Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Degree Programs - 2024

AKA: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted
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by NursePractitionerLicense.com Staff

Updated: November 7th, 2023

NursePractitionerLicense.com has analyzed data from 8 schools who offer degree programs in the field of nursing and advanced practice nursing.

Filter schools nursing schools in Arkansas by degree level and field type. Rank nursing schools in Arkansas by in-state or out-of-state tuition and more metrics.

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Dept. of Education - 2024

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Degree Programs
Arkansas State UniversityJonesboro, AR 1st for In-State Tuition $7,130 IN-STATE TUITION $12,698 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • First Professional Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
$58,074
Bachelor's Degree
$57,156
Master's Degree
$118,704
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
First Professional Degree
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

7,478

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

53.08%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,130

Out-of-State Tuition:

$12,698

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$13,430

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

63.29%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

550

Average SAT Math Score:

565

Henderson State UniversityArkadelphia, AR 2nd for In-State Tuition $7,560 IN-STATE TUITION $9,768 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$59,305
Master's Degree
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

2,205

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

39.74%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,560

Out-of-State Tuition:

$9,768

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$16,696

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

75.01%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

527

Average SAT Math Score:

538

Arkansas Tech UniversityRussellville, AR 3rd for In-State Tuition $7,900 IN-STATE TUITION $13,636 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
$59,665
Bachelor's Degree
$56,586
Master's Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

6,467

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

41.88%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,900

Out-of-State Tuition:

$13,636

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$12,191

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

94.37%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of Arkansas GranthamLIttle Rock, AR 4th for In-State Tuition $8,280 IN-STATE TUITION $8,280 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$97,404
Master's Degree
$97,257

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private for-profit

Total Enrollment

4,498

Accredited By:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission

Graduation Rate:

21.43%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,280

Out-of-State Tuition:

$8,280

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$10,099

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of Central ArkansasConway, AR 5th for In-State Tuition $9,563 IN-STATE TUITION $16,433 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • First Professional Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$56,174
Master's Degree
$92,284
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
First Professional Degree
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

7,763

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

45.06%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,563

Out-of-State Tuition:

$16,433

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$14,735

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

92.37%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

550

Average SAT Math Score:

520

University of ArkansasFayetteville, AR 6th for In-State Tuition $9,574 IN-STATE TUITION $26,390 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • First Professional Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$60,992
Master's Degree
Not enough data
Doctoral Degree
$99,846
First Professional Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

24,001

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

68.19%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,574

Out-of-State Tuition:

$26,390

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$14,998

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

82.67%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

575

Average SAT Math Score:

560

Harding UniversitySearcy, AR 7th for In-State Tuition $22,230 IN-STATE TUITION $22,230 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$57,642
Master's Degree
$88,618
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

3,262

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

69.49%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$22,230

Out-of-State Tuition:

$22,230

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$20,429

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

54.14%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

595

Average SAT Math Score:

580

University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle Rock, AR 8th for In-State Tuition N/A IN-STATE TUITION N/A OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • First Professional Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$57,556
Master's Degree
$92,222
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
First Professional Degree
$108,639

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

1,072

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

Not enough data

Out-of-State Tuition:

Not enough data

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

Not enough data

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A