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 
  • 91.42% NCLEX Average Pass Rate in 2021 (Compared to 82% pass rate nationally)*
  • Evening classes for general education coursework
  • CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
  • Institutionally accredited by ABHES2
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/).
Nursing School Hospital Clinical Partnerships

Your Nursing Dream Can Start Now

Our BSN program in Salt Lake City 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 2021, our students had a 91.42% NCLEX-RN Exam Pass Rate across all campuses*, substantially higher than the National NCLEX pass rate of 82%. 

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Graduate in Less Time With Eligible Transfer Credits

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Get Hands-On Experience in Guided Labs

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NCLEX Exam Preparation From Day 1

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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

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. 

BSN Program Students Nursing Degree Lab

Clinical Partnerships At Our Utah Nursing School

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.

Guided Hands-On Simulations

Simulation labs provide a safe space for you to practice skills, problem-solve, and take risks. Our Sim Labs are equipped with life-like mannequins, as “patients” that can breathe and bleed. Your instructors will guide you through basic and complex nursing scenarios, giving you time to practice the medical skills you would use as a nurse.

Nursing Career Services and Resources

At Arizona College of Nursing, we know your ultimate goal is to work as a registered nurse. In the final year of the BSN program, our instructors work with each student on crafting their nursing resume, preparing for interviews, and providing job searching tips. Through our network of healthcare partners, we can sometimes connect students with potential job opportunities.  

BSN Curriculum

Our CCNE-accredited nursing degree program combines classroom and hands-on learning. You’ll apply concepts from your foundational courses to real-world scenarios, all while you are developing the professionalism and soft skills demanded of today’s healthcare employers 

Nursing Accreditation

Arizona College of Nursing has earned accreditation from some of the most respected organizations. Attending an accredited school or program can also help you to get a job once you finish school.

Utah nursing school campus building photo.

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  

Arizona College of Nursing has an average NCLEX pass rate of 91.42%, much higher than the national U.S. average of 82%.* 

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Hear From Students In Our Utah 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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Utah Nursing Program campus building at Arizona College of Nursing.

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 Leaderhip pages also include more information on our nursing program in Utah. 

Approved by the Utah State Board of Nursing 

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 Nursing School Utah 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 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.

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Accreditations

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.