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Forensic Nursing Schools in Arkansas

There are 28 Arkansas schools offering forensic nursing programs. 1,922 students graduated from programs at Arkansas forensic nursing schools in 2010. 835 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 710 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,831 students graduate from forensic nursing programs in this state every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from forensic nursing programs. More specifically, 311 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 835 with a degree at the associate's level, 710 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 66 with a degree at the master's level.

28 forensic nursing schools are in Arkansas. Out of these, 25 schools are public, while three schools are private. While tuition at a private forensic nursing school is $14,040, public forensic nursing school tuition varies from $4,804 to $6,908.

Average tuition for programs in forensic nursing is $6,905. While the lowest tuition in Arkansas, which is $4,804 per year, is at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, the highest tuition for programs in forensic nursing, which is $14,040 per year, is at Harding University.

Arkansas forensic nursing schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,831 students graduate from forensic nursing programs in this state every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from forensic nursing programs. More specifically, 311 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 835 with a degree at the associate's level, 710 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 66 with a degree at the master's level.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 241
  • Certificate 2007: 262
  • Certificate 2008: 295
  • Certificate 2009: 172
  • Certificate 2010: 311
  • Associate 2006: 606
  • Associate 2007: 721
  • Associate 2008: 782
  • Associate 2009: 803
  • Associate 2010: 835
  • Bachelor 2006: 487
  • Bachelor 2007: 567
  • Bachelor 2008: 565
  • Bachelor 2009: 649
  • Bachelor 2010: 710
  • Master 2006: 70
  • Master 2007: 72
  • Master 2008: 98
  • Master 2009: 102
  • Master 2010: 66

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 36 programs in forensic nursing. Of these programs, approximately 55.6% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 20
  • Bachelor: 11
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37910
  • 25th Percentile: 43620
  • Median: 52580
  • 75th Percentile: 63110
  • 90th Percentile: 74600

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22700
  • 25th Percentile: 27980
  • Median: 32150
  • 75th Percentile: 46590
  • 90th Percentile: 73140

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49130
  • Median Salary 2007: 50260
  • Median Salary 2008: 51540
  • Median Salary 2009: 52210
  • Median Salary 2010: 52580
  • Total Employed 2006: 21020
  • Total Employed 2007: 21920
  • Total Employed 2008: 23000
  • Total Employed 2009: 23050
  • Total Employed 2010: 23730

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29640
  • Median Salary 2007: 30040
  • Median Salary 2008: 29130
  • Median Salary 2009: 27510
  • Median Salary 2010: 32150
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 430
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Arkansas vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Arkansas vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.884% (23970)

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1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

One College Dr
Bentonville, AR 72712-5091
(479) 636-9222

NorthWest Arkansas Community College, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bentonville, AR and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Arkansas.

2. Southeast Arkansas College

1900 Hazel St.
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(870) 543-5900

Southeast Arkansas College, which is 1.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Pine Bluff, AR and it offers one forensic nursing program. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

3. East Arkansas Community College

1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-4480x208

East Arkansas Community College is located in Forrest City, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. In terms of programs, this community college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing.

4. Ouachita Technical College

One College Cir
Malvern, AR 72104-0816
(501) 337-5000x1100

Ouachita Technical College offers one program in forensic nursing and this school is located in Malvern, AR. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing programs.

5. Ozarka College

218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556-0010
(870) 368-7371

Ozarka College, which is very close to Melbourne, Arkansas, is in a rural area and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. 1,563 students seek degrees in 26 programs at this school, overall.

6. The Baptist Health Schools - Little Rock

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

The Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock offers one program in forensic nursing and it is near the heart of downtown. 919 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this school, overall. It is the second largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing.

7. The University of Arkansas Community College - Batesville

2005 White Drive
Batesville, AR 72503-3350
(870) 612-2000

The University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville offers one forensic nursing program and it is in Batesville, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

8. Arkansas Northeastern College

2501 S Division
Blytheville, AR 72316-1109
(870) 762-1020x1114

Arkansas Northeastern College is in town of Blytheville, Arkansas and it offers one forensic nursing program. This small school is a public 2-year institution.

