University of Arkansas Community College-Hope

Tel: (870)777-5722
1,460 students
Public institution
The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope is an accredited, open-access, two-year institution of higher education committed to providing quality academic, occupational, personal growth, and cultural programs to support individual student and community needs in the Southwest Arkansas area.
School Highlights:
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope serves 1,460 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is equalto than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope is the only community colleges within Hempstead County County, AR.
The nearest community college is Texarkana College (31.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates 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 57 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,460 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,460 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
732 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 728 students
1,024 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope sch enrollment University of Arkansas Community College-Hope sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
% Black
33%
12%
% White
58%
57%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope sch ethnicity University of Arkansas Community College-Hope 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. 0.49 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,431 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,396 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,431 $5,940
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,396 $10,047
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1965 as Red River Vocational-Technical School, the school officially became Red River Technical College in 1991 and operated under the guidelines of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. In 1996, Red River Technical College became a division of the University of Arkansas System and was renamed the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope. The campus is set among the pines of a beautiful 72-acre tract in the heart of Southwest Arkansas. State-of-the-art facilities and the latest technological equipment are just a few of the advantages you find on the campus at UACCH. The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope has more than 100 professional educators on its faculty and staff. The foundation of the college's commitment to academic excellence is our experienced and dedicated faculty. The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope (UACCH) seeks to redefine human potential by making technology and information a regular part of the lives of people with disabilities. UACCH is accomplishing this by raising public awareness and implementing programs and initiatives that provide access to conventional, assistive and information technologies, related services and resources.

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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.