Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

Tel: (870)584-4471
1,542 students
Public institution
Cossatot Community College-UA, an institution of higher education, is a public two-year college located in Southwest Arkansas and is dedicated to serving students who wish to achieve academic, personal, or career goals. The College seeks to encourage in each student the values essential for effective citizenship; the desire for lifelong learning; the techniques for applying knowledge and skills to personal, career, and community life challenges; and an understanding that all individuals have worth and potential.
School Highlights:
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas serves 1,542 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas is the only community colleges within Sevier County, AR.
The nearest community college is Rich Mountain Community College (29.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas 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 1,542 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,542 students
1,287 students
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
644 students
832 students
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 898 students
1,021 students
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas sch enrollment Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
13%
12%
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Black (2006-2012)
% White
73%
66%
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas More (2010-2012)
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas sch ethnicity Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas 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. 0.44 0.45
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,302 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 $4,852 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,302 $5,917
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,852 $10,050
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas is a two-year college nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains of southwest Arkansas. As one of the fastest-growing small colleges in the United States, CCCUA has expanded from the main campus in De Queen to add extension sites in Nashville and Ashdown. Since 1975, we have been serving southwest Arkansas providing quality academic, technical, and continuing education courses. We're also one of the newest members of the University of Arkansas System. Classes are also offered through a number of area high schools, and on-site in spaces provided by business and industry. You have choices in education, so class schedules at CCCUA are prepared with the specific goal of meeting your needs. On-campus classes are generally conducted Monday through Thursday between 8:00am and 9:00pm. Classes are also offered on weekends, via the Internet, and through satellite transmissions. The campus of Cossatot Community College - UA in De Queen is divided into eleven separate buildings and areas. The Pilgrim-Cossatot Learning Center in De Queen is sponsored jointly by the College and Pilgrim's Pride, and offers classes in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education. An additional Adult Eduation Center is located at 104 South Fifth Street in De Queen. The Kimball Library on the De Queen campus is a pleasant place for studying, doing research, or reading for pleasure. The upper story of this building houses our new Donn Allison Technology Center, with five computer labs, an interactive video classroom, Bookstore, and other features.

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