South Arkansas Community College
El Dorado, AR 71731
Located in El Dorado, Arkansas, South Arkansas Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.
South Arkansas Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
South Arkansas Community College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,304 and fees $516. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,128 and $516 respectively.
|Campus LocaleTown: Remote|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The South Arkansas Community College Practical Nursing program is approved by the Arkansas State Board for Nursing. The program has three tracks: one which is a full time day program, the second track is modified evening and spring or modified evening and fall program and the final track is the LPN to RN matrix.
Admission Requirements for the program are:
- Official copy of high school transcript or GED equivalency with transcript, including all college transcripts if applicable
- Complete general admissions requirements for the college
- Complete and submit Health and Natural Sciences Application Packet
- Complete pre-nursing pre-requisites with a 2.0 GPA
- Complete the HOBET 5 with an overall composite and reading, math, English comprehension score (the applicant will be responsible for payment)
The following courses are pre-requisites for the LPN program at South Arkansas Community College: Anatomy & Physiology 1 W/Lab, Diet and Nutrition and Match for Nursing.
Applicants will be selected on a point system from a combination of pre-requisite GPA, total GPA and HOBET 5 scores.
Successful applicants will be required to submit to drug screening and a background check upon entry into the program. Students will also be required to provide proof of current AHA CPR certification or an Arkansas Department of Health approved equivalent program.
Applicants will be required to provide proof of PPD skin test, IGRA test or evidence of a negative chest X-ray and provide proof of Hepatitis B immunizations (or sign Declination Statement) and provide proof of immunity to Varicella (which can consist of proof of vaccination, physician verifying student had varicella or varicella antibody titer indicating immunity).
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide||Certificate||0|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||57|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||31|
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of South Arkansas Community College as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from South Arkansas Community College
Southern Arkansas University Tech
29.23 miles away
Northwest Louisiana Technical College
55.44 miles away
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope
60.97 miles away
Bossier Parish Community College
73.3 miles away
Southeast Arkansas College
78.28 miles away
College of the Ouachitas
81.22 miles away
Southern University at Shreveport
81.79 miles away
83.06 miles away
National Park College
93.63 miles away
Pulaski Technical College
110.61 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1983 - Current
$7,071Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$7,238|
|30k to 48k--|
|48k to 75k--|
|75k to 110k--|
Cost Per Credit Hours
Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.
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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
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