Bentonville college increasing number of paramedic students

Posted: October 22, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Students practice a medical emergency scenario Thursday on Ramsey Emerson of Rogers (center) at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville.

BENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas Community College has increased its number of paramedic students to meet the increasing demand for their services in the region.

Shane Schulze of Siloam Springs portrays a patient Thursday as students practice a medical emergency scenario on him at Northwest Arkansas Community C...

Program cost

The cost of Northwest Arkansas Community College’s paramedic program varies depending on where the student lives. It costs $6,439 for in-district residents, those who live in the Bentonville or Rogers school districts, $8,196 for those out-of-district residents who live in contiguous counties or $8,289 for those who live out of state, according to the college.

Source: Staff report

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