Rich Mountain Community College in Mena

Mena, AR

Rich Mountain Community College offers 104-degree programs and 3 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 32.3% are women, and 67.7% are men. 1% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at Rich Mountain Community College is 5714$, that is at the level of national average. 23% of full-time Rich Mountain Community College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $22,000, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Rich Mountain Community College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$5,714
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Rich Mountain Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$5,483
$30,001 - $48,000$6,144
$48,001 - $75,000$7,065
$75,001 - $110,000$6,360
$110,001+--

Finance

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  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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12%

Types of financial aids

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423 of Rich Mountain Community College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 42 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Rich Mountain Community College number 44 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Arkansas.

Students at Rich Mountain Community College awarded 4 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$22,000

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Rich Mountain Community College.

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students must complete their preparation at another institution for certain areas of specialization

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Graduation Rate

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23%
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Rich Mountain Community College graduation rate is below the national average.

23% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Rich Mountain Community College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Rich Mountain Community College is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

15:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

12
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1%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Rich Mountain Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Rich Mountain Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Arkansas.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Rich Mountain Community College offers 104 programs in total: 38 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 38 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, and 28 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 89 universities in Arkansas state. Rich Mountain Community College is one of the few institutions in Arkansas that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 3 distance learning programs that are offered in the Rich Mountain Community College: 3 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Arkansas state average data to help you compare.

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Rich Mountain Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 565 students with 16947 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 1100 College Dr

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +4793947622

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: rmcc.edu

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