Arkansas State University-Beebe

Tel: (501)882-3600
4,388 students
Public institution
Arkansas State University-Beebe is a public, open access, operationally separate institution of the Arkansas State University System. The major purpose of this institution is to provide affordable, comprehensive, and high quality instruction and service programs. University transfer and technical programs are available to students at the associate degree and certificate levels.
School Highlights:
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Arkansas State University-Beebe serves 4,388 students (51.14% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
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Arkansas State University-Beebe is the only community colleges within White County, AR.
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The nearest community college is Pulaski Technical College (30.28 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 165 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Arkansas State University-Beebe Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 165 staff
61 staff
Arkansas State University-Beebe Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,388 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,388 students 1,294 students
Arkansas State University-Beebe Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
21:1
Arkansas State University-Beebe Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,244 students
822 students
Arkansas State University-Beebe Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,144 students
1,025 students
Arkansas State University-Beebe Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Arkansas State University-Beebe Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Arkansas State University-Beebe Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Arkansas State University-Beebe Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
5%
12%
Arkansas State University-Beebe Black (2006-2013)
% White
85%
57%
Arkansas State University-Beebe White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Arkansas State University-Beebe More (2009-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Arkansas State University-Beebe Non Resident (2010-2013)
Arkansas State University-Beebe Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.19 0.53
Arkansas State University-Beebe Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,099 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,949 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,099 $5,694
Arkansas State University-Beebe In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,949 $10,252
Arkansas State University-Beebe Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 248 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Arkansas State University-Beebe % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Arkansas State University-Beebe is a regional state university, an operationally separate, two-year institution of the Arkansas State University System. With campuses located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and Little Rock Air Force Base, we offer associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training for business and industry. An open admission policy encourages the enrollment of both traditional and nontraditional students. The institution recognizes the uniqueness of each student and provides support programs designed to assist students in determining and achieving their educational, personal, and occupational goals. The Beebe campus also provides space for ASU-Jonesboro to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees. The Guidance Services provides many student services on campus including counseling and consultation for personal problems and concerns, career counseling, academic advising of students uncertain of their career choice, academic scholarships and information about transfer schools and their scholarship programs. In addition, counselors coordinate testing and disability services.

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Did You Know?
For Arkansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,743 per year for in-state students and $4,624 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,432 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Arkansas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is East Arkansas Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.