East Arkansas Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Forrest City, AR

Save to My School
How much is the East Arkansas CC tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, East Arkansas CC's tuition & fees is $3,120 for Arkansas residents and $3,720 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $17,340 for Arkansas residents and $17,940 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

East Arkansas CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$3,120
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$3,720
Books & Supplies Costs$2,200
Off-campus Room & Board$7,150
Off-campus Expenses$4,870
2023-2024 Estimates
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$3,120
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$3,720

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, East Arkansas CC' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Arkansas, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $8,287.
East Arkansas Community College$3,120$3,720
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Arkansas 2-4 Years Colleges$13,315
Public Schools$5,234$8,287
Private Schools$16,667

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between East Arkansas CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
East Arkansas Community CollegeForrest City, AR$3,120$3,720
Arkansas Northeastern CollegeBlytheville, AR$2,822$4,222
Phillips Community College of the University of ArkansasHelena, AR$3,500$5,060
University of Arkansas Hope-TexarkanaHope, AR$3,580$4,660
South Arkansas Community CollegeEl Dorado, AR$3,324$5,124

Financial Aid and COA

At East Arkansas Community College, 730 students (69%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,445.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at East Arkansas CC is $14,495 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 110 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,319 and the average amount of student loans is $5,310.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$17,340$17,940
Tuition & Fees$3,120$3,720
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,220$14,220
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,895$14,495
Average Financial Aid$3,445$3,445
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship73069%$3,445
Pell Grants41739%$4,596
Federal Student Loan555%$5,520
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid11090%-
Grants or Scholarships10989%$5,319
Federal Grants9880%$5,260
Pell Grants9880%$4,987
Other Federal Grants5545%$487
State/Local Grants1916%$884
Institutional Grants2823%$1,694
Student Loan Aid54%$5,310
Federal Student Loans54%$5,310
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level9999$5,578
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

East Arkansas Community College has a total of 1,179 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 353 male students and 703 female students attending East Arkansas CC. The school offers online degree programs and 422 students enrolled online exclusively (35.79% of all students).
Undergraduate1,056 353703

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, AR
Degree & Programs
Program Offered63 Programs
Online Program Offered6 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population1,179
Graduation Rate41%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Retention Rate55% (Full-time), 63% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties48 (Full-time), 27 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs129 (Full-time), 41 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$44,264
Average Staff Salary$42,939