Southeast Arkansas College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Pine Bluff, AR

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How much is the SEARK College tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, SEARK College's tuition & fees is $4,960 for Arkansas residents and $8,260 for out-of-state students.
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 $19,360 for Arkansas residents and $22,660 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

SEARK College Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$4,960
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,260
Books & Supplies Costs$1,800
Off-campus Room & Board$6,400
Off-campus Expenses$6,200
2023-2024 Estimates
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$6,382
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,130

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, SEARK College' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Arkansas, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $8,461.
In-StateOut-of-State
Southeast Arkansas College$4,960$8,260
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arkansas 2-4 Years Colleges$13,726
Public Schools$5,423$8,461
Private Schools$17,236

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between SEARK College 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
Southeast Arkansas CollegePine Bluff, AR$4,960$8,260
Arkansas State University Mid-SouthWest Memphis, AR$3,552$4,560

Financial Aid and COA

At Southeast Arkansas College, 979 students (98%) 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 $6,191.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at SEARK College is $16,469 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 39 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 $5,204 and the average amount of student loans is $4,379.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$19,360$22,660
Tuition & Fees$4,960$8,260
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,400$14,400
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,169$16,469
Average Financial Aid$6,191$6,191
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship97998%$6,191
Pell Grants58358%$4,781
Federal Student Loan20020%$5,350
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid39100%-
Grants or Scholarships39100%$5,204
Federal Grants2974%$6,081
Pell Grants2974%$6,081
Other Federal Grants0--
State/Local Grants821%$1,082
Institutional Grants2154%$855
Student Loan Aid923%$4,379
Federal Student Loans923%$4,379
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level3131$5,901
0-30,0002222$6,646
30,001-48,00022$5,279
48,001-75,00055$3,639
75,001-110,00011$4,384
110,001 or more11$3,576

Student Population

Southeast Arkansas College has a total of 898 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 301 male students and 696 female students attending SEARK College. The school offers online degree programs and 302 students enrolled online exclusively (33.63% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate997 301696

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1900 S Hazel Street, Pine Bluff, AR
Phone870-543-5900
WEBhttps://www.seark.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered66 Programs
Online Program Offered5 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population898
Graduation Rate23%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate54% (Full-time), 37% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate9 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties44 (Full-time), 34 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs124 (Full-time), 59 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$44,753
Average Staff Salary$45,185