Arkansas State University-Newport

7648 Victory Blvd
Newport, AR 72112-0000
Tel: (870)512-7800
  • 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 2,477 students (41% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • Arkansas State University-Newport is the only community colleges within Jackson County, AR.
  • The nearest community college is University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville (26.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Arkansas State University-Newport(AR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty88 staff62 staff
Arkansas State University-Newport Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,477 has grown by 25% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,477 students1,650 students
Arkansas State University-Newport Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:125:1
Arkansas State University-Newport Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,004 students724 students
Arkansas State University-Newport Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,473 students926 students
Arkansas State University-Newport Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Arkansas State University-Newport Enrollment Breakdown AR All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Arkansas State University-Newport American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Arkansas State University-Newport Asian (2009-2012)
% Hispanic
Arkansas State University-Newport Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Arkansas State University-Newport Black (2007-2016)
% White
Arkansas State University-Newport White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Arkansas State University-Newport More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
Arkansas State University-Newport 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.0.320.47
Arkansas State University-Newport Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Arkansas State University-Newport Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,600$28,600
Arkansas State University-Newport Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,520 is less than the state average of $3,004. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,888 is less than the state average of $4,857. The out-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,520$3,004
Arkansas State University-Newport In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,888$4,857
Arkansas State University-Newport Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%95%
Arkansas State University-Newport % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$4,500$9,500
Arkansas State University-Newport Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,619$5,999
Arkansas State University-Newport Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

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    Private, non-profit
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  • 1,268 students | 47.10 Mi1700 Newcastle Rd
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Did You Know?
For Arkansas public 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. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 81%. 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.