Crowley's Ridge College

Tel: (870)236-6901
206 students
Private not-for-profit

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CRC is a private, two-year church affiliated, but autonomous, co-ed liberal arts college that provides a balanced course of studies appropriate for the first two years of college.
School Highlights:
Crowley's Ridge College serves 206 students (74% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Crowley's Ridge College is the only community colleges within Greene County, AR.
The nearest community college is Black River Technical College (23.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Crowley's Ridge College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 206 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 38% over five years.
Total Enrollment
206 students
1,303 students
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# Full-Time Students
153 students
834 students
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# Part-Time Students 53 students
1,040 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
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% Black
11%
11%
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% White
86%
66%
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% Two or more races"
- 2%
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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. 0.25 0.44
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Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,900 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,900 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,900 $5,890
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Out-State Tuition Fees $10,900 $10,050
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Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

CRC is a private, two-year church affiliated, but autonomous, co-ed liberal arts college that provides a balanced course of studies appropriate for the first two years of college. CRC is located in Paragould, Arkansas, near the crest of Crowley's Ridge. The scenic campus covers 112 acres of rolling hills densely covered by pine trees. CRC was founded in 1964. For roughly its first decade, CRC operated under the same governing board as Crowley's Ridge Academy, a K-12 Christian academy established in 1953. In 1975, the two institutions legally separated and now operate under separate charters and boards. Crowley's Ridge College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. The CRC Learning Center and Computer Lab is designed to make access to information for personal and scholastic use as easy as possible. The Learning Center is composed of two areas: the library stacks (including the Reading Room, Bible Room and Foyer) and computers (in the reading room, Learning Center computer lab and the tutorial lab in the Science Building).

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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.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 71%. 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 0.45, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is East Arkansas Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.