Arkansas State University-Beebe

1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012-1000
Tel: (501)882-3600
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe is a public, open access, operationally separate institution of the Arkansas State University System. The major purpose of this institution is to provide affordable, comprehensive, and high quality instruction and service programs. University transfer and technical programs are available to students at the associate degree and certificate levels.
School Highlights
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe serves 4,140 students (51% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe is the only community colleges within White County, AR.
  • The nearest community college is Pulaski Technical College (30.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 165 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Arkansas State University-Beebe (AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 165 staff 61 staff
Arkansas State University-Beebe Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,140 has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,140 students 1,593 students
Arkansas State University-Beebe Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 26:1
Arkansas State University-Beebe Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 2,131 students 706 students
Arkansas State University-Beebe Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 2,009 students 887 students
Arkansas State University-Beebe Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Arkansas State University-Beebe Enrollment Breakdown AR All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
- 122
Arkansas State University-Beebe Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Arkansas State University-Beebe American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
1%
1%
Arkansas State University-Beebe Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
5%
Arkansas State University-Beebe Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
3%
19%
Arkansas State University-Beebe Black (2007-2016)
% White
87%
70%
Arkansas State University-Beebe White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Arkansas State University-Beebe More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Arkansas State University-Beebe Non Resident (2013-2016)
Arkansas State University-Beebe Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.24 0.47
Arkansas State University-Beebe Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
39%
24%
Arkansas State University-Beebe Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $37,100 $28,600
Arkansas State University-Beebe Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,808 is less than the state average of $2,998. The in-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,518 is less than the state average of $4,846. The out-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,808 $2,998
Arkansas State University-Beebe In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,518 $4,846
Arkansas State University-Beebe Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93% 95%
Arkansas State University-Beebe % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $5,666 $9,500
Arkansas State University-Beebe Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $4,104 $5,999
Arkansas State University-Beebe Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Arkansas State University-Beebe is a regional state university, an operationally separate, two-year institution of the Arkansas State University System. With campuses located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and Little Rock Air Force Base, we offer associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training for business and industry. An open admission policy encourages the enrollment of both traditional and nontraditional students. The institution recognizes the uniqueness of each student and provides support programs designed to assist students in determining and achieving their educational, personal, and occupational goals. The Beebe campus also provides space for ASU-Jonesboro to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees. The Guidance Services provides many student services on campus including counseling and consultation for personal problems and concerns, career counseling, academic advising of students uncertain of their career choice, academic scholarships and information about transfer schools and their scholarship programs. In addition, counselors coordinate testing and disability services.

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Did You Know?
For Arkansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,998 per year for in-state students and $4,846 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,838 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 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.