Financial Aid Office Mission Statement
In support of the BHCLR mission statement, the Financial Aid Office strives to remove financial barriers for prospective and current students and their families by providing financial aid assistance and education in a positive and professional manner. While providing the best financial and veterans assistance to all qualifying BHCLR students, we are dedicated to treating all students as individuals and complying with federal, state and institutional guidelines.
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Title IV School Code 031052
Baptist Health College Little Rock
Financial Aid Office
11900 Colonel Glenn Rd. Suite 1000
Little Rock, AR 72210-2820
Financial Aid Contacts
Financial Aid Director
Financial Aid Asst. Director/ VA Certifying Official
Financial Aid Advisor
Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship
NOTICE: If you are eligible to receive the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship, you must have ACT or SAT test scores on file with the BHCLR Registrar’s Office in order to be awarded the scholarship. The Arkansas Division of Higher Education requires pre-approved exam scores to be reported for students who are receiving this scholarship. If you have any questions, please contact the BHCLR Registrar’s Office at 501.202.7933 or email@example.com.
BHCLR Academic Scholarship
Students meeting one of the following criteria are awarded a $500 academic scholarship during their first semester:
- Students with an ACT composite score of 24 or higher.
- Nursing and Practical Nursing students with a TEAS composite score of 74 or higher*.
*Nursing Traditional Track plus Gen Ed Prep students are not awarded until their Freshman (second) semester.
Tuition Work Loan Program
Currently, Baptist Health is offering the Work Loan in the following programs:
Medical Laboratory Science
Patient Care Technician
The programs in which the work loan is offered is dependent upon the demand of the field. All programs, with the exception of Patient Care Technician, require a three (3) year commitment unless otherwise determined by hospital need at the time of graduation. Patient Care Technician’s commitment is one (1) year. The amount for each semester as well as participation eligibility varies by program.
For all work loans, the commitment requires employment at Baptist Health Little Rock hospital, Baptist Health North Little Rock hospital, Baptist Health Conway hospital or our Baptist Health Fort Smith hospital.
If you are interested in the Baptist Health Work Loan program, please contact the Business Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 501-202-6055.
Financial Aid Important Dates Award Year July 2022-June 2023
|July 5, 2022
|Fall Semester classes start (except for OTA)
|July 25, 2022
|First disbursement for all programs (except 30 day delay students)
|July 29, 2022
|1st Refund Date (except for OTA & 30 day delay)
|August 22, 2022
|Fall Semester classes start for OTA
|August 03, 2022
|First disbursement for 30 day delay students
|September 19, 2022
|2nd Disbursement for Fall Only students (RNA and PN students)
|October 1, 2022
|Priority deadline for Spring 2022 Semester
|December 09, 2022
|Fall Semester classes end (except for OTA and GenEd)
|January 3, 2023
|Spring Semester classes start (except for OTA and GenEd)
|January 23, 2023
|2nd Disbursement for all programs (except for GenEd and 30 day delay students)
|February 3, 2023
|1st Disbursement for Spring Only 30 day delay students
|March 13, 2023
|2nd Disbursement for Spring Only
|May 1, 2023
|Priority deadline for Fall 2022 Semester
|June 09, 2023
|Spring Semester classes end
**Students that graduate in June 2023 will have two disbursement dates in one semester and may affect your refund date within that semester**
Additional Financial Aid Information
To view a comparison of the FY 2018, FY 2017, and FY 2016 official cohort default rates published for schools participating in the Title IV student financial assistance programs please click here