college level credit test scores, visit our Campus Locations page for details to contact your local campus.
Read more about Arizona College of Nursing’s credit transfer requirements.
Students of all ages and backgrounds who qualify may be eligible for a variety of financial aid programs and payment options including:
- Federal student loans
- Federal PELL and SEOG grants
- Eligible State-based grant programs
- Private educational loans
- Military veteran educational benefits (ex: Post-9/11 G.I. Bill®)*
*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill. The Falls Church, Hartford, Cincinnati, Cleveland, St. Louis, and Chesapeake Arizona College of Nursing campuses are not approved to train eligible Veterans and their dependents.
While every student’s schedule vary, our BSN degree program starts with evening general education classes. In addition, some general education courses are offered in a convenient on-campus/online hybrid format.
We offer general education courses in the evening because we know students are busy and often can’t immediately change their entire schedule when starting Nursing school.
Once you begin your Core Nursing courses, your schedule will shift to daytime classes.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Arizona College of Nursing – Salt Lake City is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). All Arizona College of Nursing campuses are also institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
In 2022, our students had a 84.89% NCLEX-RN Exam Pass Rate across all campuses*, higher than the National NCLEX pass rate of 82.32%. We believe this success is due to our focus on practical training and NCLEX prep, starting from day one of our program.
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Our BSN curriculum covers important topics like clinical-thinking, community health, critical care, gerontology, leadership, surgical care, obstetrics, pediatrics, and psychiatric care.
In 2023, our Salt Lake City campus students had an 100% NCLEX-RN Exam Pass Rate*, higher than the national 2023 U.S. average NCLEX pass rate of 90.17%.** We believe this success is due to our focus on practical training and NCLEX prep, starting from day one of our program.
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1 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.aacnnursing.org).
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.