University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

1537 University Blvd., Morrilton,
AR, 72110
Tel: (501)977-2000
2,140 students
Public institution
The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) is a two-year, state-supported higher education institution offering university-transfer and career-specific training programs, adult education, workforce education, and community outreach programs. Established in 1961 as Petit Jean Vo-Tech, the institution became the state's second vocational-technical school. In 1991, Petit Jean Vo-Tech converted to a technical college, becoming Petit Jean Technical College, and in 1997 officially changed its name to Petit Jean College. In 2001, the Petit Jean College Board of Trustees voted to affiliate with the University of Arkansas System and be known as the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton. Today, UACCM plays a significant role in the local economy, creating benefits ranging from increased job opportunities and improved quality of life to potential industrial growth and higher tax revenues.
School Highlights:
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton serves 2,140 students (59% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton is the only community colleges within Conway County, AR.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton 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 2,140 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,140 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,265 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 875 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
% Asian 1%
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 2%
% Black 7%
% White 86%
% Two or more races 5%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,175 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has declined by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $2,965 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has declined by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,175 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,965 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

From its inception, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton has served central Arkansas by providing quality educational programs at an affordable cost. UACCM's academic programs make it possible for students to complete an Associate of Arts degree while meeting the general education requirements for transfer into a baccalaureate program at state universities or obtain a technical degree to enter the workforce immediately. Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees designed for university transfer are offered with plans of study in art, business, computer information science, English, general education, surveying technology, and teaching. Associate of Applied Science degrees, Technical Certificates, and Certificates of Proficiency designed for immediate entry into the job market are offered in the areas of accounting, air conditioning and refrigeration, automotive collision repair, automotive technology, business office technology, computer information systems, dietary management, drafting, early childhood development, emergency medical technology-basic, graphic design, nursing assistant, petroleum technology, practical nursing, registered nursing, retail marketing, surveying, and welding. Hands-on training and practical lab exercises are emphasized in these programs, most of which may be completed in one to two years. UACCM has expanded options available to students through its partnerships with other colleges within the University of Arkansas System. The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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