Arkansas contains nine schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in AR, has a total student population of 70 and is the 876th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 nurse practitioner schools in Arkansas, none have 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 Black River Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,517/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Arkansas schools who go on to become nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the nurse practitioner schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, 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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