South Arkansas Community College: Review & Facts

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South Arkansas Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,560 students enrolled. This college was established in 1992 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in El Dorado, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
South Arkansas Community College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

SouthArk deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Nursing, Medical, Industrial Technologies, and Welding. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
51%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when 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. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

South Arkansas Community College student retention rate is low at 51% (way below Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at South Arkansas Community College is very low - 19%.

Student to faculty ratio at South Arkansas Community College is pretty good - 13:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,700
Low
Average tuition costs are very low, about $4,200 per year. The additional fees at South Arkansas Community College beyond tuition are about $500, which totals $4,700 per year.

Read the details about South 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 might accept 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 studying at South Arkansas Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (870) 862-8131 or check South Arkansas Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
South Arkansas 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 SouthArk, 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
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at South Arkansas Community College.

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

South Arkansas Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: South Arkansas Community College, 300 S West Ave, El Dorado, Arkansas 71731-7010, USA
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