Arkansas State University Three Rivers

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School Highlights

Arkansas State University Three Rivers serves 1,151 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 136 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
Arkansas State University Three Rivers(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High 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 Faculty136 staff162 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Arkansas State University Three Rivers has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The Arkansas State University Three Rivers diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,151 students1,407 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:110:1
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# Full-Time Students358 students580 students
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# Part-Time Students793 students827 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
10%
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% Black
15%
18%
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% White
72%
64%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
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1%
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Diversity Score0.450.55
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College Completion Rate
25%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,100$28,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,310 is more than the state average of $2,990. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,950 is more than the state average of $4,750. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,310$2,990
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,950$4,750
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,963$9,686
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,250
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

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Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Arkansas State University Three Rivers is National Park College (18.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,077 students | 18.80 Mi101 College Dr
    Hot Springs, AR 71913
    (501) 760-4222
    18.802,077
  • 21 students | 34.20 Mi10600 Colonel Glenn Rd, Suite 100
    Little Rock, AR 72204
    (501) 312-0007
    34.2021
  • Arkansas Baptist College
    Private not-for-profit
    531 students | 40.20 Mi1600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    (501) 420-1200
    40.20531
  • 5,531 students | 42.10 Mi3000 W Scenic Dr
    North Little Rock, AR 72118
    (501) 812-2200
    42.105,531
  • Shorter College
    Private not-for-profit
    569 students | 42.60 Mi604 Locust St
    N Little Rock, AR 72114
    (501) 374-6305
    42.60569
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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.