Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Helena, AR

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How much is the PCCUA tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, PCCUA's tuition & fees is $3,500 for Arkansas residents and $5,060 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 $16,990 for Arkansas residents and $18,550 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

PCCUA Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$3,500
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,060
Books & Supplies Costs$1,350
Off-campus Room & Board$5,400
Off-campus Expenses$6,740
2023-2024 Estimates
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$3,592
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,215

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, PCCUA' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Arkansas, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $8,287.
In-StateOut-of-State
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas$3,500$5,060
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 PCCUA 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.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Phillips Community College of the University of ArkansasHelena, AR$3,500$5,060
East Arkansas Community CollegeForrest City, AR$3,120$3,720
Arkansas Northeastern CollegeBlytheville, AR$2,822$4,222
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 Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas, 662 students (51%) 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 $5,497.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at PCCUA is $13,053 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 111 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 $7,066.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$16,990$18,550
Tuition & Fees$3,500$5,060
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,490$13,490
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,493$13,053
Average Financial Aid$5,497$5,497
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship66251%$5,497
Pell Grants45035%$4,809
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid11195%-
Grants or Scholarships10993%$7,066
Federal Grants10489%$6,614
Pell Grants8674%$5,902
Other Federal Grants9783%$1,858
State/Local Grants2017%$928
Institutional Grants3126%$2,058
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level8686$6,776
0-30,0005757$7,245
30,001-48,0002323$6,489
48,001-75,00055$3,594
75,001-110,00011$2,552
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas has a total of 1,234 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 474 male students and 815 female students attending PCCUA. The school offers online degree programs and 122 students enrolled online exclusively (9.89% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate1,289 474815

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1000 Campus Drive, Helena, AR
Phone870-338-6474
WEBwww.pccua.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered49 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population1,234
Graduation Rate46%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Retention Rate76% (Full-time), 62% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate10 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties53 (Full-time), 20 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs171 (Full-time), 45 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$44,681
Average Staff Salary$43,377