University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain

  • 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 814 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.

Top Placements

University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain places among the top 20% of community colleges in Arkansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty60 staff62 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment814 students1,345 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:121:1
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# Full-Time Students331 students562 students
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# Part-Time Students483 students874 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
7%
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% Black
2%
17%
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% White
85%
65%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.270.54
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College Completion Rate
22%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,300$28,600
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,605 is less than the state average of $2,990. The in-state tuition has declined by 42% 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 36% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,605$2,990
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,450$4,750
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Tuition NotesThese fees are per s
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Acceptance Rate100%74%
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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: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain is Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas (38.7 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 $12,649 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.