Ozarka College

Nursing Programs

The Ozarka College LPN program is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. 

The program is offered for 3 semesters and it take 18 months to complete. It begins in January and its only avilable in Melbourne Campus. The college also offers two 11 months programs at its Ash Flat and Mountain View Campuses.

Clinical experience for this program will be in a range of clinical setting in the four county area.

Basic Admission Requirements:

  1. Official high school or college transcripts or GED
  2. Proof of immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella.
  3. ACT, SAT, ASSET or Compass assessment.
  4. submit to a criminal background check

Applications for January enrollment at the Melbourne Campus are accepted between the 1st of September and the 1st of November.

The application period for classes beginning in August at all campuses is between the 1st of February and the 1st of April.

Graduates from the program are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-PN) after completing classes to be licensed to practice.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 89.4%
Average number of students tested annually: 68
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Ozarka College as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 83 87.9 90.85
2011 55 90.9 86.46
2010 66 89.4 84.32
2009 56 75 88.66
2008 37 91.9 86.23
2007 46 82.6 87.57
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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1996 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleRural: Remote
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate57%

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$6,523

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,543
30k to 48k$6,249
48k to 75k$7,198
75k to 110k--
Over 110k--
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Financial Aid & Loan

92%

Recipients

$4,942

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

57%

Recipients

$3,873

Average Amount

Pell grants

25%

Recipients

$5,067

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

1,146

Undergrads

0

Graduates

818

Women

328

Men

54%

Full-time

46%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
96%
Black/African American
2%
Hispanic
2%
Asian
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Two or more races
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Ozarka College
218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556
(870) 368-7371
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