Pulaski Technical College

Tel: (501)812-2200
9,241 students
Public institution
  • Pulaski Technical College is a comprehensive two-year college that serves the educational needs of central Arkansas through technical programs, a university-transfer program and specialized programs for business and industry. The College’s mission is to provide access to high quality education that promotes student learning, to enable individuals to develop to their fullest potential and to support the economic development of the state.
School Highlights
Pulaski Technical College serves 9,241 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Pulaski Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Pulaski County, AR.
The nearest community college is Arkansas Baptist College (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 281 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Pulaski Technical College (AR) Community College Avg.
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 281 staff 61 staff
Pulaski Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 9,241 has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,241 students 1,444 students
Pulaski Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 26:1
Pulaski Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 4,349 students 706 students
Pulaski Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 4,892 students 887 students
Pulaski Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Pulaski Technical College Enrollment Breakdown AR All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Pulaski Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
2%
1%
Pulaski Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
4%
5%
Pulaski Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
43%
19%
Pulaski Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
47%
70%
Pulaski Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Pulaski Technical College More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
1%
Pulaski Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.59 0.47
Pulaski Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,183 is more than the state average of $2,472. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,923 is more than the state average of $4,598. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,183 $2,472
Pulaski Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,923 $4,598
Pulaski Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 95%
Pulaski Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Pulaski Technical College at North Little Rock, an institution of higher education, is an integral part of the Arkansas Technical and Community College System maintained by the State of Arkansas. The college is governed by a seven-member board of trustees, appointed by the governor, and derives its support largely from student tuition and fees and legislative appropriations. Pulaski Tech is a comprehensive community/technical college that offers more than 40 associate degree and certificate programs designed for students who plan to enter the workforce or transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete bachelor's degrees. Pulaski Technical College is located on a 40-acre wooded campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in western North Little Rock, Arkansas. The College's contemporary, well-maintained buildings and grounds are a source of pride for the students, faculty and staff. The Pulaski Tech Business and Industry Center on East Roosevelt Road in Little Rock provides continuing education and customized training services for businesses, industries and individuals in central Arkansas. Pulaski Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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Did You Know?
For Arkansas public 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. 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 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.