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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Arizona

Each year, roughly 0.2% of Arizona students graduate with certificates in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 495 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Arizona's 17 LVN schools.

Top Schools

East Valley Institute of Technology, which is located in Mesa, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, East Valley Institute of Technology graduated 12 students from its LVN program.

Maricopa Skill Center, which is located in Phoenix, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Maricopa Skill Center graduated 89 students from its LVN program.

Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a LVN program. It is located in Avondale. In 2010, Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College graduated 75 students from its LVN programs. The tuition rate at Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College was $0 per year.


Lvn schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $1,436 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $2,310 per year, or as little as $1,414 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona LVN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year
  2. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year
  3. GateWay Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

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

  1. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  2. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
  3. Cochise College - located in Douglas, students are charged $1,560 per year

A LVN certificate from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of LVN graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a licensed vocational nurse. If you decide to work as a licensed vocational nurse in Arizona, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 8,620 Arizona licensed vocational nurses as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Arizona licensed vocational nurses:

  1. Maricopa County - 5,900 licensed vocational nurses
  2. Pima County - 1,580 licensed vocational nurses
  3. Mohave County - 270 licensed vocational nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of licensed vocational nurses in the state of Arizona will grow to 12,490. This would require a 17% growth in the profession.


On average, licensed vocational nurses earn $48,390 per year. However, Arizona licensed vocational nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $25,870 per year to more than $65,970 per year in 2010. On average a licensed vocational nurse earns the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Maricopa County - $49,870 per year
  2. Yuma County - $48,910 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $47,070 per year

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

  1. Coconino County - $33,470 per year
  2. Cochise County - $41,270 per year
  3. Apache County - $43,740 per year

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The charts and graphs below have additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or RN.

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

  • Certificate in Nursing in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8,620 $48,390 -2.0%

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