Pulaski Technical College

Tel: (501)812-2200
10,528 students
Public institution
Pulaski Technical College is a comprehensive two-year college that serves the educational needs of central Arkansas through technical programs, a university-transfer program and specialized programs for business and industry. The College’s mission is to provide access to high quality education that promotes student learning, to enable individuals to develop to their fullest potential and to support the economic development of the state.
School Highlights:
Pulaski Technical College serves 10,528 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Pulaski Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Pulaski County, AR.
The nearest community college is Arkansas Baptist College (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 291 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Pulaski Technical 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 291 staff
59 staff
Pulaski Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 10,528 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,528 students
1,282 students
Pulaski Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
22:1
Pulaski Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
5,062 students
810 students
Pulaski Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,466 students
1,017 students
Pulaski Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pulaski Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Pulaski Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Pulaski Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
50%
12%
Pulaski Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
42%
57%
Pulaski Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Pulaski Technical College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Pulaski Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Pulaski Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.56 0.53
Pulaski Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,507 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,247 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,507 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,247 $10,294
Pulaski Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Pulaski Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Pulaski Technical College at North Little Rock, an institution of higher education, is an integral part of the Arkansas Technical and Community College System maintained by the State of Arkansas. The college is governed by a seven-member board of trustees, appointed by the governor, and derives its support largely from student tuition and fees and legislative appropriations. Pulaski Tech is a comprehensive community/technical college that offers more than 40 associate degree and certificate programs designed for students who plan to enter the workforce or transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete bachelor's degrees. Pulaski Technical College is located on a 40-acre wooded campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in western North Little Rock, Arkansas. The College's contemporary, well-maintained buildings and grounds are a source of pride for the students, faculty and staff. The Pulaski Tech Business and Industry Center on East Roosevelt Road in Little Rock provides continuing education and customized training services for businesses, industries and individuals in central Arkansas. Pulaski Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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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.