Arkansas contains nine schools that offer nursing education programs. Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking nursing education school in AR, has a total student population of 70 and is the 876th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 nursing education 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.
Nursing Education students from Arkansas schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 23,050 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $57,040. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $49,740/yr and there are 550 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nursing education, 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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