Northwest Arkansas ABSN Site  

Arkansas houses a growing health care community with many career opportunities for new nurses, making it a great place to launch your career. Nurses in Northwest Arkansas earn comfortable salaries, work in leading health care facilities and make a meaningful impact on others' lives.

With the nationwide nursing shortage, now is the time to become a nurse. Should you choose to study and become a nurse in Northwest Arkansas, you will have access to a quality education in Harding’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in nursing program and opportunities to advance your career.

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Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Site

Harding ABSN students participate in nursing skills and simulation labs multiple days each week at our Harding University ABSN program site: 

Harding University ABSN Learning Site
901 S 52nd St.
Rogers, AR 72758

harding nursing student practicing with fluid bags

Health Care in Northwest Arkansas 

Why become a nurse in Northwest Arkansas? The list of reasons to earn a Bachelor of Science in nursing in the Natural State is long, but one notable fact is that registered nurses are in high demand. The state projects a 9% increase in the employment of RNs from 2022-2032.

Additionally, the Harding ABSN program works with top health care facilities in Arkansas for clinical rotations, including: 

As a nursing student at Harding, your education allows you to pursue alternative nursing careers and enjoy the benefits of a nursing degree, such as helping others in diverse situations and career advancement.

Moving to Arkansas

If you need to relocate to enroll in our ABSN program, Northwest Arkansas is a wonderful place to call home. From a bustling health care community to a hometown food and arts scene, you’ll love discovering all Arkansas offers. 

Moving to Arkansas is made easier by the abundant transportation options available. Not only is getting around Northwest Arkansas easy, but family can easily visit from out of state. 

Area Attractions

The Harding ABSN learning site is located in Northwest Arkansas. While studying to become a nurse, you’ll be in the fastest-growing area of the state. From beautiful outdoor trails and hikes to city lights, Northwest Arkansas has something for everyone. 

The closest cities are Fayetteville, Springdale and Bentonville — all are excellent places to get outside, grab a bite or tour a museum. 

The region is home to a variety of attractions and scenic byways, including:

Parks and Nature

  • Botanical Garden of the Ozarks 
  • Ozark Highlands Nature Center 
  • Fitzgerald Mountain 
  • Fayetteville Farmers Market 

Historical Sites and Museums

  • The Old Post Office 
  • Clinton House Museum 
  • Arkansas & Missouri Railroad 
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art 

Sports and Entertainment

  • Arvest Ballpark, home of Arkansas Naturals baseball team 
  • Parsons Stadium, home of Rodeo of the Ozarks 

For More Information

Contact an admissions counselor today to learn more about what it’s like to study nursing in Northwest Arkansas.