Southeast Arkansas College

Tel: (870)543-5900
1,850 students
Public institution

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Southeast Arkansas College is a state-supported, locally controlled, technical community college accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
School Highlights:
Southeast Arkansas College serves 1,850 students (53% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Southeast Arkansas College is the only community colleges within Jefferson County, AR.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock (39.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Southeast Arkansas College 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 1,850 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,850 students
1,287 students
Southeast Arkansas College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
980 students
832 students
Southeast Arkansas College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 870 students
1,021 students
Southeast Arkansas College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Southeast Arkansas College sch enrollment Southeast Arkansas College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Southeast Arkansas College Asian (2007-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Southeast Arkansas College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
61%
12%
Southeast Arkansas College Black (2006-2012)
% White
38%
66%
Southeast Arkansas College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Southeast Arkansas College sch ethnicity Southeast 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. 0.48 0.45
Southeast Arkansas College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,980 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,440 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,980 $5,845
Southeast Arkansas College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,440 $10,047
Southeast Arkansas College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

It is the mission of Southeast Arkansas Colleges Workforce Development Center to compile and translate the needs of employers and students into affordable training programs. This is accomplished by developing and implementing a process that provides continuous improvement in the development, delivery, and affordability of customized training and services to business, industry, and government organizations within the Southeast Arkansas College service area. Southeast Arkansas College is the proud recipient of the 1998 Quality Commitment Award as awarded by Arkansas Quality Award, Inc. This is the second year in a row that the college has been recognized as SEARK received the Quality Interest Award in 1997. The Learning Assistance Laboratory provides a learning atmosphere for Southeast Arkansas College students to become successful achievers in the classroom. Assistance includes academic and computer assisted instruction. Services offered in the lab are free to students enrolled at Southeast Arkansas College.

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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 equal to the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is East Arkansas Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.