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Registered Nursing Schools in Arkansas

2,689 Registered Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major out of a total 11 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 1,328
Bachelor’s Degree 1,280
Master’s Degree 75
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 13.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 76.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Registered Nursing Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Arkansas

There are 26,030 people in the state and 3,007,670 people in the nation working in registered nursing jobs.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Arkansas

In this state, registered nursing grads earn an average of $54,920. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,510.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 34 colleges in Arkansas that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

402 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
9,581 Total Students

The average student takes 4.88 years to complete their degree at UA Little Rock. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,102. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

349 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,356 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,500 a year. This public school has an average net price of $13,605. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time.

#3

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville
295 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
27,559 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. 77% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,642.

252 Degrees in Major Awarded
616 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

#5

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
136 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,829 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,768 Total Students

In their early career, UAMS grads earn an average salary of $57,000. 85% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
10,869 Total Students

The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 78% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
6,265 Total Students

The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at UAFS. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $10,397.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,383 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. A typical student attending NWACC will pay a net price of $7,316.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,459 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,020. 95% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 9.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Registered Nursing Careers in AR

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 28% $51,480
Registered Nurses 16% $59,650

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Nursing Science 104
Nursing Practice 30
Nurse Anesthetist 27
Family Practice Nursing 13
Nursing Administration 4
Nursing Education 2

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