University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

  • 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 1,902 students (54% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton(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 Faculty69 staff62 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 70% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,902 students1,436 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:121:1
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# Full-Time Students1,032 students562 students
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# Part-Time Students870 students874 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
7%
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% Black
9%
17%
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% White
70%
65%
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% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Non Resident races
6%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.490.54
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College Completion Rate
28%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,700$28,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,900 is less than the state average of $2,990. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,788 is less than the state average of $4,750. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,900$2,990
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,788$4,750
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,250$10,543
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,250
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Acceptance Rate74%100%
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SAT Reading430430
SAT Math (Year 2017)435435
ACT Composite (Year 2017)2020
ACT English (Year 2017)2020
ACT Math (Year 2017)2020
Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton is University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College (39.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,531 students | 39.60 Mi3000 W Scenic Dr
    North Little Rock, AR 72118
    (501) 812-2200
    39.604,531
  • Shorter College
    Private not-for-profit
    569 students | 42.30 Mi604 Locust St
    N Little Rock, AR 72114
    (501) 374-6305
    42.30569
  • Arkansas Baptist College
    Private not-for-profit
    525 students | 42.40 Mi1600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    (501) 420-1200
    42.40525
  • 2,017 students | 48.50 Mi101 College Dr
    Hot Springs, AR 71913
    (501) 760-4222
    48.502,017
  • 3,446 students | 52.60 Mi1000 Iowa Street
    Beebe, AR 72012
    (501) 882-3600
    52.603,446
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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.