Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Degree Programs - 2022

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

Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted

Last Reviewed: September 26th, 2022

Nurse Practitioner License has analyzed data from 7 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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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Arkansas State UniversityJonesboro, AR 1st for In-State Tuition $7,315 IN-STATE TUITION $12,883 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

7,739

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

48.71%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,315

Out-of-State Tuition:

$12,883

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

$14,189

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

67.19%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

545

Average SAT Math Score:

565

Henderson State UniversityArkadelphia, AR 2nd for In-State Tuition $7,392 IN-STATE TUITION $9,312 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

2,603

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

36.26%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,392

Out-of-State Tuition:

$9,312

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

$14,902

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

74.9%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

513

Average SAT Math Score:

495

Arkansas Tech UniversityRussellville, AR 3rd for In-State Tuition $7,668 IN-STATE TUITION $13,236 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

7,384

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

43.5%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,668

Out-of-State Tuition:

$13,236

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

$11,721

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

97.66%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of Central ArkansasConway, AR 4th for In-State Tuition $9,338 IN-STATE TUITION $16,148 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

8,237

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

42.86%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,338

Out-of-State Tuition:

$16,148

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

$16,554

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

93.78%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

530

Average SAT Math Score:

520

University of ArkansasFayetteville, AR 5th for In-State Tuition $9,384 IN-STATE TUITION $25,872 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

22,624

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

67.38%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,384

Out-of-State Tuition:

$25,872

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

$16,507

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

77.67%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

595

Average SAT Math Score:

590

Harding UniversitySearcy, AR 6th for In-State Tuition $21,540 IN-STATE TUITION $21,540 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

3,492

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

68.16%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$21,540

Out-of-State Tuition:

$21,540

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

$19,456

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

55.07%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

595

Average SAT Math Score:

580

University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle Rock, AR 7th 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

838

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