University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain

1100 College Dr
Mena, AR 71953
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Rich Mountain Community College is a two-year college offering transferrable general education degrees and a variety of workforce job readiness certificates. RMCC is a learning-centered institution of higher education, committed to the proposition that the educational attainment of individuals within a democratic society is, in large measure, responsible for the advancement of that society.

School Highlights

University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain serves 798 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 34%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 798 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,605
  • Out-state tuition: $3,450
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
99 staff
162 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 43% over five years.
Total Enrollment
798 students
1,250 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
471 students
519 students
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# Part-Time Students
327 students
731 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
564 students
564 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
471 students
519 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
11 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
327 students
723 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
153 students
160 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
n/a
10%
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% Black
n/a
16%
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% White
90%
66%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
n/a
1%
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Diversity Score
0.19
0.53
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
52%
35%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.36%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,300
$28,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,605 is less than the state average of $2,994. The in-state tuition has declined by 46% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,450 is less than the state average of $4,750. The out-state tuition has declined by 38% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,605
$2,994
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,450
$4,750
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Tuition Notes
These fees are per s
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
94%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$9,750
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$5,300
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Acceptance Rate
100%
100%
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SAT Reading
n/a
540
SAT Math
n/a
520
SAT Writing
n/a
515
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
21

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Math Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Rich Mountain Video Team, Science Club, Student Ambassadors Program, Student Government Association

Arts and Music Programs:
RMCC Actors' Guild, Voices of the Ouachita's
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Rich Mountain Community College offers two transferrable degrees, Associate of Arts and Associate of General Studies. An Associate of Applied Science Advanced Manufacturing degree can be obtained in one of five emphasis areas: Mechanical Engineering (transferrable), Electrical Engineering (transferrable), Welding, Machine Tool Technology, and Electromechancial Technology. Along with these RMCC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in four workforce areas: Business Administration, Information Systems Technology, Office Technology, and Registered Nursing. Other workforce certificates offered include: Welding, Culinary Arts, Health Information Systems, Cosmetology, Machine Tool, Electromechanical, Licensed Practical Nursing, Emergency Medical Technology, and Certified Nursing Assistant.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain cost?
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain's tuition is approximately $1,605 for In-State students and $3,450 for Out-State students.
What is the acceptance rate of University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain?
The acceptance rate of University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain is 100%, which is equal to the state average of 100%.
What is University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain's ranking?
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain ranks among the top 20% of community college in Arkansas for: Least expensive tuition and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 798 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,605
  • Out-state tuition: $3,450
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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