Arkansas contains 25 schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in AR, has a total student population of 1,022 and is the 1356th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 licensed practical nurse schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($16,327/yr), with Rich Mountain Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,017/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Arkansas schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 17,390 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $20,220. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $33,750/yr and there are 11,590 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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