University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Fort Smith, AR 72913
Located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
The institution is part of University of Arkansas System that operates 10 campuses in De Queen, Fayetteville, Little Rock, Monticello, Batesville, Hope, Morrilton, Little Rock, Fort Smith, Pine Bluff.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,840 and fees $1,550. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,488 and $1,550 respectively.
|Campus LocaleCity: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
The University of Arkansas (Forth Smith) LPN program is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The program is a twelve month full time program which measures student achievement on the basis of predetermined minimum levels of achievement against a competency based criterion referenced system. The program will supplement classroom instruction with clinical experience.
- Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
- ACT or COMPASS (taken within the last four years)
- Have a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA for all college course work
- NLN PAX-PN score: 105
- Clean state and federal criminal background check. People convicted of crime will need to obtain permission from the Arkansas State of Board of Nursing before sitting for the licensure exam.
Students will be selected on the basis of quality points earned for courses on LPN degree plan and score earned on the NLN PAX-PN.
The application deadline for enrollment into the program in the fall semester is the 1st of June.
ADN Closed in 2014
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of University of Arkansas-Fort Smith as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of University of Arkansas-Fort Smith as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||10|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||0|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Bachelor's degree||79|
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
University of Arkansas
47.96 miles away
Northeastern State University
49.77 miles away
Kiamichi Technology Center
62.39 miles away
Arkansas Tech University
70.21 miles away
Kiamichi Technology Center
83.59 miles away
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
89.61 miles away
Rogers State University
95.63 miles away
University of Central Arkansas
110.03 miles away
Henderson State University
114.41 miles away
Missouri Southern State University
118.19 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
12/01/1971 - 05/10/2014
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
10/01/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/22/2016 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$8,858Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$7,113|
|30k to 48k$7,820|
|48k to 75k$10,227|
|75k to 110k$12,365|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
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