Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

De Queen, AR 71832

Located in De Queen, Arkansas, Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of University of Arkansas System that operates 10 campuses in De Queen, Fayetteville, Little Rock, Monticello, Batesville, Hope, Morrilton, Little Rock, Fort Smith, Pine Bluff.

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

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,445 and fees $960. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,385 and $960 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN

    The Cossatot Community College, University of Arkansas Practical Nursing is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The program has an 11 month day program beginning in August and ending in June and an 18 month evening program beginning in January and ending in June the following year.

    Admission Requirements for the program:

    1. High school diploma or GED equivalency certification
    2. Nurses Entrance Test
    3. ACT or ASSET/COMPASS score
    4. Each student must complete all prerequisite courses prior to entering the LPN program.

    Deadline for Application for the day program is 1st of March and the deadline for the evening program is 31st  August 31st. Students not accepted into the program will need to complete a new application in subsequent years.

    The selection process will be based on admission exam scores, prerequisite grades (76%), and questionnaire results.

    Successful applicants will be required to submit to a background check and drug screening which will be randomly carried out throughout the year. Students will also receive all required immunization requirements before entering the program.

    The program will follow a special calendar with regular classes running 5-6 hours each and clinical days will be 8-12 hours each.

    Graduates from the PN program will be eligible to apply for the state licensing examination to become an LPN.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 27
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 22

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

Rich Mountain Community College
38.72 miles away
Texarkana College
44.71 miles away
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope
52.54 miles away
Carl Albert State College
70.34 miles away
Northeast Texas Community College
71.24 miles away
Paris Junior College
71.92 miles away
National Park College
78.34 miles away
Eastern Oklahoma State College
81.21 miles away
College of the Ouachitas
91.24 miles away
Southern Arkansas University Tech
98.7 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1998 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$3,713
30k to 48k$4,190
48k to 75k$5,938
75k to 110k$5,869
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 $82.00 $180.00

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. 

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas - National Merit Scholarship

Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship [...]

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
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832

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