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.

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
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
980 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 870 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 1%
7%
% Black 61%
12%
% White 38%
66%
% Two or more races -
2%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,980 is less than the state average of $6,030. 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 $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,980 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,440 $10,175
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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