Rich Mountain Community College

1100 College Dr, Mena,
AR, 71953
Tel: (479)394-7622
1,051 students
Public institution

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Rich Mountain Community College is a learning-centered institution of higher education, committed to the proposition that the educational attainment of individuals within a democratic society is, in large measure, responsible for the advancement of that society.
School Highlights:
Rich Mountain Community College serves 1,051 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Rich Mountain Community College is the only community colleges within Polk County, AR.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Rich Mountain Community 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 1,051 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 137% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,051 students
1,360 students
# Full-Time Students
444 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 607 students
1,014 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 5%
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 4%
7%
% Black -
11%
% White 90%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
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. 0.19
0.44

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,184 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,680 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,184 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,680 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Rich Mountain Community College is a learning-centered institution of higher education, committed to the proposition that the educational attainment of individuals within a democratic society is, in large measure, responsible for the advancement of that society.

Get admissions information on Rich Mountain Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

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