Basic Information & Common Questions
❖ Question: Do you offer any RN or LPN courses?
Answer: We do not offer RN or LPN classes. We offer CNA/LNA classes, Caregiver classes, CPR, and First Aid classes.
❖ Question: Do you offer any payment plans?
Answer: We offer a variety of payment plans that meet most students' needs. Students need to contact administration to arrange payment plans. Please note that we do not accept personal checks.
The total cost of the program is $1,250 per candidate.
• Enrollment/Registration is $300.
• Tuition is $950.
We do accept installment payments for tuition weekly or bi-weekly. After graduation, preparation for the board-exam is free. We do not charge for textbooks, equipment, or additional lab use.
❖ Question: Do you offer Financial Aid?
Answer: We do not offer any federally funded financial assistance, however, students may obtain financial assistance through an external agency. Some well-known resources are listed below:
- Arizona @ Work
- Arizona Health Education Centers
- Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE)
- Scottsdale Community Partners
- Campus RN
- Arizona Nurses Association
- National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)
- Black Nurses Rock (BNR)
- National Black Nurses Association (NBNA)
- Asian American / Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA)
The above list is by no means exhaustive. Many more options are available. Historically, students have received funding from sources such as their employer, credit unions, religious organizations, community programs, but mostly family/friends. Your personal drive and determination will likely be the ultimate contributor to your success. Please do not hesitate to call or come in and speak with us if you have any questions. Our number is (602) 935-6628, we'll do our best to help.
❖ Question: What forms of payment do you accept?
Answer: We accept cash, debit/credit cards, cashier's checks, money orders, Paypal, and CashApp. We do not accept personal checks. To use Paypal, please complete the pre-enrollment form, CPR or 1st Aid form. After completion, a Paypal button will appear for $300 or $30. To pay a diffierent amount via Paypal, please email or message us through the contact form. To use CashApp, please send to username or "Cash Tag" $StarCanyon. If you're installing the app for the first time, you can use our invite code: CQCXBQW for a $5 discount.
❖ Question: How do I find transportation to school?
Answer: The school is conveniently located along city bus routes on Central Avenue & Dunlap Road. Please see the map on this page and on the home page to view our location. Students have had success using the valley metro trip planner available here.
❖ Question: How do I get books?
Answer: Books are available to all students as loans for the duration of the program. Laboratory materials/tools or extra hours needed throughout the program are also available at no additional charge.
Students who wish to purchase books for permanent ownership can visit the links below or contact us and we will place an order on their behalf.