East Arkansas Community College: Review & Facts

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East Arkansas Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,200 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1974 and is one of the 2 schools located in Forrest City, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
Fair
At East Arkansas Community College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

EACC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Medical Assistant, Nursing, and Office and Clerical Services. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at East Arkansas Community College is low at 56% (below Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at East Arkansas Community College is very low: 16%. Around 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at EACC is pretty decent, 15:1. Read more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,700
Low
Average tuition costs are very low - $3,300 a year. The additional fees at EACC not covered by tuition are around $400, which totals $3,700 a year.

Read the details about East Arkansas Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at East Arkansas Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (870) 633-4480 or check East Arkansas Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
East Arkansas Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at EACC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at East Arkansas Community College.

Based on the college crime data, East Arkansas Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

East Arkansas Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: East Arkansas Community College, 1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335-2204, USA
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