Cossatot Community College Of The University Of Arkansas

Cossatot Community College Of The University Of Arkansas

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas, CCCUA, is a two-year community college in De Queen, Arkansas that was founded in 1975. In addition to the main campus, CCCUA operates the Little River County Campus in Ashdown, and the Howard County Campus in Nashville.

CCCUA offers the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of General Studies degrees. Technical certificates and certificates of proficiency programs are also available. Students can opt for courses in fields like business, technology, humanities, science, education, and health services. These are offered through the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Business and Agriculture
  • Division of Math, Science and Education
  • Division of Nursing & Allied Health
  • Division of Public Service Technical
  • Division of Skilled & Technical Sciences

CCCUA students are involved in various clubs and organizations like Phi Theta Kappa, the Journalism Club, the Arkansas Licensed Practical Nursing Association, SkillsUSA, and Baptist Collegiate Ministries. Eligible candidates are also provided financial assistance in the form of loans, grants, work study programs, and scholarships. Among the scholarships offered are the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Sevier County, SkillsUSA College Level Scholarship, and the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship.

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Contacting CCCUA

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
183 Hwy 399
De Queen , AR 71832
General Phone: (870) 584-4471

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CCCUA Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts69liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine35registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Education and Teaching22teacher ed, early childhood education, ESL instruction
Family and Social Work19child development
Business and Management10business, MIS
Medical Administration7medical transcription
Production Trades7welding
Computer Science and Engineering7computer product certification
Mechanics and Repair6autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Construction Trades4carpentry
Medical Support and Technology2medical assistant
Office and Administration1administrative assistant

Number of programs and degrees for CCCUA in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year606
Associate's degree969
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years334

CCCUA Student Body

In 2007-2008, CCCUA had a total enrollment of 1,115 students (869 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 76%
Black 12%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 20%
18-19 16%
20-21 10%
22-24 10%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

CCCUA Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 100 %

CCCUA Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of De Queen, 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.

CCCUA Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,950
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,250
Books and supplies $ 1,100

Financial Aid:
CCCUA participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2220900)

CCCUA Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track818

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year8$39,76018$41,270
All faculty totalacademic year8$39,76018$41,270

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

CCCUA Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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CCCUA Highlights

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What Sets CCCUA Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 10%CCCUA Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%CCCUA % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%CCCUA % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of students
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Top 12%CCCUA Number of students
Number of degree programs
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Top 13%CCCUA Number of degree programs

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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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