University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College

North Little Rock, AR 72118
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University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is one of the twenty-two public 2-year colleges in Arkansas. The campus is located in an urban area, in North Little Rock.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,038 students attend the school. Every year 18% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,900, and fees were $1,270. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,070 and $1,270 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students6,038
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs

The LPN program at Pulaski takes 11 months to complete. The program is offred from August to June every year.

The non-traditional track which is a 22 month certificate program starts in August of each even year and ending in June of the subsequent academic year.

Basic Admision Requirments:

  1. Kaplan Admission Test scores
  2. most be 18 years of age
  3. high school diploma or equivanlent (GED)
  4. Medical Certificates
  5. ACT or Compass
  6. Clean criminal background and drug screenings
  7. Completion of the pre-requisite courses with a C grade or higher from an accredited college, completed in the spring semester before the fall of intended enrollment.

Application deadline for enrollment is the April 15th of the year of intended enrollment.

The traditional or the full time track has 40 positions available each year and the nontraditional or the partime track make 10 positions available.

The program will supplement instruction in the classroom with clinical experience at hospitals in the area. 

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 90.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1997 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$130/credit
In State Students$130/credit
Out of State Students$169/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $5,850 $5,850 $7,605
ADN 70 $9,100 $9,100 $11,830
BSN 125 $16,250 $16,250 $21,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 64% $4,577
Other Federal Grant 13% $274
State Grant & Scholarships 38% $1,122
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 23% $3,684
Federal Student Loans 50% $3,687
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,589
$30,001 to $48,000$10,725
$48,001 to $75,000$13,193
$75,001 to $110,000$14,638
Over $110,000$14,794

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College
3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118

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