219
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Arkansas State University / School of Nursing is located in State University, AR, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice
(Graduate Certificate) Aging studies
(Graduate Certificate) Health sciences education
Master of Science (MS) Health sciences
(Graduate Certificate) Health care management
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse anesthesia

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 84

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT, NCLEX-RN Exam
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

147
Applied
49
Accepted
43
Enrolled
33%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Appropriate bachelor's degree, current Arkansas nursing license, CPR certification, physical examination, professional liability insurance, critical care experience, ACLS Certification, PALS Certification, interview, immunization records, personal goal statement, health assessment
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT, NCLEX-RN Exam
Doctoral Degree Requirements Appropriate master's degree, current Arkansas nursing license, CPR certification, physical examination, professional liability insurance, critical care experience, ACLS Certification, PALS Certification, interview, immunization records, personal goal statement, health assessment, TB skin test, background check
Additional Entrance Requirements Appropriate bachelor's degree, official transcripts, immunization records, proof of employment in healthcare, TB Skin Test, TB Mask Fit Test, CPR Certification
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

219
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.83%
Black or African American 11.87%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.37%
Asian 1.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.46%
Two or more races 0.46%
Unknown 0.91%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time (16)
Part-time (0)
Male (2)
Female (14)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 910
State University, AR  72467
United States
Contact Dr. Jill Oswaks
Chair of Graduate Programs
Email: jdettyoswaks@astate.edu
Phone: 870-972-3074
Fax: 870-972-2954