# Arkansas Nursing Colleges

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Arkansas is ranked #28 in the country with 4,946 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $5,511 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $8,443 a year.

An estimated 38% of college students in Arkansas take out loans, with the average loan amount being $4,829 per year.

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## Most Popular Nursing Schools in Arkansas

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The total student population at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is 10,515, of which 7,715 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,996 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at UA Little Rock take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,778 a year. UA Little Rock has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Arkansas State University - Main Campus is 13,709, of which 9,350 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,789 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,059 a year. A-State has a 5.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from A-State is $27,500.

The total student population at Baptist Health College - Little Rock is 648, which includes 588 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 55% of accepted students are men, and 45% are women.

Roughly 78% of students at BHCLR take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $1,179 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,300 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Arkansas is 27,778, of which 23,386 students are undergraduates and of those, 21,005 are full-time. For undergraduates at UARK, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,803 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,100 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Arkansas Tech University is 12,101, of which 11,151 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,396 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

57% of ATU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,860 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ATU is $28,900.

There are 606 undergraduates at UAMS, of which 502 are full-time, and there are 2,758 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

UAMS has a 1.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAMS is $57,000.

There are 562 full-time undergraduates at Ozarka College, and 1,123 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

20% of Ozarka College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,047 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ozarka College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $18,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 338 full-time undergraduates at College of the Ouachitas, and 1,257 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

16% of College of the Ouachitas students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,605 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from College of the Ouachitas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana is 1,559, which includes 685 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UA Hope-Texarkana with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Arkansas State University - Newport is 2,270, which includes 1,039 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

16% of ASUN students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,874 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

There are 1,319 students at UACCB in total, 681 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at UACCB take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,645 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UACCB is $23,300.

There are 2,810 undergraduates at UAM, of which 2,030 are full-time, and there are 3,111 students altogether. It takes the average UAM undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,051 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,900 during the early-career years.

There are 1,345 students at ASUMH in total, 605 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,323 a year. ASUMH has a 6.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ASUMH is $27,500.

There are 983 full-time undergraduates at Northark, and 1,812 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

11% of Northark students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,348 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northark with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,582 students at Black River Technical College in total, 902 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,196 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,500 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Central Arkansas is 11,177, of which 9,425 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,863 are full-time. It takes the average UCA undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

52% of UCA students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,544 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UCA is $29,600.

There are 7,979 students at NWACC in total, 2,426 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,924 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NWACC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,473 students at SouthArk in total, 554 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 27% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,320 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SouthArk is $24,500.

The total student population at National Park College is 2,017, which includes 1,114 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at National Park College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,476 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,100 during the early-career years.

There are 1,032 full-time undergraduates at UACCM, and 1,902 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

17% of UACCM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,248 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UACCM is $24,800.

The total student population at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is 6,557, of which 6,531 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,295 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAFS is 4.6 years.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,637 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UAFS with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 555 full-time undergraduates at Arkansas Northeastern College, and 1,422 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,000 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,100 during the early-career years.

There are 1,779 full-time undergraduates at ASU-Beebe, and 3,446 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at ASU-Beebe take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,970 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ASU-Beebe is $24,000.

There are 356 full-time undergraduates at ASU Mid-South, and 1,423 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Students who graduate from ASU Mid-South with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $18,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 331 full-time undergraduates at UA Rich Mountain, and 814 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,400 during the early-career years.

## Other Arkansas Colleges

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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26 | Harding University | 64 |

27 | Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas | 58 |

28 | Southeast Arkansas College | 51 |

29 | East Arkansas Community College | 50 |

30 | Southern Arkansas University Main Campus | 44 |

31 | Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas | 40 |

32 | Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing | 37 |

33 | Northwest Technical Institute | 36 |

34 | Henderson State University | 25 |

35 | Southern Arkansas University Tech | 21 |

35 | John Brown University | 21 |

37 | University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College | 13 |

38 | University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff | 12 |

39 | Ouachita Baptist University | 0 |

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