University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110
Tel: (501)977-2000
2,149 students
Public institution
The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) is a two-year, state-supported higher education institution offering university-transfer and career-specific training programs, adult education, workforce education, and community outreach programs. Established in 1961 as Petit Jean Vo-Tech, the institution became the state's second vocational-technical school. In 1991, Petit Jean Vo-Tech converted to a technical college, becoming Petit Jean Technical College, and in 1997 officially changed its name to Petit Jean College. In 2001, the Petit Jean College Board of Trustees voted to affiliate with the University of Arkansas System and be known as the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton. Today, UACCM plays a significant role in the local economy, creating benefits ranging from increased job opportunities and improved quality of life to potential industrial growth and higher tax revenues.
School Highlights:
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton serves 2,149 students (67% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton is the only community colleges within Conway County, AR.
The nearest community college is Pulaski Technical College (35.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
College University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton 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 76 staff
61 staff
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,149 has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 63% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,149 students 1,296 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
21:1
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,449 students
814 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 700 students
1,040 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
21%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
15%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Black (2006-2013)
% White
76%
51%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Unknown (2012-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Non Resident (2011-2013)
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton 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. 0.41 0.68
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,456 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,233 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,456 $5,660
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,233 $10,250
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 58% 81%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • From its inception, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton has served central Arkansas by providing quality educational programs at an affordable cost. UACCM's academic programs make it possible for students to complete an Associate of Arts degree while meeting the general education requirements for transfer into a baccalaureate program at state universities or obtain a technical degree to enter the workforce immediately. Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees designed for university transfer are offered with plans of study in art, business, computer information science, English, general education, surveying technology, and teaching. Associate of Applied Science degrees, Technical Certificates, and Certificates of Proficiency designed for immediate entry into the job market are offered in the areas of accounting, air conditioning and refrigeration, automotive collision repair, automotive technology, business office technology, computer information systems, dietary management, drafting, early childhood development, emergency medical technology-basic, graphic design, nursing assistant, petroleum technology, practical nursing, registered nursing, retail marketing, surveying, and welding. Hands-on training and practical lab exercises are emphasized in these programs, most of which may be completed in one to two years. UACCM has expanded options available to students through its partnerships with other colleges within the University of Arkansas System. The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission 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.

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 0.51, which is lower than 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.