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CCNE Accredited

CCNE Accreditation Review

The CCNE on-site accreditation review for the Arizona College of Nursing BSN Degree Program is scheduled October 18, 19, and 20, 2021. If you would like to submit third-party comments regarding the program, please click the following link to visit our CCNE Review Third-Party Comment page. Deadline to submit comments is September 17, 2021.

Arizona College of Nursing RN LPN Program student

A nursing school focused on nursing

How does our accelerated nursing program fit your busy life?

  • 97% NCLEX Pass Rate at our Tempe campus in 2020*
  • Earn your BSN in just 3 years!
  • No waitlist – sessions start about every 8 weeks, 6 times a year
  • CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
  • Arizona College of Nursing is institutionally accredited by ABHES2
  • Conveniently located right off the Broadway curve, our Tempe nursing school in Arizona is easy to find and reach from nearly anywhere in Phoenix.

*From Jan to Dec 2020, per NCSBN NCLEX-RN reporting available at https://www.azbn.gov


Finally, a nursing school near me!

An Arizona nursing school for the entire East Phoenix Valley including Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale, Gilbert, and Chandler.

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Additional hours available upon request.

COVID-19 Announcement

Due to COVID-19, we have implemented health and safety protocols at our campuses, including temperature checks, mask-wearing (optional for those fully vaccinated), and sanitizing to protect our students and staff.

Visit our Tempe nursing college

Here at the Tempe campus, we are a close-knit community of nursing students and professionals with a passion for helping people. And we know your life is probably already busy. That’s why we have a convenient self-service food mart on-premise and a full cafe right across the parking lot. And, we’re not far from quick bites at Starbucks, The Buffalo Spot, Jersey Mike’s Subs, and McDonald’s.

Stop by to learn more about our BSN degree, which prepares you to take on a wider range of responsibilities than an ADN, CNA, LVN or LPN nursing program.

Approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.

BSN nursing program campus at our nursing school in Tempe.

Hear from our students

“Arizona College of Nursing has no waiting list to get in. As soon as you make that call to Arizona College, the advisors are on it and they’re very supportive, helpful and they want you to pursue your career.”

Janelle Adams, Class of 2021

“The college faculty puts an emphasis on their experience as nurses when they are teaching which helps with student understanding and learning.”

Dan Yap, Class of 2020
LVN LPN BSN program students in nursing college classroom

Nursing Program Curriculum

We believe in a focused and structured educational environment. Our curriculum is methodically designed to help you reach your career aspirations. From day one, our nursing program is built to prepare you for a thriving career as a registered nurse (RN). 

Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is a 3-year nursing program, with the first year focused on general education classes, such as: The Fundamentals of Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Global Health. Year two of our nursing program transitions into the Nursing core portion of the program, with courses like Pharmacology, Microbiology, and Human Pathophysiology. 

In the final year, you will spend most of your time engaged in patient care along side medical professionals. You will also take classes in specialty fields such as Maternal Health, Pediatrics, and Community Health.

Visit our BSN Program Curriculum page for more details.

Clinical Partnerships at our Tempe nursing school

We are proud of our Tempe campus and the nursing clinical partnerships we have established as a resource for our students. Our partners play a vital role in the professional development of students during the core curriculum of the BSN program at our Tempe nursing school.

Career-focused nursing school

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Admissions

Future nurses choose Arizona College of Nursing for many reasons that include: flexible schedule, accelerated 3-year program, high-tech facilities, personalized attention, and a solid reputation in local medical communities. Contact us today to get started. Click on the following link to view our Tempe Nursing School Admissions Requirements.

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Career Services

At Arizona College of Nursing, we’ll level up your education with one-on-one career support. Our strong network of healthcare partners helps us provide externship and employment opportunities for students and graduates. Click on this link to learn more about the Nursing School Career Services we offer to our students.

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Simulations

Simulation labs provide a safe space for you to practice skills, problem-solve, and take risks. Along with SimLabs come life-like mannequins, “patients” that can breathe and bleed. Your instructors will guide you through basic and advanced nursing scenarios. Click on the link to learn more about our Nursing College Simulation Labs.

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Accreditation

Arizona College of Nursing has earned accreditation from some of the most respected healthcare organizations. Attending an accredited school or program can also help you to get a job once you finish school. Click on the link to learn more about our Tempe Nursing School Accreditations and Affiliations.

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Curriculum

Our accredited 3-year nursing 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 employers. Click on the link to learn more about our college’s BSN Nursing Program Curriculum.

FAQ at our Tempe Campus

What is the difference between an LPN school and a BSN school? How much do RN’s in Arizona make? Click on the following link to view the most frequently asked questions at our Tempe nursing school.

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Accreditations

CCNE Accredited

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).

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

2 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.