University of Arkansas Community College-Hope

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  • The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope is an accredited, open-access, two-year institution of higher education committed to providing quality academic, occupational, personal growth, and cultural programs to support individual student and community needs in the Southwest Arkansas area.
School Highlights
  • University of Arkansas Community College-Hope serves 1,360 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
  • University of Arkansas Community College-Hope is the only community colleges within Hempstead County, AR.
  • The nearest community college is Texarkana College (31.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope(AR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty61 staff62 staff
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,360 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,360 students1,650 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:125:1
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students666 students724 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students694 students926 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Enrollment Breakdown AR All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope American Indian/Alaskan (2011-2016)
% Asian
2%
1%
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Asian (2010-2016)
% Hispanic
6%
5%
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
31%
19%
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Black (2007-2016)
% White
59%
70%
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
1%
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope 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.0.550.47
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
31%
24%
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,300$28,600
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,431 is less than the state average of $3,004. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,396 is less than the state average of $4,857. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,431$3,004
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,396$4,857
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%95%
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$2,250$9,500
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$2,625$5,999
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1965 as Red River Vocational-Technical School, the school officially became Red River Technical College in 1991 and operated under the guidelines of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. In 1996, Red River Technical College became a division of the University of Arkansas System and was renamed the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope.The campus is set among the pines of a beautiful 72-acre tract in the heart of Southwest Arkansas. State-of-the-art facilities and the latest technological equipment are just a few of the advantages you find on the campus at UACCH. The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope has more than 100 professional educators on its faculty and staff. The foundation of the college's commitment to academic excellence is our experienced and dedicated faculty. The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope (UACCH) seeks to redefine human potential by making technology and information a regular part of the lives of people with disabilities. UACCH is accomplishing this by raising public awareness and implementing programs and initiatives that provide access to conventional, assistive and information technologies, related services and resources.

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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.