University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT MORRILTON F-9

One Bruce St.
Morrilton, AR 72110
Tel: (501)354-2465
Admissions: (501)977-2014
Fax: (501)354-9948
Web Site: http://www.uaccm.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Arkansas System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1961. Setting: 63-acre rural campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $2690 per student. Total enrollment: 1,514. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. 595 applied, 100% were admitted. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 20% from top quarter, 50% from top half. 0% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 8% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 44% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: immunization records. Placement: ACT, ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $1920 full-time, $64 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $2100 full-time, $70 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3060 full-time, $102 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $210 full-time, $7. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Business Students' Organization, Student Activity Board, Early Childhood Development Organization, Graphic Design Club, Student Practical Nurses Organization. Major annual event: Spring Fling. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Gordon Library with 6,600 books and 76 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $109,433. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.