East Arkansas Community College

East Arkansas Community College

East Arkansas Community College, established in 1974 and also referred to as EACC, is a coeducational community college located in Forrest City, Arkansas, United States. The college offers two-year associate degrees in various arts and science subjects.

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Contacting East Arkansas Community College

East Arkansas Community College
1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City , AR 72335
General Phone: (870) 633-4480

East Arkansas Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts82liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Engineering Technician62engineering technology, electronics tech, manufacturing tech, CAD and design
Nursing and Emergency Medicine31EMT paramedic, registered nursing, medication aide
Security and Law Enforcement24criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police
Medical Support and Technology18health service and sciences, radiation therapist
Office and Administration16administrative assistant, general office occupations
Business and Management9business management, MIS
Hospitality4hospitality management, hotel management
Education and Teaching1teacher ed
Computer Science and Engineering1web design
Family and Social Work1child care management

Number of programs and degrees for East Arkansas Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11111
Associate's degree1259
Award of less than 1 academic year136

East Arkansas Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, East Arkansas Community College had a total enrollment of 1,547 students (1,100 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 41%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 19%
20-21 18%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 9%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

East Arkansas Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 45 %

East Arkansas Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Forrest City, 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.

East Arkansas Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,130
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,550
Books and supplies $ 900

Financial Aid:
East Arkansas Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1226000)

East Arkansas Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year6$54,1154$42,425
All faculty totalcalendar year6$54,1154$42,425

*: 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 year10$49,93120$43,900
All faculty totalacademic year10$49,93120$43,900

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

East Arkansas Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Medication Aide
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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East Arkansas Community College Highlights

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What Sets East Arkansas Community College Apart:

Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%East Arkansas Community College Number of students
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%East Arkansas Community College % of degrees in office and administration
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%East Arkansas Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%East Arkansas Community College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%East Arkansas Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%East Arkansas Community College Salaries of full-time faculty

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

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