Rich Mountain Community College

Tel: (479)394-7622
957 students
Public institution
Rich Mountain Community College is a learning-centered institution of higher education, committed to the proposition that the educational attainment of individuals within a democratic society is, in large measure, responsible for the advancement of that society.
School Highlights:
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Rich Mountain Community College serves 957 students (42.95% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than the state average of 33%.
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Rich Mountain Community College is the only community colleges within Polk County, AR.
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The nearest community college is Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas (29.49 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Rich Mountain Community College 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 37 staff
61 staff
Rich Mountain Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 957 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 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 89% over five years.
Total Enrollment 957 students 1,294 students
Rich Mountain Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
21:1
Rich Mountain Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 411 students
822 students
Rich Mountain Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 546 students
1,025 students
Rich Mountain Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Rich Mountain Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Rich Mountain Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Rich Mountain Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Rich Mountain Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% White
89%
57%
Rich Mountain Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Rich Mountain Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1% 3%
Rich Mountain Community 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 0.53
Rich Mountain Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,544 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,064 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,544 $5,694
Rich Mountain Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,064 $10,252
Rich Mountain Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Rich Mountain Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Rich Mountain Community College is a learning-centered institution of higher education, committed to the proposition that the educational attainment of individuals within a democratic society is, in large measure, responsible for the advancement of that society.

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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.