The price of education: Which 2-year Arkansas schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Arkansas residents attending two-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock, Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design and Washington Barber College Inc, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported by two-year schools to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock
Rock
129
$18,690
2
Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design
Rock
--
$18,400
3
Washington Barber College Inc
Rock
63
$17,000
4
Remington College-Little Rock Campus
Rock
34
$16,950
5
The Salon Professional Academy-North Little Rock
Rock
95
$15,990
6
Career Academy of Hair Design-Fayetteville
Fayetteville
--
$15,944
7
Career Academy of Hair Design-Rogers
Rogers
--
$15,944
8
Career Academy of Hair Design - Fort Smith
Smith
--
$15,944
9
Career Academy of Hair Design
Springdale
169
$15,944
10
Career Academy of Hair Design-Siloam Springs
Springs
--
$15,944
11
Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville
Fayetteville
228
$15,881
12
New Tyler Barber College Inc
Rock
50
$15,825
13
New Beginnings Beauty Academy
Bluff
17
$15,820
14
Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School
Rock
385
$15,500
15
Bryan University
Rogers
53
$15,433
16
C. Alexander School of Cosmetology
Rock
12
$15,000
17
Academy of Salon and Spa
Smith
58
$15,000
18
Hot Springs Beauty College
Springs
38
$15,000
19
Designer Barber & Stylist School -
Springdale
--
$14,910
20
Searcy Beauty College
Searcy
67
$14,900
21
Designer Barber & Stylist School
Smith
67
$14,900
22
Arkansas Beauty College
Russellville
27
$14,400
23
Professional Cosmetology Education Center
Dorado
28
$14,350
24
Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas
Fayetteville
106
$14,250
25
Velvatex College of Beauty Culture
Rock
14
$13,712
26
Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Conway
Conway
70
$12,980
27
Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
59
$12,980
28
Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro
Jonesboro
65
$12,980
29
Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Fort Smith
Smith
41
$12,980
30
The Beauty School
Home
21
$12,750
31
Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock
Rock
115
$10,700
32
Academy of Professional Cosmetology
Rogers
67
$10,470
33
Baptist Health College-Little Rock
Rock
676
$10,439
34
River Valley School of Massage
Russellville
15
$9,800
35
Shorter College
Rock
521
$5,500
36
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College
Rock
6,038
$5,252
37
Southern Arkansas University Tech
Camden
1,010
$4,977
38
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
Bentonville
7,715
$4,663
39
National Park College
Springs
2,768
$4,100
40
College of the Ouachitas
Malvern
1,272
$3,890
41
Southeast Arkansas College
Bluff
1,304
$3,855
42
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
Queen
1,506
$3,840
43
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
Morrilton
1,921
$3,380
44
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
Helena
1,636
$3,320
45
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
Mena
938
$3,216
46
East Arkansas Community College
City
1,045
$3,180
47
Black River Technical College
Pocahontas
1,530
$3,168
48
Arkansas State University Mid-South
Memphis
1,561
$3,154
49
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope
Hope
1,536
$3,070
50
University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - Texarkana
Texarkana
--
$3,070
51
South Arkansas Community College
Dorado
1,481
$3,012
52
Ozarka College
Melbourne
1,186
$3,004
53
Arkansas State University-Beebe
Beebe
3,739
$2,880
54
North Arkansas College
Harrison
1,821
$2,880
55
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
Home
1,410
$2,856
56
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
Batesville
1,246
$2,818
57
Arkansas State University-Newport
Newport
2,512
$2,760
58
Arkansas Northeastern College
Blytheville
1,474
$2,598
59
Northwest Technical Institute
Springdale
175
$2,326
60
Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute
City
164
$1,350


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Organizations in this Story

Academy of Professional Cosmetology Academy of Salon and Spa Arkansas Beauty College Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design Arkansas Northeastern College Arkansas State University Mid-South Arkansas State University-Beebe Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Arkansas State University-Newport Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Fort Smith Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Jacksonville Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Conway Baptist Health College-Little Rock Black River Technical College Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville Bryan University C. Alexander School of Cosmetology Career Academy of Hair Design Career Academy of Hair Design - Fort Smith Career Academy of Hair Design-Fayetteville Career Academy of Hair Design-Rogers Career Academy of Hair Design-Siloam Springs College of the Ouachitas Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute Designer Barber & Stylist School Designer Barber & Stylist School - East Arkansas Community College Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock Hot Springs Beauty College Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School National Park College New Beginnings Beauty Academy New Tyler Barber College Inc North Arkansas College NorthWest Arkansas Community College Northwest Technical Institute Ozarka College Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Professional Cosmetology Education Center Remington College-Little Rock Campus River Valley School of Massage Searcy Beauty College Shorter College South Arkansas Community College Southeast Arkansas College Southern Arkansas University Tech The Beauty School The Salon Professional Academy-North Little Rock University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - Texarkana University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville University of Arkansas Community College-Hope University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College Velvatex College of Beauty Culture Washington Barber College Inc

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