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Paramedic Schools in Arkansas

There are 21 schools in the state of Arkansas offering paramedic programs. 519 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas paramedic schools in 2010. 496 of all these students graduated with certificates and 23 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

435 students graduate from programs in this state in paramedicine, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of paramedic students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 496 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine and 23 with a degree at the associate's level.

21 paramedic schools are in this southern state. Out of these, 21 schools are public. Public paramedic school tuition varies from $1,536 to $2,910.

Average tuition for programs in paramedicine is $2,155. While the highest tuition for programs in paramedicine, which is $2,910 each year, is at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, the lowest tuition in this state is at Rich Mountain Community College.

Arkansas schools offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing paramedic.

Paramedic Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

435 students graduate from programs in this state in paramedicine, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of paramedic students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 496 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine and 23 with a degree at the associate's level.

Paramedic Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 281
  • Certificate 2007: 257
  • Certificate 2008: 335
  • Certificate 2009: 407
  • Certificate 2010: 496
  • Associate 2006: 19
  • Associate 2007: 11
  • Associate 2008: 17
  • Associate 2009: 27
  • Associate 2010: 23

Paramedic Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 34 programs in paramedicine. Of these programs, about 61.8% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Paramedic Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 21
  • Associate: 13

Career Trends

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17280
  • 25th Percentile: 20480
  • Median: 26050
  • 75th Percentile: 35540
  • 90th Percentile: 45390

Career Trends

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22830
  • Median Salary 2007: 22840
  • Median Salary 2008: 24540
  • Median Salary 2009: 26240
  • Median Salary 2010: 26050
  • Total Employed 2006: 1960
  • Total Employed 2007: 1740
  • Total Employed 2008: 1790
  • Total Employed 2009: 1840
  • Total Employed 2010: 2120

Arkansas vs National Paramedic Employment

Arkansas vs National Paramedic Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.956% (2120)

Paramedic Schools in Arkansas

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1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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

NorthWest Arkansas Community College offers two programs in paramedicine. More specifically, it offers students one paramedic certificate and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. This community college, which is near the center of the city, is in Bentonville, AR. Overall, 8,365 students pursue degrees in 51 NorthWest Arkansas Community College programs.

2. Southeast Arkansas College

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

Southeast Arkansas College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Pine Bluff, AR. It offers two paramedic programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one associate's level paramedicine degree. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. In terms of programs, this community college is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering paramedicine.

3. East Arkansas Community College

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

East Arkansas Community College offers two programs in paramedicine. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is located in Forrest City, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

4. Ozarka College

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

Ozarka College is located in Melbourne, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one paramedic program. This school is a public 2-year institution.

5. Arkansas State University - Mountain Home

1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 508-6100

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. Overall, 1,583 students seek degrees in 29 programs at this public school.

6. Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute

1620 Newcastle Road
Forrest City, AR 72335-0925
(870) 633-5411

Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute is in Forrest City, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in paramedicine. 278 students seek degrees in 17 Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute programs, overall. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering paramedic programs.

7. Rich Mountain Community College

1100 College Dr
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-7622

Rich Mountain Community College, which is very close to Mena, Arkansas, is located in a rural area and this college offers one paramedic program. It is a public 2-year institution.

8. The University of Arkansas Community College - Batesville

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

The University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville is located in Batesville, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two programs in paramedicine. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. Overall, 1,705 students pursue degrees in 31 programs at this community college.

9. Arkansas State University - Beebe

1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012-1000
(501) 882-3600

Arkansas State University-Beebe offers two paramedic programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by it and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering paramedic programs.

10. Arkansas Northeastern College

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

Arkansas Northeastern College is located in town of Blytheville, Arkansas and it offers one program in paramedicine. Overall, 2,003 students pursue degrees in 35 programs at this small school.

11. 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 paramedic program. Overall, 2,462 students seek degrees in 35 programs at this college. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in paramedicine.

12. Mid-South Community College

2000 W. Broadway
West Memphis, AR 72301-3829
(870) 733-6722

Mid-South Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1991. This college is in the suburbs of West Memphis, Arkansas. This college offers subjects such as web development, liberal arts, and supply chain management. This college offers 18 certificates and nine associates level degrees to students. 2,340 students pursued degrees from the 25 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. This public college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

13. North Arkansas College

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

North Arkansas College offers two programs in paramedicine. Of those, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by this college and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. This college is in Harrison, AR. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

14. Arkansas State University - Newport

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

Arkansas State University-Newport, which is just a few miles from Newport, is in a rural setting. It offers two paramedic programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by this school and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

15. 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, which is very close to De Queen, Arkansas, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in paramedicine. This college is a public 2-year institution.

16. 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 is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1965. This college is in town of Helena, Arkansas. Students are offered 26 certificates and 17 degrees at the associates level by it. 2,155 students sought degrees from the 34 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects including practical nursing and business management. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

17. National Park Community College

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

National Park Community College, which is very close to Hot Springs, Arkansas, is located in a rural area. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Of those, it offers one certificate in paramedicine to students and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

18. Arkansas Tech University

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

Arkansas Tech University offers one paramedic program and it is located in town of Russellville, Arkansas. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering paramedicine.

19. The University of Arkansas Community College - Hope

2500 S Main
Hope, AR 71802-0140
(870) 777-5722

The University of Arkansas Community College-Hope offers two paramedic programs. Of those, this college offers one certificate in paramedicine to students and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

20. Black River Technical College

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

Black River Technical College offers two programs in paramedicine. More specifically, students are offered one paramedic certificate by this school and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. This school is located in Pocahontas, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 2,508 students seek degrees in 40 Black River Technical College programs. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in paramedicine.

21. South Arkansas Community College

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

South Arkansas Community College is located in town of El Dorado, Arkansas. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Out of those, students are offered one paramedic certificate by this small college and one associate's level paramedicine degree. Overall, 1,781 students pursue degrees in 42 South Arkansas Community College programs.

22. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

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

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers one program in paramedicine. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

23. 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 offers two programs in paramedicine. Specifically, it offers students one paramedic certificate and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. This specialized university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Little Rock, AR. This university is the only institutions with a medical school in Arkansas.

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