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State Quick Facts: Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol Avenue
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Telephone: 501-371-2000
Fax: 501-371-2003
www.arkansashighered.com



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
2,855
College-aged (18-25):
202
White:
2,248
Black:
443
Hispanic:
157
Asian:
29
Native American:
15
Male:
1,399
Female:
1,457
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
49
Public:
33
4-year:
11
2-year:
22
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
12


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
152,168
Public (Fall 06):
131,407

Independent, Not-for-Profit (Fall 06):

14,349
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
132,112
Graduate (Fall 06):
13,313
First Professional (Fall 06):
1,966
White (Fall 07):
112,516
Black (Fall 07):
28,620
Hispanic (Fall 07):
3,743
Asian (Fall 07):
2,366
Native American (Fall 07):
1,724
Alien (Fall 07):
3,199
Male (Fall 06):
59,167
Female (Fall 06):
88,224
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
21,476
Associates:
5,567
Bachelor:
11,574
Graduate:
4,335
White:
16,638
Black:
2,870
Hispanic:
384
Asian:
313
Native American:
238
Alien:
753
Other (not incl. above)
280
Male:
8,068
Female:
13,408

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$696,190
  Selected State Reports:
Research and Planning Books
Fact Sheets
Fact Books

Sources –
Population: Resident FY 2008 Estimate, U.S. Census Bureau
Institutions: FY 2007-2008, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Enrollments: FY Fall 2006 and Fall 2007, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Completions: FY 2007-2008, SHEEO-SPRC and NCES/IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Appropriations: Educational Appropriations Nominal and Un-Adjusted Dollars from SHEEO-SHEF FY 2008. Educational appropriations measure state and local support available for public higher education operating expenses and excludes appropriations for independent institutions, financial aid for students attending independent institutions, and research, agriculture, and medical (RAM) purposes.

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