Best Arkansas Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 27 community colleges serving 46,543 students in Arkansas (23 public colleges and 4 private colleges).
For Arkansas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,994 per year for in-state students and $4,750 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,533 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Arkansas State University-Beebe, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home and Arkansas State University-Newport.
The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 91% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 34% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AR) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
10%
Black
16%
White
66%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
1%
AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Arkansas Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012
(501) 882-3600
| 2,982 students
1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 508-6100
| 1,271 students
7648 Victory Blvd
Newport, AR 72112
(870) 512-7800
| 1,941 students
Bryan University
Private for-profit
3704 W. Walnut St.
Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 899-6644
| 38 students
Crowley's Ridge College
Private not-for-profit
100 College Dr
Paragould, AR 72450
(870) 236-6901
| 192 students
One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 986-4000
| 7,411 students
Ozarka College
Public
218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556
(870) 368-7371
| 1,033 students
Shorter College
Private not-for-profit
604 Locust St
N Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 374-6305
| 223 students
1100 College Dr
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-7622
| 798 students
2005 White Drive
Batesville, AR 72503
(870) 612-2000
| 1,224 students
5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913
(479) 788-7000
| 5,887 students
Arkansas Baptist College
Private not-for-profit
1600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 420-1200
| 468 students
Arkansas Northeastern College
Public
2501 S Division
Blytheville, AR 72316
(870) 762-1020
| 1,358 students
2000 W. Broadway
West Memphis, AR 72301
(870) 733-6722
| 1,203 students
One College Circle
Malvern, AR 72104
(501) 337-5000
| 1,243 students
Black River Technical College
Public
1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000
| 1,350 students
183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 584-4471
| 1,386 students
1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-4480
| 934 students
National Park College
Public
101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222
| 1,912 students
North Arkansas College
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Public
1515 Pioneer Dr
Harrison, AR 72601
(870) 743-3000
| 1,604 students
1000 Campus Drive
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 338-6474
| 1,093 students
300 S West Ave
El Dorado, AR 71731
(870) 862-8131
| 1,253 students
Southeast Arkansas College
Public
1900 S Hazel Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(870) 543-5900
| 1,113 students
6415 Spellman Road
Camden, AR 71701
(870) 574-4500
| 769 students
1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110
(501) 977-2000
| 1,836 students
2500 S Main
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-5722
| 1,211 students
3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118
(501) 812-2200
| 4,810 students
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Community Colleges in Arkansas (Closed)

School
Location
Students
12200 Westhaven Drive
Little Rock, AR 72211
(501) 565-5550
| 273 students
10600 Colonel Glenn Rd, Suite 100
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 312-0007
| 21 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in Arkansas?
There are 27 community colleges serving 46,543 students in Arkansas.
How much do community colleges cost in Arkansas?
For Arkansas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,994 per year for in-state students and $4,750 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,533 per year.
What are the top ranked community colleges in Arkansas?
What is community college acceptance rate in Arkansas?
The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 91% (view national acceptance rates).
What is community college diversity score in Arkansas?
Arkansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in Arkansas?
Community colleges in Arkansas are approximately 34% minority students (majority Black).

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