University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110-0000
Tel: (501)977-2000
  • The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) is a two-year, state-supported higher education institution offering university-transfer and career-specific training programs, adult education, workforce education, and community outreach programs. Established in 1961 as Petit Jean Vo-Tech, the institution became the state's second vocational-technical school. In 1991, Petit Jean Vo-Tech converted to a technical college, becoming Petit Jean Technical College, and in 1997 officially changed its name to Petit Jean College. In 2001, the Petit Jean College Board of Trustees voted to affiliate with the University of Arkansas System and be known as the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton. Today, UACCM plays a significant role in the local economy, creating benefits ranging from increased job opportunities and improved quality of life to potential industrial growth and higher tax revenues.
School Highlights
  • University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton serves 1,995 students (57% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton is the only community colleges within Conway County, AR.
  • The nearest community college is Pulaski Technical College (35.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 47% over five years.
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton(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 Faculty69 staff62 staff
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,995 has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,995 students1,650 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:125:1
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,146 students724 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students849 students926 students
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Enrollment Breakdown AR All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
1%
1%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
5%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
6%
19%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Black (2007-2016)
% White
84%
70%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Non Resident (2013-2016)
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton 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.0.290.47
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
27%
24%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,700$28,600
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,900 is less than the state average of $3,004. The in-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,788 is less than the state average of $4,857. The out-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,900$3,004
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,788$4,857
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%95%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,001$9,500
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,451$5,999
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate62%69%
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Percent Admitted (2014-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • From its inception, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton has served central Arkansas by providing quality educational programs at an affordable cost. UACCM's academic programs make it possible for students to complete an Associate of Arts degree while meeting the general education requirements for transfer into a baccalaureate program at state universities or obtain a technical degree to enter the workforce immediately. Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees designed for university transfer are offered with plans of study in art, business, computer information science, English, general education, surveying technology, and teaching. Associate of Applied Science degrees, Technical Certificates, and Certificates of Proficiency designed for immediate entry into the job market are offered in the areas of accounting, air conditioning and refrigeration, automotive collision repair, automotive technology, business office technology, computer information systems, dietary management, drafting, early childhood development, emergency medical technology-basic, graphic design, nursing assistant, petroleum technology, practical nursing, registered nursing, retail marketing, surveying, and welding. Hands-on training and practical lab exercises are emphasized in these programs, most of which may be completed in one to two years. UACCM has expanded options available to students through its partnerships with other colleges within the University of Arkansas System. The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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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 77%. 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.