Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
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). The nursing program you are planning to attend may have its own admission policy.
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.
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:
- High school diploma or GED equivalency certification
- Nurses Entrance Test
- ACT or ASSET/COMPASS score
- 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.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Recent NCLEX PN passrate (2017)||90.3%|
|Number of students tested (2017)||31|
|Available Study Options|
NCLEX PN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1998 - Current
|Campus LocaleRural: Fringe|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
$5,035Average 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|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing