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 North Arkansas College

North Arkansas College - Harrison, AR

1515 Pioneer Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601-5508

General information:(870)743-3000
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Type:2-Year,Public
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Award of less than 1 academic year
Campus setting:Town: Remote
Campus housing:No
Student population:2,307( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:17 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Medium
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $1,440 $1,536 $1,584 -3%
Out-of-state $3,672 $3,768 $3,864 -2%
Books and supplies $954 $1,050 $1,050 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,342 $9,319 $9,319 0%
Other $5,563 $6,213 $6,213 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $4,712 $5,263 $5,263 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $2,394 $2,586 $2,634 0%
Off Campus $16,299 $18,118 $18,166 0%
Off Campus with Family $7,106 $7,849 $7,897 0%
Out-of-state
On Campus $4,626 $4,818 $4,914 0%
Off Campus $18,531 $20,350 $20,446 0%
Off Campus with Family $9,338 $10,081 $10,177 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $2,040
In-state fees $120
Out-of-state tuition $3,744
Out-of-state fees $120
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 437 93% --
Grant or scholarship aid 422 90% $2,619,092 $6,206
Federal grants 354 75% $1,886,967 $5,330
Pell grants 354 75% $1,746,606 $4,934
Other federal grants 187 40% $140,361 $751
State/local government grant or scholarships 198 42% $496,886 $2,510
Institutional grants or scholarships 135 29% $235,239 $1,743
Student loan aid 87 18% $439,522 $5,052
Federal student loans 87 18% $439,522 $5,052
Other student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,778 73% $10,146,878 $5,707
Pell grants 1,457 60% $7,333,415 $5,033
Federal student loans 658 27% $4,334,854 $6,588

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $5,170 $4,182 $4,689
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $4,941 $3,341 $4,072
$30,001 - $48,000 $5,744 $3,969 $4,737
$48,001 - $75,000 $8,078 $7,269 $7,320
$75,001 - $110,000 $10,088 $8,667 $9,113
$110,001 and more $9,728 $9,919 Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

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Fall 2011
Total enrollment 2,307
Undergraduate enrollment 2,307
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 159
Graduate enrollment 0
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 61 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NJCAA Division IIMenWomen
Baseball 26-
Basketball 1414
Rodeo --
Softball -12

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/1993 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1979 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

01/01/1994 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

06/01/1989 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations10 1
Liquor law violations001
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 100
Burglary 240
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate24.9%
Number in default83
Number in repayment333

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 01226100

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Award of less than 1 academic year
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agriculture, General3--
Category total3--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting-7-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General-13-
Business/Commerce, General27--
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies-0-
Management Information Systems and Services, Other-0-
Category total2720-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming, Specific Applications-0-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General--2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-3-
Computer and Information Sciences, General170-
Category total1732
Construction Trades Colleges
Carpentry/Carpenter--0
Construction Trades, General-011
Category total-011
Education Colleges
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2--
Category total2--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Biomedical Technology/Technician2--
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician-3-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General--3
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician133
Category total366
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician10--
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)11-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician-1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General-46-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training-31-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist13--
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist-1-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide--20
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist--12
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse53--
Surgical Technology/Technologist26-
Category total798632
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration000
Forensic Science and Technology000
Category total000
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies0--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies8225-
Category total8225-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician-54
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician-514
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/-34
Category total-1322
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4--
Category total4--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager-0-
Category total-0-
Precision Production Colleges
Welding Technology/Welder-311
Category total-311
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation-120
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor--21
Category total-1221
Grand total217168105