University of Arkansas Community College-Hope

  • 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 1,559 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.

Top Rankings

University of Arkansas Community College-Hope ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Arkansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty61 staff62 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Arkansas Community College-Hope has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The University of Arkansas Community College-Hope diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,559 students1,436 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:121:1
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# Full-Time Students685 students562 students
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# Part-Time Students874 students874 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
7%
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% Black
35%
17%
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% White
54%
65%
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
% Non Resident races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.580.54
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College Completion Rate
32%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,300$28,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,431 is less than the state average of $2,990. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,396 is less than the state average of $4,750. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,431$2,990
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,396$4,750
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$2,250$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,013$5,250
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to University of Arkansas Community College-Hope is Texarkana College (31.1 miles away).
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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 $11,533 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.