East Arkansas Community College
Forrest City, AR 72335
Located in Forrest City, Arkansas, East Arkansas Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.
East Arkansas Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
East Arkansas Community College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,820 and fees $330. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,330 and $330 respectively.
|Campus LocaleTown: Distant|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
LPN to ADN
The East Arkansas Community College Nursing program is approved by the Arkansas State Board for Nursing. The program offers a 2 year Traditional Track program consisting of 5 terms and a 1 year LPN/LPTN accelerated track consisting of 3 terms based on full time enrollment excluding vacation time.
Admissions Requirement for the program:
- Be admitted to East Arkansas Community College
- Complete required College developmental courses (with a minimum grade of ‘C’ by the May 31st deadline- credit for Math and Science courses must have been met in the last five years).
- Have a 2.80 GPA at the May 31st deadline
- Take the pre-nursing exams (Critical Thinking Entrance, PSB Nursing Aptitude Exam)
Applicants will be expected to present completed application to the college by the 31st of March. The school will notify applicants of its decision during the following June. The number of students accepted into the program will vary according to the resources and space available. East Arkansas offers no provisional acceptance for those applicants who don’t meet the minimum requirements nor does it maintain a waiting list for qualified applicants not offered admission.
Successful applicants will be expected to obtain CPR certification prior to registration which must remain current for the entire program as well as acquiring immunizations for Hepatitis B, Tetanus (within the last 10 years), Measles, Mumps Rubella and a Tuberculin Test (within the last year) or a negative chest x-ray, submit proof of health insurance and proof of malpractice insurance for the duration of enrollment in the nursing program.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||15|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of East Arkansas Community College as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from East Arkansas Community College
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
35.2 miles away
Southwest Tennessee Community College
41.84 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis
41.86 miles away
Arkansas State University-Newport
47.8 miles away
Northwest Mississippi Community College
53.52 miles away
Coahoma Community College
55.28 miles away
Arkansas State University-Beebe
63.84 miles away
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
70.6 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Covington
71.5 miles away
Arkansas Northeastern College
75.92 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1979 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1994 - Current
$4,618Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$3,982|
|30k to 48k$4,659|
|48k to 75k$6,684|
|75k to 110k--|
Cost Per Credit Hours
Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.
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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
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 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 (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing