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Nursing Practice Schools in Arkansas

48 Nursing Practice students earned their degrees in the state in 2021-2022.

A Nursing Practice major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Arkansas

Nursing Practice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 48
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 48
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 48

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a nursing practice major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing practice majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 10.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.1%
  • White: 81.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.1%

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Arkansas

32,180 people in the state and 3,504,280 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing practice.


Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a nursing practice grad in the state is $85,290, compared to a typical salary of $110,030 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Arkansas that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,088 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.40%. The full-time teacher rate is 89%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.


University of Arkansas

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,068 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.31 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
12,863 Total Students

The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at A-State. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,019 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
10,105 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 0.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Nursing Practice Careers in AR

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 37% $99,740
Medical and Health Services Managers 22% $74,920
Registered Nurses 16% $59,650

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing practice.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Registered Nursing 2,674
Nursing Science 64
Nurse Anesthetist 31
Family Practice Nursing 26
Nursing Research & Other 18
Nursing Administration 3
Adult Health Nursing 1

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