Forrest City Trucking Schools

About Schools in Forrest City
Total Schools:
3
Undergraduate Programs:
2
Average Tuition Cost:
$2,025
Average Loan Amount:
$1,630
Average Scholarship Award:
$1,139
Average Classroom Size:
14 Students

Forrest City is one Arkansas city that has many educational options for aspiring truck drivers and diesel mechanics. The average cost of tuition in this city is $2,025 and the average scholarship award is $1,139. There are two schools; one school offers a truck driving program and one school has a diesel technology program.

At East Arkansas Community College, you can earn an Associate's degree in diesel technology in about two years. However, you can also choose to complete a diploma in one year. The truck driving program at Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute takes about three weeks to complete.

The cost of living in Forrest City is over 25% lower than the national average. Two of the main highways in this area include Highway 1 and Highway 334. Major trucking employers are Donald Chapman Trucking, Kendall Transportation, and Richard Boren Trucking.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, heavy truck drivers in this part of Arkansas earn a median income of $42,270 each year. They claim that light truck drivers have an average salary of $36,600 (BLS, 2013).

Trucking Schools in Forrest City
(Forrest City,
AR)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Forrest City,
AR)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$1,350 Tuition Cost
$1,069 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Forrest City,
AR)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$2,430 Tuition Cost
$1,209 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards