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Phillips Community College Of The University Of Arkansas

Phillips Community College Of The University Of Arkansas

Phillips County Community College of the University of Arkansas, also known as PCCCUA, was established in the year 1965. It is a public college with three campuses: DeWitt Campus located in Arkansas County, Helena-West Helena Campus located between Helena and West Helena, and Stuttgart Campus located at Arkansas. PCCCUA offers associate degrees and technical and proficiency certificates in various fields of study. Major degrees are also offered in a wide range of subjects. The institution also provides continuing education opportunities. In addition, several classes are available through on-line programs.

PCCCUA strives to maintain an active student life. The university is home to various student-run clubs and organizations including Phi Theta Kappa honor society and the book club.

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Contacting PCCUA

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
1000 Campus Drive
Helena , AR 72342-0785
General Phone: (870) 338-6474
http://www.pccua.edu

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PCCUA Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts73liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine54EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Family and Social Work37child care provider, social work
Education and Teaching34early childhood education
Computer Science and Engineering29computer networking, network management, computer support
Beauty and Cosmetology14cosmetology, make-up artist
Production Trades14welding
Office and Administration13administrative assistant
Medical Administration11medical records tech
Medical Support and Technology9health service and sciences, phlebotomy
Media7printing equipment operation, platemaker/imager
Business and Management6business management, MIS
Engineering Technician5instrumentation tech, industrial tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year9713
Associate's degree15812
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years517

PCCUA Student Body

In 2007-2008, PCCUA had a total enrollment of 2,337 students (1,313 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Black 44%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 33%
18-19 16%
20-21 10%
22-24 8%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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

ResidencePercent
Arkansas96%
Mississippi4%

PCCUA Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 24 %

PCCUA Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Helena, 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.

PCCUA Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,300
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,440
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
PCCUA participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 110400)

PCCUA Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year8$47,8336$43,419
All faculty totalcalendar year8$47,8336$43,419

*: 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
Instructoracademic year14$36,55251$38,541
All faculty totalacademic year14$36,55251$38,541

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

PCCUA Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Make-Up Artist/Specialist

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Instrumentation Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Media
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Platemaker/Imager

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist

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)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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PCCUA Highlights

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What Sets PCCUA Apart:

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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%PCCUA Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%PCCUA % of degrees in media
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%PCCUA % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%PCCUA % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%PCCUA % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%PCCUA % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%PCCUA % of degrees in production trades
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%PCCUA % of degrees in office and administration
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%PCCUA Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%PCCUA Number of degree programs

Notable:
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 Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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