Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Helena, AR

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$3,020

Avg in-state tuition

$4,910

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas is a small public university located on a rural campus in Helena, Arkansas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,093, and admissions are selective. The university has an average graduation rate of 41% and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $3,020, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $4,910.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

47% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

41% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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1k

Students enrolled

32%

Online student enrollment

10:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

51%

Black

43%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

1%

Asian

1%

Unknown

0%

Non-U.S. Citizen

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

64%

Socio-economic diversity

85% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

351

Student Location Breakout

32% 68%

Percent of Programs Online

96% On-campus

4% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 3% online

Associate Check Bold 5% online

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's X Bold Not offered

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

88%

State Grant Aid

21%

Institution Grant Aid

19%

Pell Grant

85%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,715
State Grant Aid $877
Institution Grant Aid $1,939
Pell Grant Aid $4,421

Financial Outlook

$21k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.