Arkansas State University-Newport

  • Arkansas State University Newport is a great place to start one’s higher education whether it is for job training, professional certification, general education requirements, or an Associates degree. Arkansas State University Newport's mission is to provide an affordable, quality education. ASUN is an institution where students come first, learning is a reality, goals are obtained and dreams are fulfilled. ASU-Newport is a great place to start if your goal is to obtain a General Equivalency Diploma, an Associate Degree, professional development, personal development or to transfer to another institution. We value partnerships in developing relevant educational programs and in providing learning opportunities and seamless educational services to the community we serve.

School Highlights

Arkansas State University-Newport serves 2,269 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.

Top Rankings

Arkansas State University-Newport ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Arkansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 204 teachers has grown by 56% over five years.
Arkansas State University-Newport(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty204 staff162 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Arkansas State University-Newport has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Arkansas State University-Newport diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,269 students1,407 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:110:1
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# Full-Time Students961 students580 students
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# Part-Time Students1,308 students827 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
10%
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% Black
15%
18%
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% White
73%
64%
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
5%
-
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Diversity Score0.440.55
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College Completion Rate
20%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,600$28,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,520 is less than the state average of $2,990. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,888 is less than the state average of $4,750. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,520$2,990
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,888$4,750
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,800$9,686
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,250
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Arkansas State University-Newport is University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville (26.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,459 students | 26.30 Mi2005 White Drive
    Batesville, AR 72503
    (870) 612-2000
    26.301,459
  • 1,472 students | 43.60 Mi1410 Hwy 304 East
    Pocahontas, AR 72455
    (870) 248-4000
    43.601,472
  • Crowley's Ridge College
    Private not-for-profit
    187 students | 44.90 Mi100 College Dr
    Paragould, AR 72450
    (870) 236-6901
    44.90187
  • 1,350 students | 47.70 Mi1700 Newcastle Rd
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870) 633-4480
    47.701,350
  • 1,170 students | 48.90 Mi218 College Dr
    Melbourne, AR 72556
    (870) 368-7371
    48.901,170
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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 $12,649 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arkansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.