Arkansas Community Colleges

  • There are 27 community colleges located throughout Arkansas (23 public colleges and 4 private colleges), serving 61,277 students.
  • For Arkansas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,004 per year for in-state students and $4,857 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,899 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 81% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Arkansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 30% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AR) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
5%
Black
19%
White
70%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
1%
AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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