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


Arkansas residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute, Northwest Technical Institute and Arkansas Northeastern College, 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 lowest in-state tuition?

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


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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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