Arkansas State University-Main Campus

Nursing Programs

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

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
What is this?
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

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
What is this?
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

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
What is this?
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

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
What is this?
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

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
What is this?
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
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1928 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
12/01/1970 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
10/01/1993 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
04/01/1981 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
01/25/2003 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate75%

Admissions

70%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading433 to 585
SAT: Math500 to 620
SAT: Writing420 to 480
ACT Composite21 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost

$12,310

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$10,562
30k to 48k$11,111
48k to 75k$13,104
75k to 110k$14,955
Over 110k$15,286
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Financial Aid & Loan

77%

Recipients

$8,495

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

44%

Recipients

$4,422

Average Amount

Pell grants

53%

Recipients

$7,120

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

9,839

Undergrads

4,246

Graduates

8,460

Women

5,625

Men

57%

Full-time

43%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
74%
Black/African American
13%
Non-resident alien
6%
Hispanic
2%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Arkansas State University-Main Campus
2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100

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