• 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%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,269 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,520
  • Out-state tuition: $3,888
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 27%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Arkansas State University-Newport ranks among the top 20% of public schools 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 Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
204 staff
162 staff
This chart display total faculty of Arkansas State University-Newport and community college average number of faculty in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

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 Enrollment
2,269 students
1,407 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Arkansas State University-Newport and community college average number of enrollment of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
10:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Arkansas State University-Newport and community college average student staff ratio of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
961 students
580 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,308 students
827 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Arkansas State University-Newport and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Arkansas State University-Newport.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of AR.
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
145 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arkansas State University-Newport and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
15%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Arkansas State University-Newport and the percentage of Black community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
73%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Arkansas State University-Newport and the percentage of White community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Arkansas State University-Newport and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
5%
n/a
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas State University-Newport.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.44
0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Arkansas State University-Newport and the community college average diversity score of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
20%
30%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Arkansas State University-Newport and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,600
$28,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Arkansas State University-Newport and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of AR by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition 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
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Arkansas State University-Newport and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,888
$4,750
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Arkansas State University-Newport and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
86%
93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Arkansas State University-Newport and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$7,800
$9,686
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Arkansas State University-Newport and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,250
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Arkansas State University-Newport and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%
SAT Reading
n/a
540
SAT Math
n/a
520
SAT Writing
n/a
515
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
21
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,269 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,520
  • Out-state tuition: $3,888
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 27%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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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 86%. 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 Bryan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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