Arkansas Community Colleges

There are 28 community colleges located throughout Arkansas (23 public colleges and 5 private colleges), serving 61,986 students.
For Arkansas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,472 per year for in-state students and $4,598 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,415 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 76% (view national acceptance rates).
Arkansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 30% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 26:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AR) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
5%
Black
19%
White
70%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
1%
AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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