University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

Morrilton, AR 72110

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) is a two-year college that is located in Morrilton, Arkansas. This community college was established in 1961 and it has a student population of over 2,000. UACCM is officially recognized and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It provides students with several different degree programs and also offers many different certificate programs that students can pursue. The comprehensive curriculum that is offered by this institution provides students with the necessary education to succeed in the professional world. It even offers easy credit transfer options to major universities for those who wish to pursue a four-year degree.

 

The nursing program at UACCM is very popular and has several options for prospective students to consider. There is a practical nursing program, as well as a registered nursing program. All nursing programs are designed to be as comprehensive and complete as possible. Nursing students will receive a very thorough education that is focused on teaching the necessary skills that allow people to become successful in the medical field. This school helps many people to achieve their goals of becoming RN's every year and the program continues to grow. 

Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 36
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 4 39

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Accreditations

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

Admission

75%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements 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$90
In State Students$99
Out of State Students$128
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 $4,050 $4,455 $5,760
ADN 70 $6,300 $6,930 $8,960
BSN 125 $11,250 $12,375 $16,000
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, 94% of University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 59% $4,109
Other Federal Grant 8% $399
State Grant & Scholarships 48% $1,001
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 46% $1,575
Federal Student Loans 19% $3,696
Private Loans -- $3,500

$5,173

Average Net Price/year
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$3,958
$30,001 to $48,000$4,587
$48,001 to $75,000$6,184
$75,001 to $110,000$7,346
Over $110,000$8,980

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Student Population

1,921

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,191

Women

730

Men

58%

Full-time

42%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
75%
Black/African American
8%
Hispanic
7%
Two or more races
6%
Non-resident alien
2%
Asian
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

Relevant scholarships

Arkansas Nurses Foundation Research Grant

Arkansas Nurses Foundation provides research grant for nurses who hold an Arkansas Nursing license and graduated from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program. 

Ginny Blankenship Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a non-traditional nursing student attending East Arkansas Community College.

Peggy Pickens Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled in the University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Nursing.


More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.

University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110
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