The Phillips Community College District is a multi-campus, two-year college serving Eastern Arkansas. The college is committed to individual, organizational and community development. It provides accessible, affordable education, training and public services that are consistent with the goals and objectives of its students and the communities it serves. Through its numerous programs and partnerships, the College provides high quality educational opportunities and supports the economic growth of Eastern Arkansas.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
|College||Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas||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||81 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,036 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||25:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||758 students||810 students|
|# Part-Time Students||1,278 students||1,036 students|
|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.||0.50||0.53|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$2,735||$5,694|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$4,055||$10,252|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||96%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- Phillips Community College has always been a leader and innovator in higher education in Arkansas. The College has grown from an original enrollment of fewer than 250 students in 14 program areas to over 2,400 students in academic, occupational/technical, and continuing education programs. New programs are continually being researched and planned so that PCCUA will remain responsive to the needs and interests of the people of Eastern Arkansas. The Helena Campus is conveniently located between the twin cities of Helena and West Helena. The Helena campus is a complex of 13 buildings nestled in the hilly contours of scenic Crowley's Ridge. Students on the Helena campus have unique opportunities available to them such as learning hotel/restaurant management inside the college's center for southern culture -- the historic Pillow-Thompson House -- or gaining restoration carpentry skills through the college's Arkansas Institute for Historic Building Trades. Other programs of study include Allied Health (Nursing, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Phlebotomy), Business (Business Administration, Business Management, Office Technology, and Information Systems Technology), Applied Technology (Behavioral Health Technology, Drafting, Early Childhood Education, Graphic Communications, Manicure Technology, Network Technology, and Welding), Transfer Programs (Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Drama, Education, Engineering, English, General Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Physics, Pre-law, Pre-med, Pre-pharmacy, Social Sciences, and Speech), and more.
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