Black River Technical College

Nursing Programs

The Black River Technical College Practical Nursing program is accredited by Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The program is a combination of in class instruction and clinical practice.

The program accepts students for enrollment in January and in August. It meets the minimum requirements set by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

Admission Requirements:

  • Complete application for the Nursing Program
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Possess cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Complete nursing entrance exam on scheduled date.
  • Complete all pre-professional curricula (must have taken no longer than 5 years from application date with the exception of Introduction to Computer Concepts and Freshman English I)

Applications must be submitted by the 31st of October of January enrollment and April 1st for August enrollment.

Applicants who are selected for the program will be expected to submit to and pass a criminal background check to be accepted into the program and to attend clinical practice. Applicants will be required to cover the estimated 40 dollar charge for the background check.

Students will be required to purchase liability insurance as part of a group policy at an estimated cost of 16 dollars every semester before the start of Clinical practices.

Graduates from the program will be eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure but completing the program does not guarantee eligibility to write state board examinations.
 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 97%
Average number of students tested annually: 34
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

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

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 55 96.3 90.85
2011 7 100 86.46
2010 38 94.7 84.32
2009 37 94.6 88.66
2008 25 92 86.23
2007 33 100 87.57
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1997 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate64%

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$5,993

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,601
30k to 48k$5,050
48k to 75k$9,059
75k to 110k$9,552
Over 110k--
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Financial Aid & Loan

64%

Recipients

$4,986

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

51%

Recipients

$5,149

Average Amount

Pell grants

25%

Recipients

$5,722

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

1,569

Undergrads

0

Graduates

984

Women

585

Men

58%

Full-time

42%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
95%
Black/African American
2%
Hispanic
2%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Black River Technical College
1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000