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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
(501) 569-3000

3 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Midsize 4-year, Public 107 64
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
13,132 $20,106 $20,952 17%

Degrees Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Associates
Certificate
2

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

4301 W Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199
(501) 296-1275

2 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Midsize 4-year, Public 39 30
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
2,774 n/a n/a n/a

Degrees Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Associates
Certificate
3

Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock

11900 Col Glenn Rd Ste 1000, Little Rock, Arkansas 72210-2820
(501) 202-6200

11 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Midsize 2-year, Private not-for-profit 10 17
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
1,022 $22,239 $12,589 81%

Degrees Offered

Certificate
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
3 miles from location University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock AR 15.6268 n/a 13,132
2 miles from location University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock AR 2.24616 n/a 2,774
11 miles from location Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock Little Rock AR 33.4734 70% 1,022

In 2010, 386 students graduated from nursing degree programs and nursing certificate programs from the 3 accredited nursing schools in the city of Little Rock.

Top School

Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Little Rock that offers nursing courses. An estimated 380 students graduated with degrees in nursing from Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock in 2010. The tuition-rate for students enrolled in nursing classes at Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock was $7,340 per year.

Cost

Accredited nursing schools in Little Rock charge students an average tuition of $4,747 per year. Tuition at Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock, however, Little Rock's most expensive nursing school is in the range of $7,340 per year. Tuition at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock's least expensive nursing school is approximately $6,643 per year.

You've earned a nursing certificate...now what?

Registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, critical care clinical nurse specialist, patient care assistant are the professions of choice for a large number of nursing graduates in Little Rock. In 2010, there were 18,740 nurses working in Little Rock, which accounts for 33% of the Arkansas's total number of nurses. There were 9,450 registered nurses, 3,050 licensed practical nurses, and 830 critical care clinical nurse specialists.

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurses in Little Rock will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 69,180 nurses working in Arkansas. The greatest growth for nurses is predicted to be amongst registered nurses, who are expected to increase by 27% by 2018. This expected growth in the number of Arkansas nurses is faster than the growth that is expected for nurses around the US.

Salary

Nurses in Little Rock make an average of $50,598 per year. But, salaries for nurses can vary. In 2010, nurses made as little as less than $35,208 per year or as much as more than $112,030 per year in Little Rock.

The nurses with highest average salaries in 2010 were:

  1. Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist - $81,240 per year
  2. Registered Nurse - $60,550 per year
  3. Licensed Practical Nurse - $37,960 per year

The nurses with lowest average salaries in 2010 were:

  1. Licensed Practical Nurse - $37,960 per year
  2. Patient Care Assistant - $22,640 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Little Rock statistics regarding a nursing career, after graduating from a nursing training program at the nursing certificate, nursing associates degree, nursing bachelor's degree, nursing master's degree or nursing doctoral degree levels, and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or LPN.

 
 

Finding the right career with the right degree is never an easy job.

We work to make that just a bit easier for you. Below you'll find the different careers related to
Nursing in Little Rock, AR

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 9,450 $60,550 18.4%
2
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 5,410 $22,640 9.7%
3
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 3,050 $37,960 -20.8%
4
Medical and Health Services Managers + 830 $81,240 5.1%
 

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