Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
De Queen, AR 71832
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas is one of the 22 public 2-year colleges in Arkansas. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of De Queen. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 41% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $2,520, and fees were $1,080. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,000 and $1,080 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Student to Faculty Ratio17:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
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.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||27|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1998 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$71/credit|
|In State Students||$84/credit|
|Out of State Students||$100/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, 83% of Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas'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||12%||$538|
|State Grant & Scholarships||48%||$712|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||15%||$954|
|Federal Student Loans||--||--|
$5,366Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,165|
|$30,001 to $48,000$4,893|
|$48,001 to $75,000$6,192|
|$75,001 to $110,000$6,106|
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Arkansas Nurses Foundation provides research grant for nurses who hold an Arkansas Nursing license and graduated from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program.
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 ...
Applicant must be a non-traditional nursing student attending East Arkansas Community College.
Applicant must be enrolled in the University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Nursing.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.