Southern Arkansas University Tech
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.
- A high school diploma or equivalent GED
- Official copy of college(s) transcripts (if applicable)
- Immunizations Record, with proof of 2 measles & 1 rubella shot or 2 MMR shots.
- ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, or SAT scores
- 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|
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.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1980 - Current
|Campus LocaleRural: Distant|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
$12,929Average 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|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native