|Southern Arkansas University Tech was established in the year 1967 as a public community college. It is situated in Camden, Arkansas. It was founded under the name Southwest Technical Institute by the Act 534 of the Arkansas Legislature. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The vision of the institute was to provide an institute to train workforce for the developing industrial centre around the world. It is a two-year college and is governed by the Board of Trustees of Southern Arkansas University. The college is a great place for students who want to enter the job market early as it gives professional training.
There are varied courses offered by the Southern Arkansas University Tech. They offer extended education facilities too. The Extended Education provides programs designed for adult learners, and industry employers who seek to get higher learning, education and environment. The broad educational fields under which varied programs are offered at Southern Arkansas University Tech are:
- Arkansas Fire Training Academy
- Business Administration
- General Studies
- Industrial Technologies
- Office Systems Technology
- Arkansas Environmental training Academy
- Aviation Technology Academy
- Computer Information Technology
- Multimedia Technology
- Teacher Education
Admissions office at Southern Arkansas University Tech coordinates the admission process and hence a systematic procedure is followed. Online forms are to be filled and sent along with high school transcripts, ACT or SAT scores. TOEFL scores are to be submitted in case of International students. Students need to show immunization records, and take placement tests, which is administered by the college authorities.
On-campus accommodation is available at Southern Arkansas University Tech. It is convenient and the students can live in a safe and secured way. There are 2 different types of rooms available, one being single occupancy and the other is double occupancy room. Housing application forms are available online. One needs to mail $100 deposit for payments of the accommodation facilities. Room facilities include:
Local telephone service
- Internet access
- Basic Satellite T.V.
- Trash Pickup
- Free laundry Facilities
Southern Arkansas University Tech
P.O. Box 3499, Camden, AR 71711-1599
Main Telephone: (870) 574-4500
Main Fax: (870) 574-4520