Arkansas State University-Beebe

  • 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 3,446 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is same as the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.

Top Placements

Arkansas State University-Beebe places among the top 20% of community colleges in Arkansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 165 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Arkansas State University-Beebe(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty165 staff62 staff
This chart display total faculty of Arkansas State University-Beebe and community college average number of faculty in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Arkansas State University-Beebe has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The Arkansas State University-Beebe diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 58% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,446 students1,436 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Arkansas State University-Beebe and community college average number of enrollment of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:121:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Arkansas State University-Beebe and community college average student staff ratio of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
# Full-Time Students1,779 students562 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Arkansas State University-Beebe and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
# Part-Time Students1,667 students874 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Arkansas State University-Beebe and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Arkansas State University-Beebe. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of AR.
Total Dormitory Capacity
248149
This chart display the dormitory capacity of Arkansas State University-Beebe and the community college average dormitory capacity of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Arkansas State University-Beebe and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Arkansas State University-Beebe and the percentage of Asian community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Hispanic
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arkansas State University-Beebe and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Black
6%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Arkansas State University-Beebe and the percentage of Black community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% White
78%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Arkansas State University-Beebe and the percentage of White community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Arkansas State University-Beebe and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Non Resident races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Arkansas State University-Beebe and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Unknown races
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas State University-Beebe. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.380.54
This chart display the diversity score of Arkansas State University-Beebe and the community college average diversity score of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate
33%
29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Arkansas State University-Beebe and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,100$28,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Arkansas State University-Beebe and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of AR by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,808 is less than the state average of $2,990. The in-state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,518 is less than the state average of $4,750. The out-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,808$2,990
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Arkansas State University-Beebe and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,518$4,750
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Arkansas State University-Beebe and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Arkansas State University-Beebe and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$6,062$10,543
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Arkansas State University-Beebe and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,250
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Arkansas State University-Beebe and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Arkansas State University-Beebe is Shorter College (29.8 miles away).
Recent Articles
College is expensive enough without the added cost of medical school on top of it. If you're on a pre-med track, consider taking some of your prerequisites at community college. Keep reading to learn more.
Can pre-teens enroll in community college? A 12-year-old in Florida recently went to court when the local community college wouldn’t allow her to dual-enroll because she was too young. In California, a child prodigy is about to graduate from UCLA after starting at community college at the age of eight.
Explore a proposal by the governor of Massachusetts to coordinate the state’s 15 community colleges. There are strong feelings on both sides of the issue to consider.
Did You Know?
For Arkansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,990 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. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arkansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.