University of Arkansas Community College - Batesville

Batesville, AR 72503
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The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB) is a two-year community college with open enrollment. It is located in Batesville, Arkansas and is considered to be a small college. This school was originally established in 1991 as Gateway Technical College before being reformed into the UACCB in 1998. This school serves well over 1,000 students and offers a variety of different degree programs and certificate possibilities. Prospective students should know that this college is set up to easily transfer college credits over to a four-year university, making it a perfect place to start your higher education.

The nursing program at the UACCB is one of the most sought after programs in the area. This is a program that offers many different educational opportunities for students. Students can choose to pursue a degree in EMT – Basic, EMT – Paramedic, Nursing Assistant, Practical Nursing, and Registered Nursing. All of the nursing courses meet the high standards of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. These nursing programs also have the approval of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. Students will receive a thorough education that covers all of the important aspects of nursing that professionals need to know. This will teach students how to interact with patients to provide for them and it will also cover how to work well as a part of a medical team. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students1,246
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 48
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 16
Certificate 17 79
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 81.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 79.9%

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48 miles away
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52 miles away
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Missouri State University-West Plains
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East Arkansas Community College
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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1998 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1992 - 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$73/credit
In State Students$86/credit
Out of State Students$146/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 $3,285 $3,870 $6,570
ADN 70 $5,110 $6,020 $10,220
BSN 125 $9,125 $10,750 $18,250
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, 93% of University of Arkansas Community College - Batesville's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 71% $4,234
Other Federal Grant 9% $685
State Grant & Scholarships 48% $1,050
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 30% $1,543
Federal Student Loans 12% $4,159
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$6,032
$30,001 to $48,000$6,238
$48,001 to $75,000$8,662
$75,001 to $110,000$9,505
Over $110,000$9,881

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
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 Community College - Batesville
2005 White Drive
Batesville, AR 72503

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