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, 91 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 $4,723 for Arkansas residents and $12,715 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $7,760 for Arkansas residents and $15,748 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$4,723 Arkansas residents
$12,715 out-of-state
Graduate$7,760 Arkansas residents
$15,748 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,748
Student Population151,863
Undergraduate131,247
Graduate20,616
Acceptance Rate68.19%
Test Scores1,088 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
$22,230 $10,684 4,61754% 1,175 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
2 University of Arkansas
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Public, 4 yearsFayetteville, AR
$26,390
($9,574)
$6,725 27,56283% 1,135 SAT
25 ACT
19 to 1
3 Hendrix College
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Private, 4 yearsConway, AR
$33,350 $40,826 1,07768% 1,215 SAT
28 ACT
10 to 1
4 John Brown University
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Private, 4 yearsSiloam Springs, AR
$28,924 $18,566 2,34353% 1,210 SAT
26 ACT
14 to 1
5 Lyon College
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Private, 4 yearsBatesville, AR
$30,414 $27,918 66527% 1,123 SAT
24 ACT
11 to 1
6 Williams Baptist University
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Private, 4 yearsWalnut Ridge, AR
$18,570 $13,284 61864% 973 SAT
22 ACT
16 to 1
7 Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsMagnolia, AR
$14,630
($9,410)
$9,706 4,43263% 1,035 SAT
22 ACT
18 to 1
8 Arkansas State University
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Public, 4 yearsJonesboro, AR
$12,698
($7,130)
$9,325 13,10663% 1,115 SAT
23 ACT
14 to 1
9 University of Central Arkansas
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Public, 4 yearsConway, AR
$16,433
($9,563)
$8,294 10,33592% 1,070 SAT
23 ACT
15 to 1
10 University of Arkansas at Little Rock
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Public, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$18,957
($8,366)
$7,773 8,89958% 1,100 SAT
22 ACT
13 to 1
11 Henderson State University
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Public, 4 yearsArkadelphia, AR
$9,768
($7,560)
$9,430 3,16375% 1,065 SAT
21 ACT
14 to 1
12 Arkansas Tech University
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Public, 4 yearsRussellville, AR
$13,636
($7,900)
$7,375 10,82994% - 17 to 1
13 University of Arkansas at Monticello
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Public, 4 yearsMonticello, AR
$13,879
($8,029)
$8,738 2,645- - 11 to 1
- The Beauty School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMountain Home, AR
$13,500 $3,449 15- - 13 to 1
- University of Phoenix-Arkansas
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Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$12,238 - 26- - 8 to 1
- University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
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Public, 2-4 yearsBatesville, AR
$2,862
($2,526)
$3,690 1,224- - 15 to 1
- Strayer University-Arkansas
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Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$13,515 $4,826 481- - 28 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
- Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFayetteville, AR
$18,381 $4,078 183- - 17 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsConway, AR
$15,750 $4,907 77- - 19 to 1
- Crowley's Ridge College
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Private, 4 yearsParagould, AR
$15,250 $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
- Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
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Public, 2-4 yearsMountain Home, AR
$4,464
($2,904)
$4,082 1,271- - 14 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
- Arthur's Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJacksonville, AR
$15,750 $3,953 57- - 19 to 1
- Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
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Public, 2-4 yearsHelena, AR
$3,410
($3,020)
$4,487 1,093- - 10 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
- University of the Ozarks
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Private, 4 yearsClarksville, AR
$24,950 $21,643 83655% 1,040 SAT
21 ACT
16 to 1
- University of Arkansas System eVersity
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Public, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$4,200
($3,675)
$4,180 794- - 29 to 1
- Ouachita Baptist University
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Private, 4 yearsArkadelphia, AR
$30,140 $22,073 1,70474% 1,130 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
- Arkansas Welding Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJacksonville, AR
$10,713 $6,019 2862% - 8 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
- Designer Barber & Stylist School -
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSpringdale, AR
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- 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
- Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
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Private, 4 yearsFort Smith, AR
- - 678- - -
- Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing
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Private, 2-4 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$12,000 $4,529 55- - 8 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
- Designer Barber & Stylist School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFt Smith, AR
$14,915 $4,862 57100% - 10 to 1
- National Park College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHot Springs, AR
$5,000
