Why Our Nursing Program Is Right For You
- No waitlist to start at our Salt Lake City nursing campus
- Earn your BSN in 3 years or less with qualified transfer credits
- Evening classes for general education coursework
- CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
- Institutionally accredited by ABHES2
Your Nursing Dream Can Start Now
Our BSN program in Utah is designed with one goal: to prepare you for a successful nursing career. We combine classroom teaching, hands-on simulations, and training in real-world healthcare environments to give you the skills you need.
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%.Get Started
Graduate in Less Time With Eligible Transfer Credits
Get Hands-On Experience in Guided Labs
NCLEX Exam Preparation From Day 1
Nursing Program Curriculum & Transfer Credits
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). Our curriculum combines classroom teaching, hands-on labs, real-world clinical experience, and extensive NCLEX exam prep to get you ready for a successful nursing career.
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. Students can progress through our BSN program of study in 3-years or less with qualifying transfer credits. Our academic advisors will work closely with you to review transcripts and transfer as many credits as possible.
Clinical Partnerships At Our Nursing School in Utah
In the final year of the program, students spend most of their time in clinical rotations, training in real-world healthcare environments. Hands-on experience with patients and healthcare professionals is one of the most powerful ways to learn. We make it a priority for our students. We’ve partnered with healthcare providers in Utah to provide students with ample clinical experience.
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Our Salt Lake City Campus is a Career-Focused Nursing College
We work hard to equip students with the skills & hands-on experience they need to succeed in the nursing field.
Complete NCLEX Exam Prep
Our nursing school in Utah is designed to start preparing you for the NCLEX exam on Day 1. Instructors introduce students to NCLEX-style questions and clinical judgement throughout our curriculum to get them comfortable. Here’s just a few of the ways we prepare you for NCLEX:
- A class dedicated entirely to preparing for the NCLEX exam.
- Virtual practice exams customized for each student
- Exam strategies & tips from instructors
- Customized assignments & study plans
In 2022 Arizona College of Nursing has an average NCLEX pass rate of 84.89% across all campuses, higher than the national U.S. average of 82.32%.*
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
Finally, a nursing school near me in Utah!
A nursing program in Utah for the entire Salt Lake City region including Provo, Ogden, Tooele, and Eagle Mountain.
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Visit Our Utah Campus
Our nursing campus is located in Murray, Utah — right off the I-15 highway. We’re just 15 minutes away from Downtown Salt Lake City, 20 minutes from the West Valley, and 20 minutes from the East Central Valley.
Facilities include high-tech simulation labs, a learning center for studying, student lounge, and more.
Stop by to learn more about our BSN degree. Our academic advisors are happy to give you a tour of the campus and answer all questions you have. The Salt Lake City Campus Life and Campus Leadership pages also include more information on our nursing program in Utah.
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Learn How Our Utah Nursing School Faculty and Leadership Bring Practice to the Classroom
Our faculty and leadership at the Salt Lake City campus have real-world nursing experience and want to help equip you for a successful career. With mentorship and hands-on guidance in in-person labs and simulations, you can apply what you’re learning to advanced nursing practice scenarios.
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 College Scholarship Opportunities
As you consider accelerated BSN programs in Utah, we know that the cost of the program is an important factor in your decision. Students can 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
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FAQ at our Salt Lake City Campus
Browse below and click on the following link to read the most frequently asked questions we receive for our nursing school in Utah. To find a nursing school near you, visit our Campus Locations page.
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).
It is important to understand the differences between a LPN Program and a BSN Program in Salt Lake City. These factors can impact your nursing career path and your educational roadmap. Our campus leaders and experienced professionals are here to help you every step of your journey. To learn more read our blog article detailing the differences between an LPN Program and BSN Program.
Applicants may take the NCLEX every 45 days in Utah. The applicant will have up to five years from the date of his/her graduation to complete the NCLEX successfully.
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is an undergraduate college degree designed to equip students with the training and studies needed for a successful career in nursing. The BSN curriculum includes both general education and advanced nursing studies. To increase your chances of finding a position in your state and city of choice, you should consider earning a bachelor’s in nursing science (BSN).
Our BSN curriculum covers important topics like clinical-thinking, community health, critical care, gerontology, leadership, surgical care, obstetrics, pediatrics, and psychiatric care.
At Arizona College of Nursing, we’re proud to report that our BSN graduates achieved an impressive NCLEX pass rate of 91.42%* in 2021 across all our campuses. This is significantly higher than the national NCLEX pass rate of 82%. 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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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.
*Arizona NCLEX Pass Rate Data: https://www.azbn.gov/nursing-programs/arizona-nclex-pass-rates
*Nevada NCLEX Pass Rate Data: https://nevadanursingboard.org/education/
*Texas NCLEX Pass Rate Data: https://bon.texas.gov/meetings_board_meetings_2022_Apr.asp.html
*Florida NCLEX Pass Rate Data: https://floridasnursing.gov/forms/2022-q4-nclex-rn-4.pdf
*National NCLEX Pass Rates: https://www.ncsbn.org/15858.htm