University of Arkansas at Monticello

Monticello, AR 71656
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University of Arkansas at Monticello is one of the 11 public 4-year colleges in Arkansas. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Monticello. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Every year 23% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

University of Arkansas at Monticello's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,650, and fees were $2,812. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,500 and $2,812 respectively.


Campus LocaleRemote Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate52%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 3
Bachelor's degree 4 18
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 11
Certificate 3 110
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 85.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
06/10/2005 - Current
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1940 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
08/01/1997 - 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$155/credit
In State Students$155/credit
Out of State Students$350/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$269/credit
In State Students$269/credit
Out of State Students$514/credit

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 $6,975 $6,975 $15,750
ADN 70 $10,850 $10,850 $24,500
BSN 125 $19,375 $19,375 $43,750
FNP 50 $13,450 $13,450 $25,700
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 at Monticello's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 67% $4,415
Other Federal Grant 19% $401
State Grant & Scholarships 40% $1,408
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 51% $5,115
Federal Student Loans 64% $4,784
Private Loans 1% $4,666


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$10,662
$30,001 to $48,000$11,575
$48,001 to $75,000$11,000
$75,001 to $110,000$12,272
Over $110,000$8,765

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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.

University of Arkansas at Monticello - National Merit Scholarship

Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated University of Arkansas at Monticello as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship application. Applicants ...

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.

University of Arkansas at Monticello
Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656

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