North Arkansas College

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public

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LPN Program

The North Arkansas College Practical Nursing program has been fully approved by the Arkansas State Board of nursing and has a tradition of a close to 100% passrate on the National Council Licensure Exam.

The program offers two enrollment periods- January and August for 11 month long classes.

The Basic Admission requirements are:

  • ACT, ASSET or COMPASS test results
  • High School Transcript or GED Scores
  • All College Transcripts

The application information must be submitted by April 15th for August enrollment and October 15th for January enrollment to be considered for that year.

Accepted applicants will be required to submit the following information on beginning classes.

  • Health Statement Form
  • Immunizations
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Series
  • MMR or Positive Rubella Titer for antibodies
  • Tubercuin Skin Test 
  • Tdap
  • Varicella Verification
  • Current CPR certification 
  • Criminal Background Check

Students will be entered into the student immunization tracer and certified record review upon enrollment. Successful applicants will be required to attend an all day orientation session prior to the launch of the program.




State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 97.93%
Average number of students tested annually: 33
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at North Arkansas College as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 33 96.9 90.85
2011 32 100 86.46
2010 32 96.9 84.32
2009 28 100 88.66
2008 25 100 86.23
2007 28 100 87.57

ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 86.03%
Average number of students tested annually: 53
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 North Arkansas College as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 70 91.4 90.85
2011 28 75 86.46
2010 60 91.7 84.32
2009 29 93.1 88.66
2008 56 80.4 86.23
2007 43 95.4 87.57

LPN to ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 86.03%
Average number of students tested annually: 53
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 North Arkansas College as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 70 91.4 90.85
2011 28 75 86.46
2010 60 91.7 84.32
2009 29 93.1 88.66
2008 56 80.4 86.23
2007 43 95.4 87.57

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North Arkansas College
1515 Pioneer Dr
Harrison, AR 72601