University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville: Narrative Description

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PO Box 3350
Batesville, AR 72503
Tel: (870)793-7581; Admissions: (870)612-2010; Fax: (870)793-4988; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Arkansas System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Setting: small town campus. Total enrollment: 1,317. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. Full-time: 784 students, 71% women, 29% men. Part-time: 533 students, 66% women, 34% men. 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 3% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 40% 25 or older, 9% transferred in. Retention: 57% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: Common Application. Placement: SAT I and SAT II or ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $1008 full-time, $42 per credit part-time. State resident tuition: $1272 full-time, $53 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $2496 full-time, $107 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $250 full-time, $10 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to program.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: security cameras. University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Library with 8,000 books, 149 serials, 1,500 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 25 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.