Arkansas State University-Mountain Home

Mountain Home, AR 72653
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Arkansas State University-Mountain Home is one of the twenty-two public 2-year colleges in Arkansas. The campus is located in a rural area, in Mountain Home.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,410 students attend the school. Every year 49% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,304, and fees were $528. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,912 and $528 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,410
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 12
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 6 17
Certificate 18 94
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 79.5%
  • NCLEX-RN: 72.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/2003 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$96/credit
In State Students$96/credit
Out of State Students$163/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,320 $4,320 $7,335
ADN 70 $6,720 $6,720 $11,410
BSN 125 $12,000 $12,000 $20,375
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of Arkansas State University-Mountain Home's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 64% $4,064
Other Federal Grant 3% $3,894
State Grant & Scholarships 41% $1,397
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 19% $2,205
Federal Student Loans 22% $5,057
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,466
$30,001 to $48,000$11,432
$48,001 to $75,000$12,783
$75,001 to $110,000$13,948
Over $110,000$15,682

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653

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