1100 College Dr
Mena, AR 71953
Top Ranked (2022-23): 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 865 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 865 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,605
  • Out-state tuition: $3,450
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • 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:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 147% over five years.
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
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 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
865 students
1,407 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
386 students
580 students
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# Part-Time Students
479 students
827 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
52 students
145 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
10%
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% Black
1%
18%
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% White
81%
64%
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
4%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
n/a
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Diversity Score
0.33
0.55
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College Completion Rate
33%
30%
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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 $2,990. The in-state tuition has declined by 44% 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 37% 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 Notes
These fees are per s
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
93%
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
n/a
Acceptance Rate
100%
76%
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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: 2020 (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.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 865 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,605
  • Out-state tuition: $3,450
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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