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School Highlights

Arkansas State University-Newport serves 1,941 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,941 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,520
  • Out-state tuition: $3,888
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 26%
  • 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 131% over five years.
Arkansas State University-Newport
(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
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
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Student Body

The student population of Arkansas State University-Newport has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Arkansas State University-Newport diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,941 students
1,243 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
767 students
519 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,174 students
731 students
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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.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
182 students
564 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
767 students
519 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
11 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,174 students
731 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
46 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
160 students
% 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%
16%
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 2020-21 school year data.
% White
74%
66%
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 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
3%
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 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
4%
1%
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
0.43
0.53
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 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.02%
1.37%
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 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.36%
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 $2,994. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% 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 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,520
$2,994
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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 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
94%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$7,910
$9,750
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,400
$5,300
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 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Arkansas State University-Newport cost?

Arkansas State University-Newport's tuition is approximately $2,520 for In-State students and $3,888 for Out-State students.

What is Arkansas State University-Newport's ranking?

Arkansas State University-Newport ranks among the top 20% of community college in Arkansas for: Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,941 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,520
  • Out-state tuition: $3,888
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 26%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Arkansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,994 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 91%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arkansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Bryan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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