Payment of Tuition

This represents Tuition costs as of April 1, 2018.
SouthArk offers a variety of Financial Aid programs, including scholarships, Pell Grants, SEOG Grants, Arkansas Student Assistance Grants, Work Study programs, and Federal Family Educational Loan programs. Priority deadline to apply for financial aid is June 1st for Fall term, November 1st for Spring term, and April 1st for Summer terms. Students may still apply after the priority deadline but cannot be guaranteed the results of their aid by the first day of class. Payment deadline for the all Summer terms is 5/22/18. Payment drop dates for Summer 2018 are as follows: 5/22/18, 5/24/18, and 5/30/18. Payment arrangements must be in place by 4pm on these dates or your classes will be dropped. Student statements will not be mailed. Please check your mycampus account for your student account balance.

School year 17/18

In-District Tuition..........................$83 per credit hour 
Out-of-District Tuition..................$96 per credit hour 
Out-of-State Tuition....................$172 per credit hour


School year 18/19

In-District Tuition..........................$84 per credit hour 
Out-of-District Tuition..................$97 per credit hour 
Out-of-State Tuition....................$172 per credit hour

Out of State Tuition Waiver

Nelnet/Enterprise Tuition Payment Plan

To help you meet your educational expenses, South Arkansas Community College is pleased to offer Nelnet/Enterprise as a convenient budget plan. Nelnet/Enterprise is a tuition management plan that provides you with a low cost option of budgeting tuition expenses. The only cost to budget monthly payments through Nelnet/Enterprise is a $25.00 per semester nonrefundable fee. Enrolling online is simple and secure. To sign up for the Nelnet/Enterprise payment plan, log on to

  1. Select MyCampus.
  2. Enter student ID and Pin # (birth date and upper case initials – 01011985XX)
  3. Change demographic data if needed; if correct select no changes.
  4. Select Student on menu bar.
  5. Select the 'Nelnet My Account Info' in the activity center on the left side of the page.
  6. Select the term you are enrolled. Click on the link 'Pay using Nelnet'.
  7. This takes you to the Nelnet/Enterprise Tuition Management website. It should display amount to be paid. Click on arrange payments for current balance and follow the simple steps outlined by Nelnet/Enterprise.

Full payments can also be made to students' accounts by using Nelnet/Enterprise. All payments through Nelent/Enterprise are processed electronically by using a checking account, MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express.

Table of Tuition for 1-18 Credits

Table of Tuition for 1-18 Credits for Academic Year 1819

Hours In-District Out-of-District Out-of-State Waiver Amount
1 84 97 172 75
2 168 194 344 150
3 252 291 516 225
4 333 388 688 300
5 420 485 860 375
6 404 582 1032 450
7 588 679 1204 525
8 672 776 1376 600
9 756 873 1548 675
10 840 970 1720 750
11 924 1067 1892 825
12 1008 1164 2064 900
13 1092 1261 2236 975
14 1176 1455 2408 953
15 1260 1552 2580 1028
16 1344 1649 2752 1103
17 1428 1746 2942 1196
18 plus 1512 1843 3096 1253


Pass-Through Fees

Pass-Through fees may be increased or changed at any time. Pass-Through fees are defined as fees collected by the College from the student to pay for specific expenditures associated with program testing and background checks required by external third-party entities such as accrediting agencies or clinical/practicum sites. Vendors periodically increase their costs and this cost is passed on to the student.

Tuition, fees and other charges are under review and remain subject to change at any time.

Mandatory Fees

Mandatory Fees
Academic Support Fee $30 per semester 
Academic Enhancement Fee $4 per credit hour 
Technology $10 per credit hour 
Activity $1 per credit hour
Support $4 per credit hour 
Security $7 per credit hour Summer 18
Security $7 per credit hour beginning Fall 18
Non-Mandatory Fees
Online/Hybrid $28 per credit hour