The Arkansas State University- Mountain Home is the newest branch of the Arkansas State University. Primarily serving the students in the North Central Arkansas, it is a two-year open campus that is located near two beautiful fresh water lakes and has a total area of 70,000 square feet. Upon its establishment, the ASUMH adheres to the vision and mission of the whole of Arkansas State University System that is to enhance the quality of life and learning as well as to offer diverse experiences to students.
The ASUMH offers degree courses as well as technical certificate programs. The school offers associate of arts degree as well as education-related courses but the main highlight are the courses that are related to the healthcare industry. Students who are in-state residents pay $87 per credit hour but those who are out-of-state students have to pay $149 per credit unit. Other fees such as laboratory fees, books and insurances are not yet included.
Transfer of students to ASUMH is also possible as long as students complete 24 semester hours from a regionally accredited university and have a cumulative GPA of 2.00. On the other hand, students who wish to transfer to other colleges or universities are guaranteed transfer of applicable credits to any colleges within the state.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,000. 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: $2,200-$2,600
- Out-of-State: $3,800-$4,550
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $92-$110 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $160-$190 per credit 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||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||90%||$4,797|
|Receiving Student Loans||21%||$4,491|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Arkansas State University – Mountain Home may provide services to students including:
- Online course work available
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Arkansas, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Arkansas State University – Mountain Home||Baxter County||Arkansas|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Funeral Service Education Program
- 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 Arkansas State University – Mountain Home by clicking the request information to the right.
(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
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Arkansas State University – Mountain Home.
- Ozarka College in Melbourne, AR (33 miles away)
- North Arkansas College in Harrison, AR (40 miles away)
- University of Arkansas Community College - Batesville in Batesville, AR (57 miles away)
- Arkansas State University - Newport in Newport, AR (82 miles away)
- Black River Technical College in Pocahontas, AR (84 miles away)