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Nursing Schools in Little Rock, Arkansas

Nursing Schools in Little Rock, AR

If you decide that you want to get a nursing certificate, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 nursing schools in Little Rock, Arkansas. With an overall population of 183,133 and a student population of 20,000, approximately 16,928 of Little Rock students attend one of Little Rock's schools that offer nursing programs.

The largest nursing school in Little Rock, by student population, is Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock. In 2010, approximately 266 students graduated from the Nursing program at Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock.

A total of 750 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Little Rock in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Little Rock's nursing schools was $21,498 per year for instate students and $29,958 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,315 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Little Rock. And if you live on campus at one of the Little Rock-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $1,887 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,811.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Little Rock

If you decide to work as a nurse in Little Rock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 nurses in Arkansas were working in the greater Little Rock area. The number of nurses in Little Rock is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Little Rock is $57,150 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Little Rock
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1University of Arkansas at Little RockUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock

    Address:
    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    Address:
    4301 W Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Baptist Health Schools-Little RockBaptist Health Schools-Little Rock

    Address:
    11900 Col Glenn Rd Ste 1000, Little Rock, Arkansas 72210-2820

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

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