Arkansas State University-Beebe

1000 Iowa Street, Beebe
AR, 72012-1000
Tel: (501)882-3600
4,662 students
Public institution

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Arkansas State University-Beebe is a public, open access, operationally separate institution of the Arkansas State University System. The major purpose of this institution is to provide affordable, comprehensive, and high quality instruction and service programs. University transfer and technical programs are available to students at the associate degree and certificate levels.
School Highlights:
Arkansas State University-Beebe serves 4,662 students (51% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Arkansas State University-Beebe is the only community colleges within White County, AR.
The nearest community college is Pulaski Technical College (30.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Arkansas State University-Beebe 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

Student Body

The student population of 4,662 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,662 students
1,287 students
Arkansas State University-Beebe Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,393 students
832 students
Arkansas State University-Beebe Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,269 students
1,021 students
Arkansas State University-Beebe Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Arkansas State University-Beebe sch enrollment Arkansas State University-Beebe sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Arkansas State University-Beebe Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Arkansas State University-Beebe Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Arkansas State University-Beebe Black (2006-2012)
% White
Arkansas State University-Beebe White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Arkansas State University-Beebe More (2009-2012)
Arkansas State University-Beebe sch ethnicity Arkansas State University-Beebe sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Arkansas State University-Beebe Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,098 is less than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,697 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,098 $5,917
Arkansas State University-Beebe In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,697 $10,050
Arkansas State University-Beebe Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Arkansas State University-Beebe is a regional state university, an operationally separate, two-year institution of the Arkansas State University System. With campuses located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and Little Rock Air Force Base, we offer associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training for business and industry. An open admission policy encourages the enrollment of both traditional and nontraditional students. The institution recognizes the uniqueness of each student and provides support programs designed to assist students in determining and achieving their educational, personal, and occupational goals. The Beebe campus also provides space for ASU-Jonesboro to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees. The Guidance Services provides many student services on campus including counseling and consultation for personal problems and concerns, career counseling, academic advising of students uncertain of their career choice, academic scholarships and information about transfer schools and their scholarship programs. In addition, counselors coordinate testing and disability services.

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