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East Arkansas Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about East Arkansas Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is East Arkansas Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

Overall Quality

East Arkansas Community College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East Arkansas Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that East Arkansas Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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East Arkansas Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At East Arkansas Community College, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at East Arkansas Community College is 48%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  48 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at East Arkansas Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At East Arkansas Community College this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at East Arkansas Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,045 undergraduates at East Arkansas Community College with 411 being full-time and 634 being part-time.

East Arkansas Community College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for East Arkansas Community College is 35.84 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  35.84 out of 100
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How Much Does East Arkansas Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of East Arkansas Community College is $4,836. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for East Arkansas Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,118 $5,440 $8,055 $9,491 $7,962

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of East Arkansas Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At East Arkansas Community College, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $2,060 a year. That adds up to $8,240 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Arkansas Community College is 9.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do East Arkansas Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from East Arkansas Community College make around $22,700 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 43% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of East Arkansas Community College

East Arkansas Community College is a public institution situated in Forrest City, Arkansas. The location of East Arkansas Community College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Location of East Arkansas Community College

Contact details for East Arkansas Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, AR 72335-2204
Phone: 870-633-4480
Website: https://WWW.EACC.EDU

East Arkansas Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at East Arkansas Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at East Arkansas Community College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 294 students took at least one online class at East Arkansas Community College. This is a decrease from the 437 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 294 73
2016-2017 437 190
2015-2016 423 200
2014-2015 443 222
2013-2014 454 173

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