Arkansas Northeastern College

Arkansas Northeastern College

Arkansas Northeastern College, often abbreviated as ANC, is a two-year, public community college, located in Blytheville, Arkansas. It was initially christened as Mississippi County Community College. Later, it was merged with the Cotton Boll Technical Institute, and given its present name. The college offers Associate degrees and technical certificates in a wide range of subjects.

Arkansas Northeastern College is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Allied Health
  • Communications and Humanities
  • Mathematics and Science
  • Occupational Programs
  • Technical Programs and Training

The college encourages students to participate in a number of intramural sports, including volleyball, basketball, and many other seasonal sports, through the Briggs/Sebaugh Wellness Center.

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Arkansas Northeastern College
2501 S Division
Blytheville , AR 72316-1109

Arkansas Northeastern Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine176EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts91general studies
Mechanics and Repair29industrial electronics tech, HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Education and Teaching22teacher ed, early childhood education
Transportation22truck and bus driver
Business and Management18business, accounting, retail
Medical Support and Technology11dental assistant
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and police
Production Trades9welding
Engineering Technician4metallurgical tech, industrial tech
Landscaping and Horticulture4applied horticulture
Medical Administration3medical transcription
Family and Social Work3child development

Number of programs and degrees for Arkansas Northeastern in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1289
Associate's degree20210
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years738

Arkansas Northeastern Student Body

In 2007-2008, Arkansas Northeastern had a total enrollment of 1,800 students (1,162 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 26%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 22%
20-21 13%
22-24 11%
25-29 12%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Arkansas Northeastern Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 35 %
Part-Time 27 %

Arkansas Northeastern Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Blytheville, Arkansas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Arkansas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Arkansas Northeastern Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,888
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,288
Books and supplies $ 814

Financial Aid:
Arkansas Northeastern participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1286000)

Arkansas Northeastern Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2751

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year3$60,3952*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$60,3952*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year24$43,04649$42,334
All faculty totalacademic year24$43,04649$42,334

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Arkansas Northeastern Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Engineering Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Metallurgical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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