National Park Community College: Review & Facts

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National Park Community College is a small two-year, public school with 3,015 students enrolled. This college was originated in 2003 and is one of the 2 schools located in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
At National Park Community College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

National Park Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
52%
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 usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at National Park Community College is low at 52% (way below Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at National Park Community College is very low - 24%. About 8% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at National Park Community College is reasonably decent - 20:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,700
Low
Average tuition cost is very low - $4,100 annually. The additional fees at National Park Community College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $600; this comes to $4,700 per year.

Read the details about National Park 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
The 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) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at National Park Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (501) 760-4222 or check National Park Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
National Park Community College provides a distance education program 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 National Park Community College, 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
Yes
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at National Park Community College.

Army ROTC programs are available at National Park Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, National Park Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

National Park Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: National Park Community College, 101 College Dr, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913, USA
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