University of Arkansas Community College - Hope (UACCH)
2500 S Main, Hope, AR
- FAFSA School Code: 005732
- Phone: (870) 777-5722
- School Homepage
Financial Aid Office
University of Arkansas Community College - Hope, located in Hope, Arkansas, was founded in 1965 and was originally known as Red River Vocational-Technical School. The school grew in size and facilities, renaming itself Red River Technical College in 1991 to better reflect its development, programs, and services. By 1996 the school was added into the University of Arkansas System as part of its mission to consolidate publicly funded institutions, renaming the school by giving it its current name. The school maintains an beautiful campus with modern facilities to ensure it meets the needs of the modern student and community.
University of Arkansas Community College - Hope offers students a variety of programs resulting in a certificate or degree, and allowing students to choose the academic or technical tract that best suits their future plans and goals. Academic programs facilitate transfer to a four year university by allowing the accumulation of credits equivalent to the first two years of a bachelors degree. Once completed students may apply for transfer to a four year institution to complete their degree. Technical programs prepare students by training them with the skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce in their field of study. Programs take between one and two years to complete, allowing them to find work at the entry level immediately after graduation.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
UACCH is an open enrollment institution admitting any students that complete the application for admission and provide their transcripts and test scores. Students should also meet with a counselor and participate in orientation prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants. Students in need of assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which will be used to determine aid program eligibility and monetary awards.
If you are interested in finding a great community college in Arkansas, please visit our profile page for Arkansas community colleges which are organized by the percent of students successfully transferring out to a 4-year college.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $1,800-$2,100
- Out-of-State: $3,800-$4,536
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $59-$71 per unit
- Out-of-State: $130-$150 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||93%||$4,772|
|Receiving Student Loans||5%||$2,375|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 14%.
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, University of Arkansas Community College - Hope may provide services to students like:
- Distance learning
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares University of Arkansas Community College - Hope against community colleges in the entire state of Arkansas.
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Funeral Service Education Program (more info)
- Accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation (since 1997)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Arkansas Community College - Hope by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
- Commerce (A)
- General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (C)
- Bookkeeping (C)
Computer and Information Sciences
- Computer (A, C)
- Teacher Education, Multiple Levels (A)
- Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A)
Family and Consumer Sciences
- Child Care Provider (C)
- Child Care (A)
Health and Clinical Professions
- Interdisciplinary Studies (A)
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
- Industrial Electronics Technology (C)
- Diesel Mechanic (C)
- Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) (C)
- Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance (C)
- Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies (C)
Personal and Culinary Services
- Funeral Direction and Service (C)
- Funeral Service (A)
- Welding (C)
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to University of Arkansas Community College - Hope.
- South Arkansas Community College in El Dorado, AR (61 miles away)
- College of the Ouachitas in Malvern, AR (65 miles away)
- National Park Community College in Hot Springs, AR (66 miles away)
- Rich Mountain Community College in Mena, AR (74 miles away)
- Southeast Arkansas College in Pine Bluff, AR (98 miles away)