National Park Community College

Institution Details

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National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs
School Setting Suburb: Small: Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population less than 100,000.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
PresidentSally Carder
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Not applicable

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 3,559
Number of Men 1,348
Number of Women 2,211
Percentage Women62%
Percentage Men38 %
Full-time Students 1588
Part-time Students 1971
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 24 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
In-state Tuition $2,880
Books and Supplies $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $390
Out of State Tuition $390
Application Fee $0
Estimated Total$4,860

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid9886
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 74%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$4,299
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 84%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,412
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 69%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,935
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 48%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,388
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

General Studies191
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse75
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies50
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels37
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General36
Criminal Justice/Police Science24
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training19
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)18
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician17
Hospitality Administration/Management, General16
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician15
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist13
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/11
Commercial and Advertising Art11
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician9

Degrees Awarded by Level

Associate's Degree421
Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate143
Award of Less Than 1 academic year33

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (501) 760-4100
Institution’s internet website address
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.