Newport, AR Colleges

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Newport

Newport is a city in Jackson County, Arkansas, 84 miles (135 km) northeast of Little Rock, on the White River. In 1900, 2,866 people lived in Newport, Arkansas; in 1910, 3,557. The population was 7,879 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Jackson County.

Newport is home to a campus of the Arkansas State University system, with particular focus on training in transportation careers. Newport is known as the town in which Sam Walton owned a Ben Franklin store prior to starting Wal-Mart.

Newport has ten properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Schools in and around Newport, AR

Name
Arkansas State University-Newport
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $4,264 average out-state tuition; $1,992 average in-state tuition
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,360 average out-state tuition; $1,728 average in-state tuition
Lyon College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,682 average out-state tuition; $22,682 average in-state tuition
Bee Jays Academy
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Arkansas State University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $10,608 average out-state tuition; $5,304 average in-state tuition
Harding University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $14,160 average out-state tuition; $14,160 average in-state tuition
Searcy Beauty College Inc
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Newport, AR Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016