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East Arkansas Community College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is East Arkansas Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

East Arkansas Community College was awarded 3 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

East Arkansas Community College is ranked #2,214 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

East Arkansas Community College also holds the #26 spot on the Best Colleges in Arkansas ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East Arkansas Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into East Arkansas Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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East Arkansas Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at East Arkansas Community College is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 51%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  51 out of 100

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 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100

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East Arkansas Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 934 undergraduates at East Arkansas Community College with 448 being full-time and 486 being part-time.

How Much Does East Arkansas Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of East Arkansas Community College is $6,290. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At East Arkansas Community College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $3,702 a year. That adds up to $14,808 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Arkansas Community College is 19.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do East Arkansas Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from East Arkansas Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $22,700 in their early years. 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 located in Forrest City, Arkansas. Forrest City is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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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

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 is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 586 students took at least one online class at East Arkansas Community College. This is an increase from the 467 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 586 318
2018-2019 467 106
2017-2018 294 73
2016-2017 437 190
2015-2016 423 200

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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