Arkansas State University-Newport

Tel: (870)512-7800
2,064 students
Public institution
Arkansas State University Newport is a great place to start one’s higher education whether it is for job training, professional certification, general education requirements, or an Associates degree. Arkansas State University Newport's mission is to provide an affordable, quality education. ASUN is an institution where students come first, learning is a reality, goals are obtained and dreams are fulfilled. ASU-Newport is a great place to start if your goal is to obtain a General Equivalency Diploma, an Associate Degree, professional development, personal development or to transfer to another institution. We value partnerships in developing relevant educational programs and in providing learning opportunities and seamless educational services to the community we serve.
School Highlights:
Arkansas State University-Newport serves 2,064 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Arkansas State University-Newport is the only community colleges within Jackson County, AR.
The nearest community college is University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville (26.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Arkansas State University-Newport 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 82 staff
59 staff
Arkansas State University-Newport Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,064 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,064 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
954 students
810 students
Arkansas State University-Newport Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,110 students
1,017 students
Arkansas State University-Newport Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Arkansas State University-Newport Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
3%
7%
% Black
13%
12%
Arkansas State University-Newport Black (2006-2013)
% White
75%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Arkansas State University-Newport More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Arkansas State University-Newport 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. 0.28 0.53
Arkansas State University-Newport Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,400 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,266 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,400 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,266 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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