Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing is one of the three private 2-year, not-for-profit colleges in Arkansas. Its campus is small in size and located in Pine Bluff. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Jefferson Regional Medical Center Nursing program is fully approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The program offers a twenty four month program of study leading to a diploma in nursing.
Students admitted into the nursing portion of the program will need to have completed one year of general education before beginning nursing education which will take a two additional two years from January to graduation in December.
The first part of the nursing course will take 17 weeks and the second 12 weeks while the two 3rd level courses are 12 weeks each and the 2 4th level courses are 8 weeks each.
- Official High school transcript or GED equivalency certificate
- Official transcript for all college courses
- ACT score (taken within the past five years)
- Personal interview
The school begins to process applications for January enrollment in February.
Applicants will be notified of their status and successful applicants will be required to notify the school of intention to enroll by paying a 100 dollar registration fee within two weeks of receiving the acceptance letter to be applied towards first semester tuition.
All successful applicants will be required to submit CPR certification to be maintained for the duration of the program. All students will be required to undergo drug testing prior to enrollment and to submit to a criminal background check at the time of enrolment and annually.
The criminal check will be conducted by an outside agency at the student’s expense.
Health documents will be required at registration for MMR vaccine, Hepatitis B vaccine series (signed waiver), annual TB test and Diphtheria/ tetanus booster (taken with the past 5-6 years).
Students who meet the graduation requirements of the college are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses to obtain licensing by the State board.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||4||21|
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools|
01/23/2014 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs|
01/01/1986 - 01/22/2016
Cost to Attend
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
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 (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.