North Arkansas College

Tel: (870)743-3000
2,157 students
Public institution

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The North Arkansas College mission parallels that of other comprehensive community colleges. We provide economic and community development to our service area. We are your college. We provide high quality, affordable and convenient learning opportunities and cultural enrichment for the citizens of our service area. We respond to the needs of our community.
School Highlights:
North Arkansas College serves 2,157 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
North Arkansas College is the only community colleges within Boone County, AR.
The nearest community college is Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
North Arkansas 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 90 staff
59 staff
North Arkansas College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,157 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,157 students
1,266 students
North Arkansas College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
21:1
North Arkansas College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,069 students
810 students
North Arkansas College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,088 students
1,017 students
North Arkansas College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
North Arkansas College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
5%
7%
North Arkansas College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% White
90%
57%
North Arkansas College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
North Arkansas College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
North Arkansas College Unknown (2006-2013)
North Arkansas College sch ethnicity North Arkansas College 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. 0.12 0.53
North Arkansas College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,472 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,176 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,472 $5,742
North Arkansas College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,176 $10,260
North Arkansas College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
North Arkansas College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The North Arkansas College mission parallels that of other comprehensive community colleges. We provide economic and community development to our service area. We are your college. We provide high quality, affordable and convenient learning opportunities and cultural enrichment for the citizens of our service area. We respond to the needs of our community. The College Now program is a continuous effort of coordinating programs of study between high schools, colleges and business and industry. The program is designed to develop partnerships, to articulate courses, to develop comprehensive career awareness activities and career plans involving parents and their children in order to assure that all our students follow a plan for Career Prep so that they have a bright future in our changing world. Whether you choose to enroll in distance education, web-based, or inter-active television courses or to become a full-time, on-campus student, we will be happy to serve your needs.

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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 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is East Arkansas Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.