Arkansas State University-Beebe

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,400
2.04% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$7,930
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
8.03%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
3,739
49.9% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
32.7%
198 Graduates

About

Arkansas State University-Beebe is a higher education institution located in White County, AR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Arkansas State University-Beebe were .

In 2017, 1,624 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arkansas State University-Beebe. 50.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,371 degrees), 17.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University-Beebe is $2,400, which is $-5,014 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University-Beebe is $2,400, which is $-5,014 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,930.

In 2017, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,400
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Arkansas State University-Beebe was $2,400. The cost of tuition at Arkansas State University-Beebe is $-5,014 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,930
2017 Value
11%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Arkansas State University-Beebe had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,930. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Arkansas State University-Beebe grew by 11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,151
Room and Board
$1,256
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arkansas State University-Beebe was of $7,151 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,256. The cost of room and board increased by 7.92% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
14%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Arkansas State University-Beebe received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.79% with respect to 2016, when 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
8.03%
2016 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Arkansas State University-Beebe was 8.03%, which represents 33 out of the 411 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Arkansas State University-Beebe has a total enrollment of 3,739 students. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University-Beebe is 1,867 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,872. This means that 49.9% of students enrolled at Arkansas State University-Beebe are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Arkansas State University-Beebe, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.6% White, 6.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.15% Black or African American, 3.77% Two or More Races, 0.669% Asian, 0.588% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Arkansas State University-Beebe in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (48.1%), followed by White Male (32.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.75%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arkansas State University-Beebe, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,739 students. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University-Beebe is 1,867 and the part-time enrollment is 1,872. This means that 49.9% of students enrolled at Arkansas State University-Beebe are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Arkansas State University-Beebe was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Arkansas State University-Beebe had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,978
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    243
  3. Black or African American
    230

The enrolled student population at Arkansas State University-Beebe is 79.6% White, 6.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.15% Black or African American, 3.77% Two or More Races, 0.669% Asian, 0.588% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 82 students (2.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 22 more women than men received degrees from Arkansas State University-Beebe. The majority of degree recipients at Arkansas State University-Beebe are white (1,371 degrees awarded). There were 17.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Arkansas State University-Beebe is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Arkansas State University-Beebe, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (148 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (246 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (105 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Beebe are Police officers (123,376 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (108,005 people), Other managers (107,165 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (44,131 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (42,552 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Beebe are Precision Production (148 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (246 degrees), Engineering Technologies (105 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (518 degrees), and Protective Services (114 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Beebe are Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Marketing managers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Beebe are Precision Production (148 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (246 degrees), Engineering Technologies (105 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (518 degrees), and Protective Services (114 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Beebe are Justice, public order, & safety activities (305,353 people), Elementary & secondary schools (192,322 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (89,059 people), Computer Systems Design (74,660 people), and Construction (72,590 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Beebe are Precision Production (148 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (246 degrees), Engineering Technologies (105 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (518 degrees), and Protective Services (114 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Arkansas State University-Beebe.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Arkansas State University-Beebe was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 801
  2. 823

In 2017, 801 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University-Beebe, which is 0.973 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (823).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University-Beebe in Welding Technology, which is 12.6 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 175 degrees were awarded to women at Arkansas State University-Beebe in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.97 times more than the 89 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 25% of students graduating from Arkansas State University-Beebe completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Arkansas State University-Beebe is Male and Hispanic or Latino (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,371 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    79 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arkansas State University-Beebe is white (1,371 degrees awarded). There were 17.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

0.739% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    713 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    658 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Arkansas State University-Beebe is white female (713 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (658 degrees).

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Operations

Arkansas State University-Beebe has an endowment valued at nearly $726k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $173k (23.8%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Arkansas State University-Beebe had a total salary expenditure of $33.5M. Arkansas State University-Beebe employs 66 Instructors, 31 Assistant professors, and 10 Associate professors. Most academics at Arkansas State University-Beebe are Female Instructors (34), Male Instructors(32), and Male Assistant professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arkansas State University-Beebe are: Management, with 39 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$726k
2017 Endowment
17.1%
growth from 2016

Arkansas State University-Beebe has an endowment valued at about $726k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Arkansas State University-Beebe grew 17.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.93M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.67M - Federal
  2. $1.16M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Arkansas State University-Beebe received $1.67M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.16M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.9M
2017 Salaries
2.84%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Arkansas State University-Beebe paid a median of $14.9M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($33.5M) and a 2.84% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.02% decline from 2015 and a 7.43% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.25M
Instructional Salaries
109
Number of Employees

In 2017, Arkansas State University-Beebe paid a total of $5.25M to 109 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
66 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Arkansas State University-Beebe were Instructor with 66 employees; Assistant professor with 31 employees; and Assistant professor with 10 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arkansas State University-Beebe were Management with 39 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Arkansas State University-Beebe was Female Instructor with 34 employees, Male Instructor with 32 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Arkansas State University-Beebe.

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