Northark LPN program ranks 4th best in Arkansas; accepting students now

Wed Oct 25, 2017 at 11:06 AM has released its 2017 list of rankings for the top LPN/LVN programs in the State of Arkansas. Harrison based North Arkansas College ranked 4th Best in Arkansas.

Northark is known for its high quality education and for being affordable compared to other community colleges in the state. Northark tuition is about half of the top 3 ranking colleges.

The rankings were evaluated based on NCLEX-PN pass rates and Northark’s enjoys a pass rate of 97%.

The certificate program admits students twice a year – for January and August classes. Currently, students can apply for the program starting on January 8, 2018 and ending in December. The application deadline has been extended to November 6 to allow more students an opportunity to enter the program. Visit Health Careers to apply online or call (870) 391-3505.

Classroom instruction is coordinated with clinical experience in the nursing care of patients at the local hospital and nursing homes. Upon successful completion of the program, student are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses. 

The LPN program is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

For more information about admission or program information, contact Jennifair Ditmanson, LPN program director at (870) 391-3369 or email

North Arkansas College is committed to providing an educational and work environment for its students, faculty, and staff that is free from sexual discrimination including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual violence. No form of sexual discrimination will be tolerated. See the full North Arkansas College Title IX Policy and Procedures for the specific definitions of sexual harassment and sexual violence, including examples of such conduct.