East Arkansas Community College

East Arkansas Community College (East Arkansas CC) is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Forrest City, AR. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $3,120 in average. The school has a total enrollment of 934 and it offers total 61 career programs(1 online programs).

Directory and Accreditation Information

East Arkansas Community College (referred to as East Arkansas CC) is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Forrest City, AR. It is classified as Associate's - Public Rural-serving Large school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Associate's degree. The 2020 average tuition & fees at East Arkansas Community College is $3,120 over career programs. The school has a total enrollment of 934 and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 (9.09%).

East Arkansas Community College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1979 - Current).

1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, AR
870-633-4480

Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation

Total 934 students are attending at East Arkansas Community College. There are 48 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 27 part-time faculty working for East Arkansas Community College. The students to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 (9.09%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 129 (full-time) and 41 (part-time).
The graduation rate at East Arkansas Community College is 25% and transfer-out rate is 15%. The retention rate is 52% at the school.
East Arkansas CC 2020 Key Statistics
Student Population934
Graduation Rate25%
Number of Faculty75
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1

2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The average undergraduate tuition & fees at East Arkansas Community College is $3,120 for academic year 2019-2020. The amount is the average costs over all career programs and costs for some program may quietly differ from the average cost. East Arkansas Community College offers the alternative tuition plans.
53% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $4,672 (exclude student loans).
East Arkansas CC 2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$3,120
Average Financial Amount$4,672

Career Programs at East Arkansas CC

East Arkansas Community College offers 61 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, Associate. Next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs. Last year, 322 students have completed their career programs at East Arkansas Community College.
Offered Career Programs at East Arkansas Community College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate20047
2 Years Certificate260163
Associate's Degree151112
Total611322

East Arkansas Community College offers 61 programs through 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, Associate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 322 students have completed their studies.
  • 47 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 163 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
  • 112 students have earned/completed Associate's program.
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Equestrian/Equine Studies0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0-
Network and System Administration/Administrator0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology0-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians (other)0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 7 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration7-
Construction Trades [+] 0 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 30 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician0-
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology0-
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician30-
Precision Production Trades [+] 4 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Welding Technology/Welder4-
Transportation And Materials Moving [+] 0 completers-
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology0-
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)3-
Medication Aide0-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Hospitality Administration/Management0-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management0-
Total47
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Artificial Intelligence0-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0-
Network and System Administration/Administrator0-
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 0 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist0-
Engineering Technology [+] 19 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology0-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician19-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 66 completers$17,300
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies66$17,300
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 6 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science6-
Construction Trades [+] 0 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Building/Property Maintenance0-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 27 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology0-
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology0-
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician0-
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician27-
Precision Production Trades [+] 1 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Welding Technology/Welder1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)3-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training0-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science1-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services1-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Management Information Systems0-
Total163
Associate's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 8 completers-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels8-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Care and Support Services Management0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] (2 completers) 62 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
General Studies62-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 13 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies8-
Criminal Justice/Police Science5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical/Clinical Assistant0-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)1-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist3-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse18-
Business [+] 4 completers-
Business/Commerce2-
Business Administration and Management0-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science2-
Total112

Student Population at East Arkansas CC

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,151 students enrolled into East Arkansas Community College. By gender, 409 male and 742 female students are attending East Arkansas Community College. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for East Arkansas Community College.
Student Population By Gender
East Arkansas Community College
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,151409742
Full-time440163277
Part-tme711246465
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at East Arkansas Community College.
There are 661 White (57.43%), 438 Black/African American (38.05%), 21 Hispanic (1.82%), 7 Asian (0.61%), and 43 students with other races. 7 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at East Arkansas Community College
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,151409742
American Indian/Native American532
Asian725
Black/African American438159279
Hispanic21615
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander202
White661227434
Two More1082
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien743
East Arkansas Community College offers the distance learning opportunities (online classes) for career programs.
73 students (6.34% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 221 students (19.20% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for East Arkansas Community College.
Distance Learning Student Population at East Arkansas Community College
Number of Students
Total1,151
Enrolled Online Exclusively73
Enrolled Some Online Courses221
Not in Online Courses857

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