9. The University of Arkansas Community College - Morrilton

1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110
(501) 977-2000

The University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton offers one forensic nursing program. 2,462 students seek degrees in 35 programs at this college, overall. This college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing programs.

10. The Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing

1600 West 40th St
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(870) 541-7850

The Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Pine Bluff, AR and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is the only nursing school in Arkansas. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing programs.

11. North Arkansas College

1515 Pioneer Dr
Harrison, AR 72601-5508
(870) 743-3000

North Arkansas College is located in Harrison, AR and it offers one forensic nursing program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

12. Arkansas State University - Newport

7648 Victory Blvd
Newport, AR 72112
(870) 512-7800

Arkansas State University-Newport offers one program in forensic nursing and it is in Newport, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

13. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 584-4471

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas is located in De Queen, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 1,465 students seek degrees in 34 CCCUA programs.

14. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

1000 Campus Drive
Helena, AR 72342-0785
(870) 338-6474

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas offers one program in forensic nursing and this college is located in town of Helena, Arkansas. This community college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

15. National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222

National Park Community College is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one forensic nursing program. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. This community college is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing programs.

16. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
(870) 575-8000

Founded in 1873, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is near the center of the city, is in Pine Bluff, AR. It is the the fourth oldest and the 14th largest institution in the state of Arkansas. UAPB is one of several campuses. This university offers students four certificates, three degrees at the associates level, 40 bachelors level degrees, and 11 masters level degrees. 3,428 students sought degrees from the 48 programs at UAPB in 2010. This medium-sized university offers subjects including forensic accounting and criminal justice. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits UAPB. UAPB is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

17. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers two programs in forensic nursing. Of those, it offers one associate's level degree in forensic nursing to students and one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level. This university is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the third largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing.

18. Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801-2222
(479) 968-0389

Arkansas Tech University is located in town of Russellville, Arkansas and ATU offers one forensic nursing program. 9,815 students pursue degrees in 106 programs at ATU, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing programs.

19. Black River Technical College

1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000

Black River Technical College is in Pocahontas, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

20. The University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035-0001
(501) 450-5000

The University of Central Arkansas is located in town of Conway, Arkansas. It offers three programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, it offers students one forensic nursing certificate, one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree, and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. 11,444 students pursue degrees in 110 University of Central Arkansas programs, overall. This university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing programs.

21. Arkansas State University

2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100

Arkansas State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Jonesboro, AR. It offers three programs in forensic nursing. Of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in forensic nursing by ASU, one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree, and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. 13,415 students seek degrees in 154 programs at ASU, overall. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing programs.

22. Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Harding University is in town of Searcy, Arkansas and it offers one forensic nursing program. 6,748 students seek degrees in 89 programs at this mid-sized university, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing programs.

23. South Arkansas Community College

300 S West Ave
El Dorado, AR 71731-7010
(870) 862-8131

South Arkansas Community College offers one forensic nursing program and it is located in town of El Dorado, Arkansas. Overall, 1,781 students pursue degrees in 42 programs at this college.

24. The University of Arkansas

Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-2000

The University of Arkansas, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fayetteville, AR and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in forensic nursing.

25. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is near the center of the city. This university offers two programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level forensic nursing degree by it and one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree. Overall, 13,176 students seek degrees in 132 UALR programs.

26. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656
(870) 367-6811

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers two forensic nursing programs. Out of those, UAM offers one forensic nursing degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UAM is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

27. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, which is near the center of the city, is located in Little Rock, AR and UAMS offers one program in forensic nursing. 2,836 students seek degrees in 55 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences programs, overall.

28. Henderson State University

1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
(870) 230-5000

Henderson State University is in Arkadelphia, AR and Henderson State offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering forensic nursing.

29. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-4000

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is located in town of Magnolia, Arkansas. This university offers two programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level forensic nursing degree by this university and one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

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