Crowley's Ridge College

Tel: (870)236-6901
195 students
Private not-for-profit
CRC is a private, two-year church affiliated, but autonomous, co-ed liberal arts college that provides a balanced course of studies appropriate for the first two years of college.
School Highlights:
Crowley's Ridge College serves 195 students (72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Crowley's Ridge College is the only community colleges within Greene County, AR.
The nearest community college is Black River Technical College (23.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
College Crowley's Ridge College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 15 staff
61 staff
Crowley's Ridge College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 195 has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment 195 students 1,296 students
Crowley's Ridge College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
21:1
Crowley's Ridge College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 140 students
814 students
Crowley's Ridge College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 55 students
1,040 students
Crowley's Ridge College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Crowley's Ridge College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Crowley's Ridge College American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
21%
Crowley's Ridge College Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
4%
15%
Crowley's Ridge College Black (2006-2013)
% White
94%
51%
Crowley's Ridge College White (2006-2013)
Crowley's Ridge College 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. 0.11 0.68
Crowley's Ridge College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,900 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,900 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,900 $5,660
Crowley's Ridge College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,900 $10,250
Crowley's Ridge College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 122 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Crowley's Ridge College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • CRC is a private, two-year church affiliated, but autonomous, co-ed liberal arts college that provides a balanced course of studies appropriate for the first two years of college. CRC is located in Paragould, Arkansas, near the crest of Crowley's Ridge. The scenic campus covers 112 acres of rolling hills densely covered by pine trees. CRC was founded in 1964. For roughly its first decade, CRC operated under the same governing board as Crowley's Ridge Academy, a K-12 Christian academy established in 1953. In 1975, the two institutions legally separated and now operate under separate charters and boards. Crowley's Ridge College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. The CRC Learning Center and Computer Lab is designed to make access to information for personal and scholastic use as easy as possible. The Learning Center is composed of two areas: the library stacks (including the Reading Room, Bible Room and Foyer) and computers (in the reading room, Learning Center computer lab and the tutorial lab in the Science Building).

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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.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.