Baptist Health College-Little Rock
Baptist Health College-Little Rock is one of the three private, not-for-profit 2-year colleges in Arkansas. The campus is located in an urban area, in Little Rock.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 676 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 7 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 4 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 58%). Every year 41% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Baptist Health College-Little Rock's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $8,427, and fees were $1,440. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,427 and $1,440 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students676|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus Housing-|
The LPN Program at Baptist Health Schools is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools and the program is approved by Arkansas State Board of Nursing.
The program offers extensive clinical experience. The program is 2 semesters in length with classes beginning in January and in July.
Admission requirements for this program are:
- High school Diploma or GED
- Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
- ACT composite score (taken in the last ten years)
The application deadline for enrollment in January is the 1st of the preceding December and for classes beginning in July the deadline for completed applications is the 1st of June.
Accepted students will be required to attend classes four days a week although a limited number of qualified students may be allowed to cover a portion of the curriculum through web-based instruction.
Graduates from the Practical Nursing Program are eligible to apply to sit for the State Board Licensure exam.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||5||86|
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools|
03/31/2008 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs|
06/01/1981 - 07/01/2016
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
01/01/1990 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|ACT||19 to 26|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Required|
|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|
In addition to the college's admission requirements 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.
|In District Students||$352/credit|
|In State Students||$352/credit|
|Out of State Students||$352/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Baptist Health College-Little Rock's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||33%||$219|
|State Grant & Scholarships||50%||$300|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||50%||$583|
|Federal Student Loans||50%||$917|
$19,398Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$19,944|
|$30,001 to $48,000$20,177|
|$48,001 to $75,000$21,502|
|$75,001 to $110,000--|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.