Founded in 1974, East Arkansas Community College is a private community college located in Forrest City, in the Arkansas Delta. The school offers certificate and associate degrees in 10 different areas - humanities, allied sciences, and mathematics, to name a few. EACC has an agreement with Arkansas State University that allows students to transfer with little difficulty to the university after gaining an associate degree at EACC. There is also a distnace learning program in place for those who require flexible schedules. Student life at the college is made rich by involvement in intramural activities, the EACC Fine Arts Center, as well as student services such as counselling, and career assistance. Forrest City is small city situated not far from Memphis, Tennessee, and students will find plenty to keep themselves occupied in both cities.