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Arkansas Colleges

Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average cost of attendance (COA) of Arkansas Colleges is $26,417 for undergraduate schools and $30,246 for graduate schools. The following table and chart illustrate costs of attendance including tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs by degree offering and residence type.
Costs of Attendance (2020-2021)
Arkansas Colleges
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate$4,789$11,757 $2,155$12,505$13,271
Graduate$7,526$15,586 $2,155$12,505$13,271
[CHART#1] Costs of Attendance for Arkansas Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Arkansas Colleges is $4,789 for in-state students and $11,757 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Arkansas Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average$3,430$1,358 $10,474$1,283
Public Schools$3,430$1,358 $6,267$1,340
4 Years or High$5,719$2,326 $12,896$2,326
2-4 Years$2,390$919 $3,448$938
Less Than 2 Years-- $2,016$310
Private Schools-- $18,641$1,158
4 Years or High-- $21,031$1,028
2-4 Years-- $10,873$1,679
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#2] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees for Arkansas Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Arkansas Colleges is $7,526 for in-state students and $15,586 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Graduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Arkansas Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average Costs$5,837$1,689$14,369$1,218
Public Schools$5,837$1,689$11,575$1,689
Private Schools--$19,025$276
[CHART#3] Graduate Tuition & Fees for Arkansas Colleges

Room & Board, Other Living Costs

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average On-campus living costs of Arkansas Colleges is $12,505 and off-campus living costs is $13,271. The following table and chart illustrate living costs and other expenses by school controls and levels.
Room & Board, Other Living Costs (2020-2021)
Arkansas Colleges
On-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
Average$8,306$4,199$8,241$5,030
Public Schools$8,208$5,041 $8,324$5,910
4 Years or High$8,806$4,787 $9,101$5,825
2-4 Years$6,214$5,887 $7,945$6,440
Less Than 2 Years-- $3,968$2,000
Private Schools$8,412$3,288 $8,144$3,995
4 Years or High$8,412$3,288 $8,019$3,456
2-4 Years-- $8,550$5,744
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#4] Room & Board, Other Living Costs for Arkansas Colleges

Tuition per Credit Hours

For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate costs per credit hour of Arkansas Colleges is $138 for in-state students and $372 for out-of-state students. For graduate schools, the cost per credit hour is $316 for in-state students and $661 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate the average costs credit per hour by school controls and levels.
Tuition per Credit Hours (2020-2021)
Arkansas Colleges
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Average$138$372 $316$661
Public Schools$138$257 $316$628
4 Years or High$215$479 $316$628
2-4 Years$103$155 --
Less Than 2 Years$52$52 --
Private Schools-$633 -$723
4 Years or High-$687 -$723
2-4 Years-$281 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
2-4 years and less than 2 years colleges do not offer graduate programs or not report its costs.
[CHART#5] Tuition per Credit Hours for Arkansas Colleges