Melbourne, AR 72556
Located in Melbourne, Arkansas, Ozarka College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.
Ozarka College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
Ozarka College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,112 and fees $664. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,464 and $664 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRural: Remote|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
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:
- Official high school or college transcripts or GED
- Proof of immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella.
- ACT, SAT, ASSET or Compass assessment.
- 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.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Ozarka College as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide||Certificate||89|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||68|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||44|
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Ozarka College
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
23.83 miles away
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
33.41 miles away
Missouri State University-West Plains
46.76 miles away
Arkansas State University-Newport
48.75 miles away
Black River Technical College
54.26 miles away
North Arkansas College
67.4 miles away
Arkansas State University-Beebe
67.56 miles away
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
76.68 miles away
Pulaski Technical College
90.62 miles away
East Arkansas Community College
94.43 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1996 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$6,523Average 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--|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Two or more races
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