Nurse Practitioner in Arizona

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Arizona


Each year, approximately 0.4% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in nurse practitioning. Thus, Arizona's 9 nurse practitioner schools put out approximately 965 nurse practitioners each year.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Flagstaff. 7 students graduated with a degree in nurse practitioner from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Students at Northern Arizona University paid $7,672 per year in tuition fees.

University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which is located in Phoenix, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 49th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Phoenix-Online Campus graduated 723 students from its nurse practitioner program. Students at University of Phoenix-Online Campus paid $11,520 per year in tuition fees.

Arizona State University, which was ranked 49th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Tempe. In 2010, 31 students graduated from Arizona State University nurse practitioner program. Students at Arizona State University paid $8,132 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Nurse practitioner schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $8,297 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $16,500 per year, or as little as $1,734 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona nurse practitioner schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Online Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $11,520 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus - located in Tucson, students are charged $10,440 per year

The nurse practitioner schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. GateWay Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year
  2. Northern Arizona University - located in Flagstaff, students are charged $7,672 per year
  3. Arizona State University - located in Tempe, students are charged $8,132 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of nurse practitioner graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a nurse practitioner. In 2010, there were 520 nurse practitioners working in Arizona. In Arizona, the largest numbers of nurse practitioners work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 360 nurse practitioners
  2. Pima County - 100 nurse practitioners
  3. Apache County - 40 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurse practitioners in Arizona will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,190 nurse practitioners working in Arizona.

Salary

A nurse practitioner in Arizona makes an average of $60,040 per year. But, salaries for nurse practitioners can vary. In 2010, nurse practitioners made as little as less than $29,040 per year or as much as more than $95,060 per year in Arizona. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for a nurse practitioner are:

  1. Pima County - $63,340 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $58,600 per year
  3. Apache County - $58,250 per year

A nurse practitioner in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Apache County - $58,250 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $58,600 per year
  3. Pima County - $63,340 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in nurse practitioning and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Arizona
  • Certificate in Nurse Practitioning in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,484 miles from location GateWay Community College Phoenix AZ 13.1689 n/a 7,863
7,484 miles from location University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus Phoenix AZ 8.96636 n/a 5,531
7,439 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus Tucson AZ 9.04499 n/a 2,170
7,492 miles from location Midwestern University Glendale AZ 0.436983 n/a 2,070
 

Curious what studying Nurse Practitioner gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 520 $60,040 -76.4%
 

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