Public 2 Year

South Arkansas Community College

El Dorado, Arkansas

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South Arkansas Community College overview
Location El Dorado, Arkansas
Online southark.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Remote Town
South Arkansas Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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South Arkansas Community College (SouthArk) is a public two-year institution located in El Dorado, Arkansas, primarily serving students from the southern region of the state. Established in 1992 through the merger of Southern Arkansas University?El Dorado Branch and Oil Belt Technical College, SouthArk offers a variety of certificate and associate degree programs, focusing on technical and vocational education as well as general studies. The campus is set in a small city environment, providing a quiet, intimate atmosphere for learning, with available student housing options for those interested in an on-campus living experience. SouthArk is recognized for its programs in health sciences, including nursing and allied health fields. With open admissions, SouthArk is accessible to a broad range of students seeking postsecondary education and workforce development opportunities. The college does not have a focus on intercollegiate athletics but provides recreational activities and facilities for student engagement.

South Arkansas Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  486 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 676 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $2,328 plus fees of $996.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for South Arkansas Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,635
Other Fees$996
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,941
Other Expenses Budget$7,085
Total One Year Cost$19,673

Arkansas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for South Arkansas Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,635
Other Fees$996
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,941
Budget for Other Expenses$7,085
Total One Year Cost$19,985

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$31,900 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by South Arkansas Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 41%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 18%
Precision Production Trades 14%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 8%
Business 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107974 IPEDS survey data for South Arkansas Community College.

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