North Arkansas College
North Arkansas College is one of the twenty-two public 2-year colleges in Arkansas. The campus is located in Harrison town.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,821 students attend the school. Every year 33% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
North Arkansas College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,304, and fees were $504. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,056 and $504 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRemote Town|
|Number of Students1,821|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The North Arkansas College Practical Nursing program has been fully approved by the Arkansas State Board of nursing and has a tradition of a close to 100% passrate on the National Council Licensure Exam.
The program offers two enrollment periods- January and August for 11 month long classes.
The Basic Admission requirements are:
- ACT, ASSET or COMPASS test results
- High School Transcript or GED Scores
- All College Transcripts
The application information must be submitted by April 15th for August enrollment and October 15th for January enrollment to be considered for that year.
Accepted applicants will be required to submit the following information on beginning classes.
- Health Statement Form
- Hepatitis B Vaccine Series
- MMR or Positive Rubella Titer for antibodies
- Tubercuin Skin Test
- Varicella Verification
- Current CPR certification
- Criminal Background Check
Students will be entered into the student immunization tracer and certified record review upon enrollment. Successful applicants will be required to attend an all day orientation session prior to the launch of the program.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||5||25|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1979 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1989 - 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||$92/credit|
|In State Students||$117/credit|
|Out of State Students||$190/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, 97% of North Arkansas College'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||10%||$694|
|State Grant & Scholarships||46%||$1,180|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||30%||$1,909|
|Federal Student Loans||12%||$4,567|
$4,891Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,239|
|$30,001 to $48,000$4,119|
|$48,001 to $75,000$6,529|
|$75,001 to $110,000$7,494|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.