Arkansas Colleges Statistics

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2020 Arkansas Colleges Statistics

In Arkansas State, there are 92 Arkansas Colleges - 38 public and 54 private schools. Among them, 90 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 21 schools have graduate programs. 45 Arkansas Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities in Arkansas. Total 151,863 students are attending Arkansas Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.02 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Arkansas Colleges is $4,895 for Arkansas residents and $13,048 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $7,702 for Arkansas residents and $16,417 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Arkansas Colleges.
Arkansas Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools92 schools
By Types38 public, 54 private
By Levels31 four(4) years
27 two but less than four years
34 less than two(2) years
By Categories2 National Universities
4 Liberal Arts Colleges
27 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$4,895 Arkansas residents
$13,048 out-of-state
Graduate$7,702 Arkansas residents
$16,417 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,748
Student Population151,863
Undergraduate131,247
Graduate20,616
Acceptance Rate70.19%
Test Scores1,098 SAT, 23 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio14.02 to 1

Arkansas Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Arkansas Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Arkansas college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2019-2020 Arkansas Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Harding University
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Private, 4 yearsSearcy, AR
$21,540 $10,684 4,61755% 1,175 SAT
25 ACT
14 to 1
2 University of Arkansas
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Public, 4 yearsFayetteville, AR
$25,872
($9,384)
$6,725 27,56278% 1,185 SAT
26 ACT
19 to 1
3 Hendrix College
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Private, 4 yearsConway, AR
$49,490 $40,826 1,07771% 1,255 SAT
29 ACT
10 to 1
4 John Brown University
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Private, 4 yearsSiloam Springs, AR
$28,288 $18,566 2,34359% 1,200 SAT
26 ACT
14 to 1
5 Lyon College
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Private, 4 yearsBatesville, AR
$29,415 $27,918 66550% 1,090 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
6 Williams Baptist University
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Private, 4 yearsWalnut Ridge, AR
$18,500 $13,284 61869% 1,145 SAT
21 ACT
16 to 1
7 Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsMagnolia, AR
$14,120
($9,080)
$9,706 4,43269% 1,067 SAT
22 ACT
18 to 1
8 Arkansas State University-Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsJonesboro, AR
$12,883
($7,315)
$9,325 13,10667% 1,110 SAT
23 ACT
14 to 1
9 University of Central Arkansas
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Public, 4 yearsConway, AR
$16,148
($9,338)
$8,294 10,33594% 1,050 SAT
24 ACT
15 to 1
10 University of Arkansas at Little Rock
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Public, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$21,767
($9,512)
$7,773 8,89956% 1,080 SAT
22 ACT
13 to 1
11 Henderson State University
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Public, 4 yearsArkadelphia, AR
$9,312
($7,392)
$9,430 3,16375% 1,008 SAT
22 ACT
14 to 1
12 Arkansas Tech University
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Public, 4 yearsRussellville, AR
$13,236
($7,668)
$7,375 10,82998% - 17 to 1
13 University of Arkansas at Monticello
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Public, 4 yearsMonticello, AR
$13,759
($7,909)
$8,738 2,645- - 11 to 1
- Strayer University-Arkansas
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Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$13,515 $4,826 481- - 28 to 1
- Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR
$15,500 $5,545 405- - 16 to 1
- South Arkansas Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsEl Dorado, AR
$4,812
($3,012)
$4,115 1,253- - 13 to 1
- Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
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Public, 2-4 yearsDe Queen, AR
$4,410
($3,960)
$4,780 1,386- - 17 to 1
- University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
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Public, 2-4 yearsMena, AR
$3,648
($3,408)
$5,349 798- - 21 to 1
- Credence Institute of Beauty
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCrossett, AR
- - 8- - 3 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Jacksonville
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJacksonville, AR
$14,250 $3,953 57- - 19 to 1
- Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
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Public, 2-4 yearsHelena, AR
$4,910
($3,410)
$4,487 1,093- - 10 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock
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Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
- - -- - 9 to 1
- University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
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Public, 4 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$14,574
