University Of Arkansas Community College Hope

University Of Arkansas Community College Hope

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, also known as UACCH, was originally established as the Red River Vocational-Technical School in 1965. It became the River Technical College in 1991, and was absorbed as a part of the University of Arkansas System in 1996. The same year, the institute was christened the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope. The 72-acre campus of UACCH is situated in Hope, Arkansas.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope offers a large number of associate's degrees, technical certificates, and certificates of proficiency through the following academic divisions:

  • Arts & Humanities Division
  • Business Technology Division
  • Health Professions Division
  • Math & Science Division
  • Technical & Industrial Division

The students of UACCH are involved in clubs and organizations such as the Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa, African American Club, Lambda Beta Society, Wesley Fellowship, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Rodeo Club, and Student Government Association. The university offers financial aid to the students through Institutional Scholarships, Business Technology Scholarships, Criminal Justice Scholarships, Liberal Arts Scholarships, Health Professions Scholarships, Teaching Scholarships, Transfer Scholarships, and Single Parent Scholarships.

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Contacting UACCH

University of Arkansas Community College-Hope
2500 S Main
Hope , AR 71802-0140
General Phone: (870) 777-5722

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UACCH Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts74liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine44EMT ambulance attendant, EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair38industrial electronics tech, HVAC, industrial mechanics, heavy equipment maintenance tech, diesel mechanics
Family and Social Work22child care management, child care provider
Business and Management14business, accounting technology
Medical Administration8medical office management
Funeral and Mortuary Science7funeral and mortuary
Production Trades5welding
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement4criminal justice and police
Education and Teaching2teacher ed
Office and Administration1general office occupations
Medical Support and Technology1respiratory care tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year6110
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7212
Associate's degree9212

UACCH Student Body

In 2007-2008, UACCH had a total enrollment of 1,299 students (920 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 60%
Black 35%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 11%
18-19 22%
20-21 14%
22-24 12%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

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


UACCH Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 13 %

UACCH Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Hope, 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.

UACCH Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,016
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,696
Books and supplies $ 1,030

Financial Aid:
UACCH participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 573200)

UACCH Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2119

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year2*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*2*

*: 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 year19$41,15417$38,701
All faculty totalacademic year19$41,15417$38,701

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

UACCH Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

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

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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UACCH Highlights

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What Sets UACCH Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%UACCH % of degrees in family and social work
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%UACCH Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 10%UACCH Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%UACCH Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%UACCH % of degrees in mechanics and repair

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checked Remedial classes for students
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checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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