Pulaski Technical College

  • Pulaski Technical College is a comprehensive two-year college that serves the educational needs of central Arkansas through technical programs, a university-transfer program and specialized programs for business and industry. The College�s mission is to provide access to high quality education that promotes student learning, to enable individuals to develop to their fullest potential and to support the economic development of the state.
School Highlights
  • Pulaski Technical College serves 9,241 students (47% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Pulaski Technical College is one of 3 community colleges within Pulaski County, AR.
  • The nearest community college to Pulaski Technical College is Arkansas Baptist College (3.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Pulaski Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 281 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pulaski Technical College(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty281 staff62 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Pulaski Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Pulaski Technical College diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment9,241 students1,650 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:125:1
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# Full-Time Students4,349 students724 students
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# Part-Time Students4,892 students926 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
6%
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% Black
43%
19%
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% White
47%
69%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
-
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Diversity Score0.590.48
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College Completion Rate
10%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$28,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,013 is more than the state average of $3,014. The in-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,753 is more than the state average of $4,803. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,013$3,014
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,753$4,803
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%95%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,104$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,362
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Pulaski Technical College at North Little Rock, an institution of higher education, is an integral part of the Arkansas Technical and Community College System maintained by the State of Arkansas. The college is governed by a seven-member board of trustees, appointed by the governor, and derives its support largely from student tuition and fees and legislative appropriations. Pulaski Tech is a comprehensive community/technical college that offers more than 40 associate degree and certificate programs designed for students who plan to enter the workforce or transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete bachelor's degrees. Pulaski Technical College is located on a 40-acre wooded campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in western North Little Rock, Arkansas. The College's contemporary, well-maintained buildings and grounds are a source of pride for the students, faculty and staff. The Pulaski Tech Business and Industry Center on East Roosevelt Road in Little Rock provides continuing education and customized training services for businesses, industries and individuals in central Arkansas. Pulaski Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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