North Arkansas College

Tel: (870)743-3000
2,157 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
North Arkansas College serves 2,157 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
North Arkansas College is the only community colleges within Boone County, AR.
The nearest community college is Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (40.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
College North Arkansas College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 90 staff
61 staff
North Arkansas College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,157 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 89% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,157 students 1,296 students
North Arkansas College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
21:1
North Arkansas College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,069 students
814 students
North Arkansas College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,088 students
1,040 students
North Arkansas College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
North Arkansas College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
5%
21%
North Arkansas College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% White
90%
51%
North Arkansas College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
North Arkansas College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
North Arkansas College Unknown (2006-2013)
North Arkansas 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. 0.19 0.68
North Arkansas College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,472 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,176 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,472 $5,660
North Arkansas College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,176 $10,250
North Arkansas College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
North Arkansas College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • The North Arkansas College mission is to provide high quality, affordable, convenient opportunities for learning and community enrichment. The vision is to be a premier institution, achieving excellence through innovation, technology, continuous improvement, and quality instruction.

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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.