Southern Arkansas University Tech

Nursing Programs

The Southern Arkansas University Tech Nursing Program is a program approved by the Arkansas State Nursing Board. The program offers in class instruction in theory and clinical experience.

The practical Nursing program is offered every year with classes beginning in July for graduation in May of the following year.

Admission Requirements:

  1. A high school diploma or equivalent GED
  2. Official copy of college(s) transcripts (if applicable)
  3. Immunizations Record, with proof of 2 measles & 1 rubella shot or 2 MMR shots.
  4. ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, or SAT scores
  5. The TEAS V test will be given every Wednesday January 11 through March 7th, 8:30 a.m. at SAU

Applications are accepted from January to March.

Successful applicants into the Practical Nursing Program will be required to submit to a criminal background check before admission. A state and federal criminal background check will be performed before graduation as persons convicted of crimes may or may not be eligible to sit for the state licensure exam.

A mandatory drug screen will be performed through the Ouachita County Medical Center before admission and students will be required to submit a current Arkansas Health card to the Nursing Office.


State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 97.6%
Average number of students tested annually: 15
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 Southern Arkansas University Tech as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 14 92.8 86.46
2010 19 100 84.32
2009 11 100 88.66
2008 25 92 86.23
2007 20 85 87.57
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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1980 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleRural: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$12,929

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$10,202
30k to 48k$10,997
48k to 75k$10,312
75k to 110k$13,565
Over 110k--
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Financial Aid & Loan

53%

Recipients

$2,924

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

17%

Recipients

$4,408

Average Amount

Pell grants

12%

Recipients

$3,997

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

780

Undergrads

0

Graduates

371

Women

409

Men

68%

Full-time

32%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
59%
Black/African American
33%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Asian
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Southern Arkansas University Tech
6415 Spellman Road
Camden, AR 71701
(870) 574-4500
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