University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College

  • Pulaski Technical College is a comprehensive two-year college that serves the educational needs of central Arkansas through technical programs, a university-transfer program and specialized programs for business and industry. The College�s mission is to provide access to high quality education that promotes student learning, to enable individuals to develop to their fullest potential and to support the economic development of the state.

School Highlights

University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College serves 4,531 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.

Top Rankings

University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Arkansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 281 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty281 staff62 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College has declined by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,531 students1,436 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:121:1
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# Full-Time Students2,187 students562 students
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# Part-Time Students2,344 students874 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
7%
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% Black
39%
17%
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% White
43%
65%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
1%
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Diversity Score0.660.54
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College Completion Rate
18%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$28,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,013 is more than the state average of $2,990. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,753 is more than the state average of $4,750. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,013$2,990
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,753$4,750
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,750$10,543
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,000$5,250
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Pulaski Technical College at North Little Rock, an institution of higher education, is an integral part of the Arkansas Technical and Community College System maintained by the State of Arkansas. The college is governed by a seven-member board of trustees, appointed by the governor, and derives its support largely from student tuition and fees and legislative appropriations. Pulaski Tech is a comprehensive community/technical college that offers more than 40 associate degree and certificate programs designed for students who plan to enter the workforce or transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete bachelor's degrees. Pulaski Technical College is located on a 40-acre wooded campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in western North Little Rock, Arkansas. The College's contemporary, well-maintained buildings and grounds are a source of pride for the students, faculty and staff. The Pulaski Tech Business and Industry Center on East Roosevelt Road in Little Rock provides continuing education and customized training services for businesses, industries and individuals in central Arkansas. Pulaski Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is Shorter College (2.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Shorter College
    Private not-for-profit
    569 students | 2.60 Mi604 Locust St
    N Little Rock, AR 72114
    (501) 374-6305
    2.60569
  • Arkansas Baptist College
    Private not-for-profit
    525 students | 3.50 Mi1600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    (501) 420-1200
    3.50525
  • 3,446 students | 30.20 Mi1000 Iowa Street
    Beebe, AR 72012
    (501) 882-3600
    30.203,446
  • 1,902 students | 39.60 Mi1537 University Blvd.
    Morrilton, AR 72110
    (501) 977-2000
    39.601,902
  • 1,257 students | 42.10 MiOne College Circle
    Malvern, AR 72104
    (501) 337-5000
    42.101,257
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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.