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Pulaski Technical College

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Pulaski Technical College is a community college with seven locations in North Little Rock and the surrounding area in Central Arkansas. The school specializes in both preparing students for transfer to four-year universities, as well as increasing skills through technical programs.

Pulaski’s academics is separated into seven divisions: Allied Health and Human Services, Business, Information Technology, Fine Arts and Humanities, Mathematics/Natural and Social Sciences, and Academic Success. Pulaski offers Associate degrees in Arts, Arts in Teaching, and Applied Science.

The school also has more than 30 technical certificate programs, including Accounting, Automotive Technology, Computer Information Services, Crime Scene Investigation, Dental Assisting, Drafting and Design, Early Childhood Development, Law Enforcement Administration, Legal Secretarial, Machine Tool Technology, Medical Transcription, Motorcycle-ATV Repair, Office Technology, Practical Nursing, Welding, and Wine and Spirits Studies.

Pulaski also offers Certificate of Proficiency programs in fields such as Computer Information Services, Crime Scene Investigation, Damage Analysis and Estimation, Engine Machinist, Law Enforcement Administration, Nursing Assistant, Parts Specialist, Tractor and Trailer Servicing, and Welding.

Pulaski Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and many of its programs are accredited by various institutions. For example, Pulaski’s Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the Arkansas Board of Nursing, its Dental Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, the Automotive Technology Program is certified by the National Automobile Technician Federation, and the Aviation Maintenance Technology Programs are certified by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Pulaski has an open admissions policy. Students should submit official high school transcripts with cumulative grade point average and graduation date. Students should also show proof of immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella. U.S. citizens born overseas must also show proof of screening for TB. In addition, students should submit ACT or COMPASS results that are not older than five years.

The admissions requirements are basically the same for students transferring from another college or university, although the applicant must be in good academic standing with the former institution.

International students must demonstrate English proficiency, which can be done by completing the Test of English as a Foreign Language and scoring at least 173 on the computer-based exam or 500 on the paper exam. The test must have been taken within the last two years. International applicants must also demonstrate financial support by showing proof that a minimum $20,000 will be available for each academic year. They must also show the same proof of immunization and screening as U.S. students.

Students can go online to apply for admission to Pulaski.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for students who need assistance paying their way through school. Students should begin the process by filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, which can be done online.

About a dozen scholarships are available to students who wish to attend Pulaski. These include the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship, Ben Wyatt Scholarship, Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship, GED Scholarship, James A. Jones Memorial Scholarship, Skills USA High School Level Scholarship, Simmons First National Bank Endowed Scholarship, and Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Pulaski County. Federal Pell Grants and federal loans are also an option for students seeking financial assistance.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 3838th for the average student loan amount.
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Pulaski students can spend some of their free time in Little Rock, with its cultural treasures such as the Historic Arkansas Museum, Bill Clinton Presidential Center, and Central High School National Historic Site, where the integration of the school in 1957 was a landmark moment in civil rights.

A number of student organizations are available to those who choose to study at Pulaski. These include Skills USA, Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors, Metro Student Ministry, Fusion, and a chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. There is also a possibility of employment in the area thanks to the school’s work-study program.

Pulaski also has an extensive online learning program, allowing students to learn and communicate with educators outside of the classroom. In addition, Pulaski Tech has a presence on MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter.

Pulaski’s Little Learning Academy has a dual function: To give students who are also parents access to child care services, and to help students studying Early Childhood Education a chance for experience.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Information Summary

Ranks 42nd in Arkansas and 3319th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest 2 0.02

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 363 0.58
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 12 0.02
Forcible Rape 20 0.03
Robbery 216 0.34
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1,101 1.75
Larceny 4,067 6.48
Vehicle theft 351 0.56

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near North Little Rock, AR 72118-3347
Surrounding communitySmall city (inside urban area, pop. under 100,000)
Total Population22,657 (19,680 urban / 2,977 rural)
Households9,299 (2.39 people per house)
Median Household Income$37,517
Families6,205 (2.92 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Urban-serving Single Campus
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingLarge two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District502

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 4438th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $2,850 $2,850 $4,590
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $657 $657 $657
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $95 $95 $153
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $4,707 $4,707 $6,447
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $19,271 $19,271 $21,011
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $12,280 $12,280 $14,020

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $2,910 $3,183 $2,910 $3,183 $4,530 $4,923
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,200(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $6,993 $6,908
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $7,886 $7,788
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $7,886 $7,788

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 2 827 76 39 4 973 1,974
Accounting 4 6 10
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 4 1 5 10
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 2 3 2 28 35
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 1 1 17 19
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician 16 2 10 28
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 6 1 4 11
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 5 2 14 23
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other 22 14 36
Business/Commerce, General 7 2 14 24
Child Development 34 2 2 40
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 4 2 6
Construction Trades, Other 5 2 2 10
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor 2 2
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 1 12 13
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 2 29 2 62 95
Dental Assisting/Assistant 6 1 18 25
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 3 5 8
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General 2 7 9
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General 1 1
Engine Machinist 1 1
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 4 1 5
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Forensic Science and Technology
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 16 6 22
General Studies 11 1 1 11 26
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 3 1 8 12
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 6 12 18
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other 1 1
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 1 2 3
Industrial Technology/Technician
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary 4 4
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 5 19 24
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 533 47 27 4 521 1,170
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 13 3 15 32
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 1 1 3 5
Management Information Systems, General 18 1 2 46 70
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 10 7 18
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other 3 6 9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3 1 8 12
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist 1 12 13
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Occupational Therapist Assistant 2 1 14 17
Parts and Warehousing Operations and Maintenance Technology/Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 6 1 1 8 17
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician 4 10 14
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 2 2 15 20
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor 17 6 23
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other 2 2
Welding Technology/Welder 11 2 18 31

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 3715th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $47,516 ($47,820 male / $46,973 female)
Number of FT Faculty 176 (78 male / 98 female)
Number of PT Faculty 520
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $3,797,523

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