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East Arkansas Community College

1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, AR

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East Arkansas Community College is a two year community college that offers quality education, cultural enrichment and economic stimulation to the residents of East Arkansas, surrounding communities and internationally as well.

The East Arkansas Community College, also known as EACC, has its location in Forrest City, Arkansas and caters to its students by providing them with a number of degree choices in the areas of Business and Technology, Allied Health Science, Humanities, Mathematics/Science and Social Science.

Base on the Arkansas Act 98 of 1989, EACC offers transfer programs to their students who wish to further their career and receive a baccalaureate after they have completed their two years of community college. Credits earned through the transferable degree programs can be transferred to any four year university within the state. These transferable degree programs include the Associate of Arts degree (AA) that can be transferred to all universities in the state and select universities within the country.

EACC is an institution that facilitates a diverse population and they tailor their courses to suit the wider community in which they serve. At East Arkansas Community College, there are programs that have been designed to cater to the older population as well. This program of study is known as the Continuing Education and Workforce Development program. This program is one that facilitates the educational needs of working individuals or those individuals who cannot register into their program of choice as a fully matriculated student.  

East Arkansas Community College is ready to serve you and if you are ready to be served, visit their website at http://www.eacc.edu and begin exploring your education prowess.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,000. 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

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $2,500-$3,000
    • Out-of-State: $3,300-$3,924
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $82-$98 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $110-$130 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 Aid91%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships91%$6,090
Receiving Student Loans2%$2,938
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, East Arkansas Community College may provide student services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

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.

 East Arkansas Community CollegeSt. Francis CountyArkansas
Graduation Rate12.0%-22.2%
Transfer-out Rate19.2%-14.1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1994)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in Arkansas
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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by East Arkansas Community College 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

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Security and Protective Services

    Other Community Colleges Nearby

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    91%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    15:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    2

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $3,924