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University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College is a public institution situated in North Little Rock, Arkansas. The location of UA Pulaski Tech is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

2,412 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,020 Avg In-State Tuition

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University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UA Pulaski Tech.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Health Sciences & Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Culinary Arts Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#65 Most Popular Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#116 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UA Pulaski Tech has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#20 Highest Paid Occupational Therapist Assistant Graduates College Factual
#100 Highest Paid Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Graduates College Factual

Where Is University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College?


Contact details for UA Pulaski Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3000 W Scenic Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72118-3347
Phone: 501-812-2200

Can I Afford UA Pulaski Tech?

$4,020 In-State Tuition
45% Take Out Loans
10.9% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time UA Pulaski Tech students paid $134 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $175 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $4,020 $5,250
Fees $1,650 $1,650
Books and Supplies $772 $772

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UA Pulaski Tech, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $3,593 a year. That adds up to $14,372 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UA Pulaski Tech is 10.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,412 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,810 undergraduate students at UA Pulaski Tech, with 2,412 being full-time and 2,398 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,412 full-time undergraduates at UA Pulaski Tech, 37% are male and 63% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 42
Black or African American 885
Hispanic or Latino 81
White 1,106
International Students 19
Other Races/Ethnicities 279

Over 14 countries are represented at UA Pulaski Tech. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Vietnam, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College

1,255 Took All Classes Online
3,341 Took At Least One Class Online
37.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,341 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UA Pulaski Tech has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in Arkansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of UA Pulaski Tech

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College was 37.6%. This is the #676 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UA Pulaski Tech regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UA Pulaski Tech majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Culinary Arts 17%
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 20%
Health Sciences & Services 20%
Personal & Culinary Services 16%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UA Pulaski Tech ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UA Pulaski Tech.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Culinary Arts #13
Personal & Culinary Services #16
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences #37
Health Sciences & Services #57

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 42 36 38 116
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 68 15 16 99
Welding Technology/Welder 63 0 9 72
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 19 17 23 59
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 37 2 2 41
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 34 0 4 38
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 10 7 10 27
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology/Technician 22 0 0 22
General Drafting & Design Technology 5 7 7 19
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 10 0 7 17
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 16 16
Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology/Technician 16 0 0 16
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 0 6 9 15
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 13 13
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 12 12
Bartending/Bartender 12 0 0 12
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 11 0 11
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 11 0 0 11
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 10 0 10
Other Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Technologies 10 0 0 10
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 9 9
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 8 8
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 8 0 0 8
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 7 0 7
Construction Engineering Technology 2 2 2 6
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 4 1 1 6
Surgical Technology 0 6 0 6
Small Engine Mechanics & Repair Technology/Technician 4 0 2 6
Other Culinary Arts & Related Services 6 0 0 6
Engineering Technology 0 5 0 5
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 3 0 2 5
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 5 5
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 2 1 1 4
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, & Nail Instructor 0 0 2 2
Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Technology/Technician 1 0 0 1
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 0 0 0 0
Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 389 133 198 720


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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