Arkansas State University-Newport

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,304
5.88% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,987
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.47%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,941
39.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
34.7%
115 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 949 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arkansas State University-Newport. 58.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (715 degrees), 5.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (135 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University-Newport is $2,304, which is $−5,676 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University-Newport is $2,304, which is $−5,676 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,987.

In 2020, 70% of undergraduate students attending Arkansas State University-Newport received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,304
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Arkansas State University-Newport was $2,304. The cost of tuition at Arkansas State University-Newport is $−5,676 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$8,987
2020 Value
7.33%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Arkansas State University-Newport had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,987. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Arkansas State University-Newport grew by 7.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,392
Room and Board
$548
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arkansas State University-Newport was of $8,392 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $548. The cost of room and board increased by 3.01% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Arkansas State University-Newport received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 29.6% with respect to 2019, when 54% 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.
4.47%
2018 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Arkansas State University-Newport was 4.47%, which represents 13 out of the 291 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-Newport has a total enrollment of 1,941 students. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University-Newport is 767 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,174. This means that 39.5% of students enrolled at Arkansas State University-Newport are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Arkansas State University-Newport, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.5% White, 14.6% Black or African American, 4.53% Hispanic or Latino, 1.65% Two or More Races, 0.618% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.155% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Arkansas State University-Newport in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.6%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Black or African American Female (10.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arkansas State University-Newport, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,941 students. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University-Newport is 767 and the part-time enrollment is 1,174. This means that 39.5% of students enrolled at Arkansas State University-Newport are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2020 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-Newport was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Arkansas State University-Newport had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,427
  2. Black or African American
    284
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    88

The enrolled student population at Arkansas State University-Newport is 73.5% White, 14.6% Black or African American, 4.53% Hispanic or Latino, 1.65% Two or More Races, 0.618% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.155% Asian, and 0% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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 (4.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 169 more women than men received degrees from Arkansas State University-Newport. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Arkansas State University-Newport is white (715 degrees awarded). There were 5.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (135 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Arkansas State University-Newport, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (93 degrees), and Construction (26 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Newport are Elementary & middle school teachers (73,311 people), Other managers (61,946 people), Construction managers (38,302 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (33,007 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (27,056 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Newport are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (93 degrees), Construction (26 degrees), Agriculture (25 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (210 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-Newport are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Other financial specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Newport are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (93 degrees), Construction (26 degrees), Agriculture (25 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (210 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Newport are Elementary & secondary schools (133,127 people), Construction (98,692 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (61,066 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (36,529 people), and Air transportation (36,260 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University-Newport are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (93 degrees), Construction (26 degrees), Agriculture (25 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (210 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-Newport.
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-Newport was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

390
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
559
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 390 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University-Newport, which is 0.698 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (559).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University-Newport in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 10.5 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 158 degrees were awarded to women at Arkansas State University-Newport in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.59 times more than the 44 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 12% of students graduating from Arkansas State University-Newport completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% within 200%.

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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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (44.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Arkansas State University-Newport is Male and White (44.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 1.74% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    715 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    135 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arkansas State University-Newport is white (715 degrees awarded). There were 5.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (135 degrees).

3.9% of degree recipients (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    401 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    314 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Arkansas State University-Newport is white female (401 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (314 degrees).

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Operations

Arkansas State University-Newport has an endowment valued at nearly $2.17M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $126k (5.77%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Arkansas State University-Newport had a total salary expenditure of $21.7M. Arkansas State University-Newport employs 37 Instructors, 27 Assistant professors, and 4 Associate professors. Most academics at Arkansas State University-Newport are Female Assistant professors (22), Male Instructors(20), and Female Instructors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arkansas State University-Newport are: Management, with 26 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 23 employees, and Service with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.17M
2020 Endowment
5.07%
growth from 2019

Arkansas State University-Newport has an endowment valued at about $2.17M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Arkansas State University-Newport grew 5.07% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.25M 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: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $616k - Federal
  2. $1.83M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Arkansas State University-Newport received $616k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.83M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.66M
2020 Salaries
1.87%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Arkansas State University-Newport paid a median of $9.66M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($21.7M) and a 1.87% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.39% growth from 2018 and a 2.18% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.4M
Instructional Salaries
69
Number of Employees

In 2020, Arkansas State University-Newport paid a total of $3.4M to 69 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
26 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Arkansas State University-Newport were Instructor with 37 employees; Assistant professor with 27 employees; and Assistant professor with 4 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arkansas State University-Newport were Management with 26 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees; and Service with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Arkansas State University-Newport was Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, Male Instructor with 20 employees, and Female Instructor with 17 employees.

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

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