The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana welcomed 1,421 students this semester. This number represents a 6.3% increase over the previous year and the third highest spring enrollment in the history of the institution. Enrollment at the UofA Texarkana campus increased by 45.8% over last year.
The college recorded increases in students from Hempstead and Miller Counties in Arkansas and Bowie and Cass Counties in Texas. Miller County students increased by 12.6%. Hempstead County students rose by 5.3%. Students from Bowie County grew by 18.4%. Cass County students represented the largest percentage increase of 66.6%.
Concurrent credit enrollment at the college saw an increase of 14.7% over last year. Concurrent credit allows any qualified student enrolled in a public or private high school to enroll in regular college level courses as a part-time student.
Chris Thomason, Chancellor of UofA Hope-Texarkana, said, “This continued historical growth at UAHT is exciting and promising for the future of our institution and our entire region.” Thomason continued saying, “Most important, the fact that our growth is occurring broadly across our entire service area means that UAHT is helping support the educational dreams of students across the Ark-La-Tex. In turn, this increases student diversity which makes our campuses a more dynamic learning environment.”
UofA Hope-Texarkana offers students over 50 degree and certificate options in fields such as business, nursing, power plant technology, facilities maintenance, industrial technology and more. Classes are offered nights, weekends, and online to accommodate working adults. Along with the most affordable tuition in the State of Arkansas and in-state tuition rates for Bowie and Cass County residents, the college also offers 75 privately funded scholarships. Whether you plan to transfer to a 4-year university or earn a certificate that prepares you for today’s high-demand jobs, UAHT is your bridge to a brighter future.
For more information call 870-777-5722 or visit www.uacch.edu.