University of Arkansas Community College – Hope (UACCH)

2500 S Main, Hope, AR

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About
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.

Academics
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.

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships93%$4,772
Receiving Student Loans5%$2,375

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 28%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of Arkansas Community College – Hope may provide services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • 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 Arkansas.

 UACCHHempstead CountyArkansas
Graduation Rate27.7%-23.7%
Transfer-out Rate15.1%-18.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Funeral Service Education Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation (since 1997)

Programs Offered

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.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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