($4,550)
$4,887 1,912- - 18 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
- Shorter College
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Private, 2-4 yearsN Little Rock, AR
$5,596 $4,203 223- - 19 to 1
- Ecclesia College
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Private, 4 yearsSpringdale, AR
$15,950 $10,615 19367% - 10 to 1
- East Arkansas Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsForrest City, AR
$3,120
($2,820)
$4,672 934- - 11 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
- Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
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Public, 2-4 yearsDe Queen, AR
$3,960
($3,570)
$4,780 1,386- - 17 to 1
- University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
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Public, 2-4 yearsMena, AR
$3,576
($3,240)
$5,349 798- - 21 to 1
- Black River Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPocahontas, AR
$6,350
($4,118)
$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
- ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock
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Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
- - -- - 9 to 1
- Philander Smith College
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Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$13,014 $11,899 799- - 12 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 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
- GoodFellas Barber College
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Private, Less than 2 yearslittle rock, AR
$15,675 $3,929 7- - 2 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFort Smith, AR
$15,750 $4,429 29- - 15 to 1
- Northwest Technical Institute
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Public, Less than 2 yearsSpringdale, AR
$4,450
($2,195)
$2,323 186- - 6 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 Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRussellville, AR
$14,400 $4,210 38- - 7 to 1
- Arkansas Northeastern College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBlytheville, AR
$2,738
($2,458)
$3,132 1,358- - 17 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
- 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
$18,195 $3,917 192- - 5 to 1
- Academy of Professional Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRogers, AR
$6,125 $3,404 115- - 30 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
- New Beginnings Beauty Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$17,000 $3,389 38- - 20 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
- Paul Mitchell the School-Little Rock
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Private, Less than 2 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR
$17,070 $5,545 405- - 16 to 1
- South Arkansas Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsEl Dorado, AR
$3,012
($2,700)
$4,115 1,253- - 13 to 1
- Bryan University
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Private, 2-4 yearsRogers, AR
$16,181 $5,858 38- - 3 to 1
- Searcy Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSearcy, AR
$14,900 $4,980 79- - 26 to 1
- Credence Institute of Beauty
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCrossett, AR
- - 8- - 3 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
- Remington College-Little Rock Campus
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Private, 2-4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$15,000 $4,207 39- - 5 to 1
- Central Baptist College
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Private, 4 yearsConway, AR
$17,400 $11,120 60462% 1,020 SAT
21 ACT
11 to 1
- University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana
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Public, 2-4 yearsHope, AR
$3,340
($3,070)
$4,275 1,211- - 14 to 1
- Baptist Health College Little Rock
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Private, 2-4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$12,598 $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
- NorthWest Arkansas Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBentonville, AR
$4,096
($2,656)
$2,958 7,411- - 16 to 1
- University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
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Public, 2-4 yearsMorrilton, AR
$3,456
($3,216)
$4,184 1,836100% - 21 to 1
- Southern Arkansas University Tech
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Public, 2-4 yearsCamden, AR
$6,210
($4,420)
$5,415 769- - 9 to 1
- University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
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Public, 4 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$15,268
($8,398)
$10,474 2,66868% 913 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
- Champion Christian College
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Private, 4 yearsHot Springs, AR
$7,654 $4,590 80- - 5 to 1
- Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design
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Private, Less than 2 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR
$19,050 $5,199 84- - 20 to 1
- North Arkansas College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHarrison, AR
$3,840
($3,090)
$5,249 1,604- - 12 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 School-Little Rock
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$19,455 $5,394 15- - 20 to 1
- Arkansas State University Mid-South
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Public, 2-4 yearsWest Memphis, AR
$3,226
($2,746)
$4,580 1,203- - 9 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJonesboro, AR
$15,750 $4,251 74- - 19 to 1
Average$12,715
($4,723)
$6,748 151,86368.19% 1,088 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