Arkansas Northeastern College

Blytheville, AR 72316

Located in Blytheville, Arkansas, Arkansas Northeastern College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

Arkansas Northeastern College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Arkansas Northeastern College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,156 and fees $330. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,556 and $330 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. LPN

    The Arkansas Northeastern College Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing and is currently seeking approval to reduce the 13 month program to a 10 and a half month program.

    The program combines nursing courses with practical experience in clinical settings including hospitals and other health care facilities in the service area. The PN program is offered at both the ANC Burdette and Paragould Campuses.

    Admission Requirements for the program:

    1. Complete admission application to enter ANC
    2. Official High School Transcript or GED Equivalency certificate and official college transcripts from colleges previously attended (cumulative 2.0 minimum grade point average required for all college work)
    3. Recent ACT, SAT or COMPASS scores (taken with the last four years)
    4. Complete required pre-requisite courses for the program  (within the last 5 years)
    5. Score a minimum of 100 on the NLN PAX PN
    6. Submit Immunizations Record

    Deadline for application is the 1st of March.

    Admission to the program will be based on a selective process based on standard admission criteria established by the school. The ANC PN program does not allow advanced placement.

    The program selects applicants for enrollment in the fall semester in the preceding spring.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 84
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 27
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 25

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Arkansas Northeastern College

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley
23.04 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Covington
28.42 miles away
Dyersburg State Community College
31.47 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern
40.21 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis
52.04 miles away
Southwest Tennessee Community College
52.85 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Whiteville
58.49 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson
59.93 miles away
Black River Technical College
62.08 miles away
Jackson State Community College
66.2 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1980 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1988 - 06/30/2014



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$3,767
30k to 48k$4,365
48k to 75k$5,951
75k to 110k--
Over 110k--
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $77.00 $127.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Arkansas Nurses Foundation Research Grant

Arkansas Nurses Foundation provides research grant for nurses who hold an Arkansas Nursing license and graduated from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program. 

Ginny Blankenship Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a non-traditional nursing student attending East Arkansas Community College.

Peggy Pickens Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled in the University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Nursing.

More scholarships

Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing
Arkansas Northeastern College
2501 S Division
Blytheville, AR 72316

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