Southeast Arkansas College

Tel: (870)543-5900
1,591 students
Public institution
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 1,591 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Southeast Arkansas College is the only community colleges within Jefferson County, AR.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock (39.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
College Southeast Arkansas 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 65 staff
61 staff
Southeast Arkansas College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,591 has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,591 students 1,315 students
Southeast Arkansas College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
Southeast Arkansas College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 897 students
815 students
Southeast Arkansas College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 694 students
1,061 students
Southeast Arkansas College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Southeast Arkansas College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Southeast Arkansas College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
Southeast Arkansas College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Southeast Arkansas College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Southeast Arkansas College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Southeast Arkansas College White (2006-2013)
Southeast Arkansas 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. 0.51 0.70
Southeast Arkansas College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,980 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,440 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,980 $5,590
Southeast Arkansas College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,440 $10,086
Southeast Arkansas College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Southeast Arkansas College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 76%. 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 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.