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Dear Student, I am very excited that you are exploring the many opportunities that UACCB offers. Our team of dedicated faculty and staff at UACCB is focused on providing a learning experience that allows you to “… live the life you have imagined.” UACCB provides you with access to career and workforce education that leads directly to employment. UACCB’s career and technical students who earn certificates enjoy high employment rates and earn wages above the state average. UACCB also enjoys a substantial general education transfer program. With over sixty 2+2 partnerships with many four-year institutions across the state, you can find just the right program to meet your educational needs. Under the guidance of our student-centered faculty and staff who provide academic and student support services, UACCB students receive the tools to achieve success. UACCB is committed to providing affordable educational opportunities close to home. Whether you are taking the first step in earning a degree, learning a new skill or taking a class for fun, I’m confident UACCB can help you achieve your educational goals.

Deborah Frazier, Chancellor

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$3,719 Average state 2-year college

full-time student tuition & fees

$8,477 Average state 4-year college

full-time student tuition & fees

$3,555

UACCB annual tuition & fees for a full-time student completing 30 credit hours in district Amounts shown based on annualized in-state tuition and fees. Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Cost Calculator Tuition (per semester) $____ per hour X ____ hours

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*The majority of books are available for rent. Exceptions include access codes, cosmetology, nursing/medical, selected accounting, and computer books.

Financial Aid Facts

76%

of UACCB students received financial aid

$389,586

awarded in institutional and foundation scholarships to UACCB students

Based on UACCB institutional data from 2017-18 academic year (870) 612-2000

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Getting to know

UACCB has something for everyone. Whether you are beginning your college career, seeking continuing education or looking for personal enrichment courses, the faculty and staff at UACCB are dedicated to offering a personalized experience to help you achieve your educational goals. UACCB’s daytime, evening and online classes make it easier to earn a degree through flexible scheduling. Specialized programs such as cosmetology, nursing, EMT-Paramedic and Industrial Technology are offered in modern facilities with updated technology at affordable costs. A seamless path to earning a bachelor’s degree is provided through the 60 plus program agreements UACCB has with several 4-year universities. No matter your goals, UACCB can help you reach them. Your seat is waiting!


17:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Textbooks are available to rent from the UACCB bookstore**

$20

387

degrees awarded* 5

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per credit hour

*Includes associate degrees, associate of applied science degrees, certificates of proficiency and technical certificates awarded in 2017-18. **The majority of books are available for rent. Exceptions include access codes, cosmetology, nursing/medical, selected accounting, and computer books.


Degree & Certificate Programs Certificate of Proficiency Agriculture Business Animal Science Crime Scene Investigation* Early Childhood Education Emergency Medical Technician-Basic HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) Information Assurance Law Enforcement Administration* Mechatronics Medical Billing and Coding Networking Nursing Assistant Plant Science Soil Science Web, Multimedia, and Information Design Welding

Associate of Arts General Education

Associate of Science Agriculture Technology Business Criminal Justice Elementary Education Pre-Engineering STEM

Technical Certificate

Agriculture Technology Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Clerical Services Cosmetology Computer Support Specialist Crime Scene Investigation* Early Childhood Education Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Entrepreneurship General Studies Law Enforcement Administration* Mechatronics Software Applications Welding Technology Practical Nursing

Associate of Applied Science Business Services Computer Information Systems Crime Scene Investigation* Early Childhood Education General Technology Industrial Technology Law Enforcement Administration* Medical Office Management Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Registered Nursing

*Only available to certified law enforcement officers. Programs offered in conjunction with the Criminal Justice Institute.

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2+2 Programs & Partnerships •

Associate of Science in Registered Nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Arkansas Tech University, UA Little Rock, UAMS, and UCA

Associate of Science in Pre-Engineering to Bachelor of Science in Engineering (multiple concentrations) with UA Fayetteville

Associate of Science in Elementary Education to Bachelor of Science in Education at UA Little Rock

Associate of Arts in General Education to Bachelor of Science in Middle Childhood Education at UA Little Rock

Associate of Science in STEM to Bachelor of Science in Middle Childhood Education at UA Little Rock

Associate of Science in Business to Bachelor

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of Business (multiple concentrations) at UA Little Rock Associate of Science in STEM to Bachelor of Science in Biology or Math with a concentration in Secondary Education at Lyon College Associate of Arts in General Education to Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, English or History with a concentration in Secondary Education at Lyon College

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UACCB offers more than 60 2+2 programs that provide a seamless transition to a bachelor’s degree at several four-year universities across the state. •

Associate of Science in Agriculture to Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at ASU-Jonesboro

Associate of Applied Science to Bachelor of Applied Science at UA Fort Smith

Associate of Applied Science to Bachelor of Organizational Leadership and Technology at UA Fort Smith

Associate of Science in Criminal Justice to Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at UA Fort Smith

Associate of Science in STEM to Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at UCA

Associate of Science in STEM to Bachelor of Science in Biology at UCA

Associate of Science in STEM to Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences at UCA

Associate of Science in Business to Bachelor of Business Administration (multiple concentrations) at UCA


University Partners

Stephanie Bolin 2015 Graduate – Associate of Arts

“I went on a transfer trip with Ms. Van Taylor to ASUJonesboro. That trip helped me solidify my career goals. Before that, I didn’t want to transfer to a big school, and I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do for a career. On that trip, I was able to meet the occupational therapy program director at ASU, and the process was so smooth I decided to go for it. I was well prepared for my classes at ASU. My courses at UACCB challenged me to think critically. I learned the study skills at UACCB that I needed to be successful in graduate school.” • Batesville High School graduate • Transferred to Arkansas State University – Jonesboro • Pursuing a doctorate in occupational therapy


Putting Our Grads to Work

UACCB has the highest employment rates in Arkansas one year after graduation for students earning technical certificates and associate’s degrees.

