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North Arkansas College

Harrison, AR

At A Glance

Main Address

1515 Pioneer Dr

Harrison, AR 72601-5508

www.northark.edu

Admission Office

1515 Pioneer Drive

Harrison, AR 72601

(870) 391-3505

Fax : (870) 391-3339

admissions@northark.edu

Contact : Charla Jennings

Registrar & Director of Admissions

Type of School

Small

Public

community college

technical college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 1423

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 1,676

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 389

In-State Tuition : $3,090.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $5,940.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Rural

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : May 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 43.0%
Health Professions : 27.0%
Business/Marketing : 14.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agriculture, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General C
Business/Commerce, General A
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies C
Small Business Administration/Management C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming, Specific Applications C
Computer Programming/Programmer, General C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C

Construction Trades
Carpentry/Carpenter C
Construction Trades, General C

Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Biomedical Technology/Technician A
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician C
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician A
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician C
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist C
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist A
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Surgical Technology/Technologist A C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician C
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician C

Precision Production
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist C
Welding Technology/Welder C

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A C
Forensic Science and Technology A C

Social Sciences
Criminology A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation C
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Independent Study

Student-Designed Major

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Internships

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

250 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : community health resource center, lyric theater, food pantry for students

Geographic Location : 75 miles from Fayetteville, AR, 45 miles from Branson, MO

Large Town

Rural

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 1,676

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 389

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,286

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 25

Full time students average age : 23

In state students : 93.0%

Out of state students : 7.0%

Part Time students : 31.0%

Percentage of males : 38.0%

Percentage of females : 62.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 1.0%

Asian : 1.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 9.0%

White : 84.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Pioneers

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Economically disadvantaged students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Pre-admission summer program

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Archery

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Racquetball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Rodeo

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Weightlifting

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Enrolled : 389

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Allied health programs require separate application.

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 8.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 13.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 16.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 36.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 15.0%

1.00 - 1.99 : 5.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: AP credit is awarded in most cases for a score of 3 or above. AP credit is not awarded for a course the student has already completed at the college/university level.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

0

English

0

0

Math

0

0

Science

0

0

Science Lab

0

0

Social Studies

0

0

Foreign Language

0

0

Academic Electives

0

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

--

ART 1003

All

Biology

3

--

BIOL 1014

All

Calculus AB

3

--

MAT 2204

All

5

--

MAT 2204 & 2304

All

Calculus BC

4

--

MAT 2204 & 2304

All

Chemistry

3

--

CHEM 1415

All

5

--

CHEM 1415 & 1425

All

Computer Science Principles

3

--

CIS 1103

All

English Language and Composition

3

--

ENGL 1013

All

English Literature and Composition

3

--

ENGL 1013 or *ENGL 1023

All

Environmental Science

3

--

BIOL 1144

All

European History

3

--

HIST1113

All

4

--

HISt1 1113 and HIST 1123

All

Human Geography

3

--

GEOG 2003

All

Macroeconomics

3

--

ECON 2313

All

Microeconomics

3

--

ECON 2323

All

Physics B

3

--

PHYS 2014

All

5

--

PHYS 2014 & 2024

All

Psychology

3

--

PSYC 2003

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

--

FL 1303

All

Statistics

3

--

MAT 2133

All

United States Government and Politics

3

--

PLSC 2003

All

United States History

3

--

HIST 2003

All

5

--

HIST 2003 & HIST 2013

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

Biology

50

4

Calculus with Elementary Functions

65

3

Chemistry

55

8

College Algebra

54

3

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

63

3

Introductory Psychology

55

3

Introductory Sociology

59

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

54

3

Principles of Microeconomics

54

3

Western Civilization I

60

3

Western Civilization II

60

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Jennifer Haddock

Financial aid office phone : (870) 391-3266

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $74.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $169.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$3,090.00

$3,090.00

$3,090.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$5,940.00

$5,940.00

$5,940.00

Room only:

--

$6,299.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,168.00

$1,168.00

$1,168.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$4,826.00

$2,512.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$2,279.00

$2,279.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$4,258.00

$17,662.00

$9,049.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$7,108.00

$20,512.00

$11,899.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Softball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

Students on academic suspension at prior institution not accepted. ACT or COMPASS required for students taking math or English courses.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $35.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $5,940.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $6,299.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $169.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 80

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students