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University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

Morrilton, AR 2-Year Public

About Petit Jean College

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton is a public, state school in an rural setting in Morrilton, Arkansas. Petit Jean College was founded in 1961 and enrolls 1,902 undergrads and no graduate students.

For each full-time student, Petit Jean College spends about $2,568. There are 22 Petit Jean College undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Petit Jean College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Average GPA 3.0
Mean ACT score 20
In-State Tuition $3,060
Out-of-State $3,900

Petit Jean College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Petit Jean College Early Admission

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton does not offer early decision or early action.

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2019 Acceptance Rate for University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

It is not competitive to get into Petit Jean College. Petit Jean College admitted 74% of all applicants in 2019. In 2021, 915 out of 1,234 total applicants were accepted.

Petit Jean College Waitlist

Petit Jean College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton?

Petit Jean College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Petit Jean College, applicants must submit the following items.

Petit Jean College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Other Requirements immunization records, prior college transcript(s)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Petit Jean College

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Petit Jean College is 3.0 /4.0. The mean ACT score for Petit Jean College students is 20.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Petit Jean College.

Is Petit Jean College Test Optional?

Petit Jean College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 0% submitted the SAT. 80% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Petit Jean CollegePetit Jean College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

Petit Jean College students are active in the school's Phi Theta Kappa, Student Activities Board and National Technical Honors Society. Spring Fling, Fall Fest, and and Halloween Bash are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Petit Jean College.

Financial Aid at Petit Jean College

Petit Jean College meets 44% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Petit Jean College full-time are awarded $6,151 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Petit Jean College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Petit Jean College

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Petit Jean College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Petit Jean College a good school for you?

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Where is Petit Jean College?

Petit Jean College is located in the rural setting of Morrilton, Arkansas.

If you want to see Petit Jean College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 40 to Morrilton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Petit Jean College and Morrilton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1537 University Boulevard Morrilton, AR 72110

Campus Setting: Rural

Petit Jean College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Petit Jean College is Continuous processing.

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Petit Jean College ACT Scores


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17 - 22

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Petit Jean College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Petit Jean College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

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Petit Jean College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Petit Jean College is like? There are approximately 1,902 students enrolled at Petit Jean College. 54% percent of students attend school full-time.


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