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70%

83%

80%

$800,000 $700,000

60%

$600,000

50%

$500,000

40%

$400,000

30%

$300,000

20%

$200,000

10%

$100,000

0%

$0 Certificate of Proficiency

Technical Certificate

Associates Degree

Certificate of Proficiency

Technical Certificate

$1,000,000

90%

$900,000

$1,000,000

$800,000

100%

86%

Estimate of 30-Year Career Earnings

92%

2016 First Year Employment Rates for UACCB Graduates

Associates Degree

*Source: Economic Security Report of Employment and Earnings Outcomes of Arkansas’s graduates from state-supported institutions of higher education. Arkansas Economic Security Report Arkansas Act 852 of 2015. Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and Arkansas Research Center. First edition, September 30, 2017. Thirty-year earnings estimates are averages for all subject areas. UACCB first year employment rates reflect part-time and full-time employment. 10

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2016 First Year Earnings – Arkansas Economic Security Report 2017 $40,000

$22,578 $18,900

$20,000

$23,400

$25,000

$15,000 $10,000

$25,100

$31,204

$30,000

$34,343

$35,000

$5,000 $0 Full-Time Average Wages

Certificate of Proficiency UACCB

Full-Time Average Wages

Technical Certificate

Full-Time Average Wages

Associates Degree

State Average

Rodney Harris

2018 Graduate – Certificate of Proficiency & Technical Certificate

“The HVAC program at UACCB gave me the knowledge and confidence needed to start a new career in HVAC. My instructors were knowledgeable and helpful in answering questions and explaining mechanical procedures and troubleshooting in HVAC systems. With my new skills and hands-on training, I will work hard to become a great HVAC technician.”

• Oil Trough High School graduate • Certificate of Proficiency in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning • Technical Certificate in Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration


Getting Started in High School

CAVE CITY

BATESVILLE

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Seven area high schools participate in Project College Bound, a program aimed at encouraging local high school students to pursue higher education after high school.

CEDAR RIDGE

CONCORD

HILLCREST

SOUTHSIDE

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MIDLAND


Fall 2017

272

area high school students were enrolled in credit courses at UACCB.

52

area high school students earned a certificate of proficiency or technical certificate in the 2017-18 academic year.

Valley Murrell

2018 Graduate – Certificate of Proficiency

“UACCB provided me the opportunity to complete the EMT program concurrently as a senior at Southside Charter High School. Being able to take college courses as a high school student kept me interested in pursuing a college education. I’m now enrolled as a full-time student for the fall 2018 semester to pursue my associate’s degree in general education. I plan to continue my education after UACCB and enroll in law school.” • Southside High School graduate • Certificate of Proficiency in EMT Basic


Dedicated to Your Success Admissions MCB 232 | (870) 612-2139 Turn in admissions paperwork, schedule campus tours and receive student IDs and parking stickers in the admissions office. Academic Advising Center MCB 229 | (870) 612-2160 The Academic Advising Center has professional advisors to assist you with developing your educational plan and registering for classes. Career Pathways MCB 236 | (870) 612-2060 Career Pathways provides services for students who have a dependent child under age 21 in the home. Services provided can include academic advising, childcare vouchers, gas cards, tuition assistance and/or tutoring services. Career Services ANX 401D | (870) 612-2048 The Office of Career Services includes services such as personal counseling referrals, career planning assessments, career development workshops and annual career fairs. Disability Services MCB 232E | (870) 612-2056 The UACCB Disability Services Office assists in providing equal access for qualified students with disabilities to all curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered by the institution. Financial Aid MCB 225 | (870) 612-2036 The Office of Financial Aid provides information regarding general financial aid, scholarships, Pell Grant, Work Study and student loans.

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UACCB offers several student services that aid students throughout their college career.

Registrar/VA Benefits IH 100 | (870) 612-2010 The Registrar assists students with UACCB transcripts, change of name requests, graduation and student information requests and provisions. This office also assists military personnel with VA benefits. Student Success Center MCB 216 | (870) 612-2041 The Student Success Center offers tutoring services to all UACCB students. Services are FREE and appointments are not required. Transfer Coordinator MCB 229 | (870) 612-2160 The Transfer Coordinator can assist you with the process of transferring to four-year university. TRIO/Student Support Services MCB 230 | (870) 612-2173 TRIO/SSS assists students who are first generation, income eligible or have a documented disability. TRIO/SSS provides academic advising, tutoring, cultural trips and activities, and more. Complete an application to see if you are eligible. Writing Lab MCB 241 The Writing Lab is staffed by UACCB English instructors and tutors who provide assistance with writing and revising papers and preparing bibliographies for any subject area.

MCB – Main Campus Building IH – Independence Hall ANX – Annex


Admission Checklist

Complete your UACCB application for admissions. You may complete your application online at www.uaccb.edu or visit our admissions office on campus at 2005 White Drive, Batesville, AR 72501.

Placement Test Scores

UACCB accepts ACT, SAT, Compass, Asset and Accuplacer scores taken within the last five years.

Official High School Transcript

The transcript must include date of graduation or results of the General Education Development (GED) test AND college transcript(s). The high school transcript requirement can be waived if the student transfers 12 or more hours from a previous college.

MMR I & MMR II – Proof of Immunization (870) 612-2000

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(870) 612-2000 | uaccb.edu 2005 White Drive, Batesville, AR 72501 UACCB is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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