($8,064)
$10,474 2,66860% 900 SAT
16 ACT
14 to 1
- Arkansas State University Three Rivers
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Public, 2-4 yearsMalvern, AR
$5,882
($3,458)
$2,587 1,243- - 14 to 1
- University of Arkansas System eVersity
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Public, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$3,675 $4,180 794- - 29 to 1
- Arkansas Northeastern College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBlytheville, AR
$4,054
($2,654)
$3,132 1,358- - 17 to 1
- Delta Designs Cosmetology School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWynne, AR
$16,575 $3,095 30- - 14 to 1
- Arkansas Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRussellville, AR
$14,400 $4,210 38- - 7 to 1
- Academy of Professional Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRogers, AR
$12,000 $3,404 115- - 30 to 1
- Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing
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Private, 2-4 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$11,538 $4,529 55- - 8 to 1
- Designer Barber & Stylist School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFt Smith, AR
$14,900 $4,862 57100% - 10 to 1
- University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
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Public, 2-4 yearsBatesville, AR
$3,438
($2,850)
$3,690 1,224- - 15 to 1
- Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute
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Public, Less than 2 yearsForrest City, AR
$1,350 $5,283 168- - 6 to 1
- Searcy Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSearcy, AR
$14,900 $4,980 79- - 26 to 1
- Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFayetteville, AR
$15,881 $4,078 183- - 17 to 1
- Black River Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPocahontas, AR
$6,868
($4,635)
$5,766 1,350- - 14 to 1
- Professional Cosmetology Education Center
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Private, Less than 2 yearsEl Dorado, AR
$18,325 $3,754 38- - 19 to 1
- Remington College-Little Rock Campus
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Private, 2-4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$15,000 $4,207 39- - 5 to 1
- University of the Ozarks
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Private, 4 yearsClarksville, AR
$25,950 $21,643 83656% 1,090 SAT
21 ACT
16 to 1
- Velvatex College of Beauty Culture
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$15,230 $10,395 11- - 12 to 1
- Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design
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Private, Less than 2 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR
$19,453 $5,199 84- - 20 to 1
- North Arkansas College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHarrison, AR
$5,940
($3,840)
$5,249 1,604- - 12 to 1
- Arkansas Welding Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJacksonville, AR
$21,910 $6,019 2879% - 8 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Jonesboro
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJonesboro, AR
$14,250 $4,251 74- - 19 to 1
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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Public, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$15,976
($8,236)
$5,286 2,907- - 17 to 1
- Career Academy of Hair Design
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSpringdale, AR
$16,695 $3,917 192- - 5 to 1
- New Beginnings Beauty Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$17,000 $3,389 38- - 20 to 1
- Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$12,000 $4,565 80- - 13 to 1
- Washington Barber College Inc
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$17,000 $5,087 38- - 10 to 1
- Central Baptist College
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Private, 4 yearsConway, AR
$17,100 $11,120 60450% 990 SAT
20 ACT
11 to 1
- University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana
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Public, 2-4 yearsHope, AR
$4,300
($3,250)
$4,275 1,211- - 14 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Conway
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Private, Less than 2 yearsConway, AR
$14,250 $4,907 77- - 19 to 1
- Philander Smith College
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Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$13,014 $11,899 799- - 12 to 1
- NorthWest Arkansas Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBentonville, AR
$4,456
($4,096)
$2,958 7,411- - 16 to 1
- Ouachita Baptist University
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Private, 4 yearsArkadelphia, AR
$29,120 $22,073 1,70462% 1,130 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
- GoodFellas Barber College
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Private, Less than 2 yearslittle rock, AR
$15,675 $3,929 7- - 2 to 1
- Designer Barber & Stylist School -
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSpringdale, AR
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- Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$19,805 $5,394 15- - 20 to 1
- Arkansas State University Mid-South
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Public, 2-4 yearsWest Memphis, AR
$4,234
($3,274)
