Nursing Schools In Arizona

There are 36 accredited nursing schools in Arizona for faculty who teach nursing classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the state of Arizona, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Schools

  1. Everest College-Phoenix

    10400 N. 25th Avenue, Suite 190, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-1641

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  2. Brookline College in Phoenix

    2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  3. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

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  4. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

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  5. Central Arizona College

    8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030

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  6. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

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  7. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

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  8. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  9. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  10. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

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  11. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  12. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  13. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

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  14. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

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  15. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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  16. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

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  17. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

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  18. Pima Medical Institute in Tucson

    3350 East Grant Road, Suite 200, Tucson, Arizona 85716

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  19. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

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  20. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

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  21. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

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  22. Tucson College

    5151 E Broadway Blvd, Ste.155, Tucson, Arizona 85711

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  23. Yavapai College

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  24. Carrington College-Westside

    2701 W Bethany Home Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85017-5885

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  25. Pima Medical Institute in Mesa on Dobson

    957 S. Dobson Road, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  26. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

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  27. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

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  28. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

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  29. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

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  30. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

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  31. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus

    300 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711-4574

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  32. Midwestern University in Glendale

    19555 N 59th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85308

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  33. East Valley Institute of Technology

    1601 W Main St, Mesa, Arizona 85201

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  34. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Phoenix

    10220 North 25th Ave, Ste 100, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  35. Chamberlain College of Nursing_??_??_Phoenix Campus

    2149 West Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  36. Fortis College in Phoenix

    555 N 18 St Ste 110, Phoenix, Arizona 85006

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Nursing Employment

Arizona 74,850
National 5,150,780

Approximately 1% of the country's nursing professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Arizona

70,260 72,680 75,110 74,110 74,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nursing professionals is growing in Arizona. 4,590 more nursing professionals were working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has grown by 7% in four years. This growth is slower than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$59,732 $61,082 $56,192 $52,872 $58,414
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
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The amount earned by nursing professionals is decreasing in Arizona. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $59,732 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $58,414 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$34,342
25th percentile
$42,538
50th percentile
$54,886
75th percentile
$68,226
90th percentile
$84,724

This represents a decline in salaries of 2%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid nursing professionals earning 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Arizona

BSN
$70,220
Forensic Nursing
$73,710
Gerontology
$65,404
Nursing
$58,414
RN to BSN
$70,220

Nursing professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
25
bachelor
8
master
20
doctor
4
Certificate
49
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As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 36 accredited nursing schools in Arizona state is also increasing. In Arizona, there were 1,923 graduates in 2006. And there were 6,673 graduates from nursing courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 247%. 46% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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