Arkansas State University - Main Campus

College Type: Four or more years, Public

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ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 87.53%
Average number of students tested annually: 92
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Arkansas State University - Main Campus as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 80 95 90.85
2011 103 90.2 86.46
2010 93 77.4 84.32
2009 97 89.7 88.66
2008 100 80 86.23
2007 85 90.6 87.57

BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 85.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 103
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Arkansas State University - Main Campus as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 107 87.8 90.85
2011 81 82.7 86.46
2010 119 86.5 84.32
2009 81 74.1 88.66
2008 80 76.3 86.23
2007 59 88.1 87.57

Accelerated BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 85.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 103
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Arkansas State University - Main Campus as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 107 87.8 90.85
2011 81 82.7 86.46
2010 119 86.5 84.32
2009 81 74.1 88.66
2008 80 76.3 86.23

LPN to BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 85.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 103
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Arkansas State University - Main Campus as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 107 87.8 90.85
2011 81 82.7 86.46
2010 119 86.5 84.32
2009 81 74.1 88.66
2008 80 76.3 86.23

Masters Program

The Arkansas State University, Masters of Science in Nursing is designed to prepare students with the complex practical and theoretical skills required for advanced nursing and leadership roles. The MSN program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

The University offers specialties in Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Clinical Specialist, Educator, Administration and Family Nurse Practitioner.

The Adult Health Nursing track consists of core and support courses including 540 hours of clinical course work (420 hours for nurse educators) to prepare students for advance practice as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Educator. Students can enroll on a full time and part time basis with most courses offered online and through interactive video network.

The Family Nurse Practitioner program is a 45 credit hours program consisting of theoretical and clinical courses to prepare for advanced practice. A majority of core and support courses are offered online and students can enroll full time or part time. The Nurse Anesthesia track is an 85 credit program that can be completed in 28 months of full time study.

Graduates from all tracks are eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the National Board on Certification and Rece-rtification of Nurse Anesthetists.

Admissions Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Meet admission requirements for the graduate school
  • Current and unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  • Meet requirements for standardized tests and grade point average

The deadline for application for admission for the fall is the 1st of February for FNP program spring admission for the Adult Health Nursing track is the 15th of October and April 15th for admission in the fall for the same program.

General admission deadlines fall on the 15th of April for Spring admission and the 15th of September for admission unless otherwise specified.



Program accreditations: NLNAC

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

LPN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Arkansas State University - Main Campus
2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401