$4,580 1,203- - 9 to 1
- The Beauty School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMountain Home, AR
$13,500 $3,449 15- - 13 to 1
- Hot Springs Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHot Springs, AR
$15,000 $4,922 81- - 14 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-North Little Rock
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSherwood, AR
$15,990 $4,917 126- - 10 to 1
- National Park College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHot Springs, AR
$6,230
($5,000)
$4,887 1,912- - 18 to 1
- Crowley's Ridge College
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Private, 4 yearsParagould, AR
$15,100 $7,303 192- - 10 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFayetteville, AR
$15,000 $4,379 101- - 25 to 1
- Ecclesia College
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Private, 4 yearsSpringdale, AR
$15,950 $10,615 19376% - 10 to 1
- Baptist Health College Little Rock
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Private, 2-4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$11,750 $3,548 66150% -
20 ACT
10 to 1
- Southeast Arkansas College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$6,735
($3,855)
$4,358 1,113- - 12 to 1
- Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
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Public, 2-4 yearsMountain Home, AR
$4,524
($2,904)
$4,082 1,271- - 14 to 1
- Arkansas State University-Beebe
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Public, 2-4 yearsBeebe, AR
$4,656
($2,928)
$4,382 2,982- - 17 to 1
- Ozarka College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMelbourne, AR
$5,356
($3,004)
$4,500 1,033- - 14 to 1
- Southern Arkansas University Tech
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Public, 2-4 yearsCamden, AR
$6,030
($4,590)
$5,415 769- - 9 to 1
- New Tyler Barber College Inc
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Private, Less than 2 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR
$15,825 $5,989 35- - 20 to 1
- Northern Technical College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$17,995 $5,782 23- - 20 to 1
- Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
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Private, 4 yearsFort Smith, AR
- - 678- - -
- University of Phoenix-Arkansas
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Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$12,238 - 26- - 8 to 1
- East Arkansas Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsForrest City, AR
$3,804
($3,225)
$4,672 934- - 11 to 1
- Shorter College
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Private, 2-4 yearsN Little Rock, AR
$5,596 $4,203 223- - 19 to 1
- Bryan University
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Private, 2-4 yearsRogers, AR
$16,181 $5,858 38- - 3 to 1
- University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR
$6,900
($5,670)
$4,484 4,810- - 17 to 1
- Arkansas State University-Newport
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Public, 2-4 yearsNewport, AR
$4,320
($2,856)
$3,919 1,941- - 13 to 1
- University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
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Public, 2-4 yearsMorrilton, AR
$4,128
($3,456)
$4,184 1,836100% - 21 to 1
- University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
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Public, 4 yearsFort Smith, AR
$13,026
($5,754)
$6,210 5,887- - 18 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Fort Smith
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFort Smith, AR
$14,250 $4,429 29- - 15 to 1
- Northwest Technical Institute
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Public, Less than 2 yearsSpringdale, AR
$2,195 $2,323 186- - 6 to 1
- Champion Christian College
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Private, 4 yearsHot Springs, AR
$7,654 $4,590 80- - 5 to 1
- C. Alexander School of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$15,000 $5,479 24- - 2 to 1
- Arkansas Baptist College
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Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$8,760 $7,327 468- - 22 to 1
- Academy of Salon and Spa
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFort Smith, AR
$16,500 $4,096 53- - 20 to 1
- River Valley School of Massage
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRussellville, AR
$9,800 $3,195 9- - 4 to 1
Average$13,048
($4,895)
$6,748 151,86370.19% 1,098 SAT 14.02 to 1
*Arkansas college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Arkansas Best Colleges

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1. Harding UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSearcy, AR

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2. University of ArkansasPublic, 4 yearsFayetteville, AR

hendrix-college

3. Hendrix CollegePrivate, 4 yearsConway, AR

john-brown-university

4. John Brown UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSiloam Springs, AR

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5. Lyon CollegePrivate, 4 yearsBatesville, AR

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6. Williams Baptist UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsWalnut Ridge, AR

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020