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 162,338 students are attending Arkansas Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.23 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Arkansas Colleges is $4,958 for Arkansas residents and $12,992 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $7,606 for Arkansas residents and $16,499 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$4,958 Arkansas residents
$12,992 out-of-state
Graduate$7,606 Arkansas residents
$16,499 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,531
Student Population162,338
Undergraduate141,828
Graduate20,510
Acceptance Rate68.40%
Test Scores1,094 SAT, 23 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio14.23 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
Private, 4 yearsSearcy, AR
$20,530 $10,789 5,12161% 1,165 SAT
25 ACT
16 to 1
2 University of Arkansas
Public, 4 yearsFayetteville, AR
$25,872
($9,384)
$7,696 27,77877% 1,210 SAT
27 ACT
18 to 1
3 Hendrix College
Private, 4 yearsConway, AR
$47,600 $34,697 1,20870% 1,255 SAT
29 ACT
10 to 1
4 John Brown University
Private, 4 yearsSiloam Springs, AR
$27,668 $16,388 2,51676% 1,160 SAT
26 ACT
14 to 1
5 Lyon College
Private, 4 yearsBatesville, AR
$29,140 $21,014 65544% 1,120 SAT
24 ACT
10 to 1
6 Williams Baptist University
Private, 4 yearsWalnut Ridge, AR
$18,058 $12,556 49659% 970 SAT
21 ACT
14 to 1
7 Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Public, 4 yearsMagnolia, AR
$13,480
($8,980)
$9,578 4,47265% 1,067 SAT
21 ACT
17 to 1
8 Arkansas State University-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsJonesboro, AR $15,860
($8,900)
$9,145 13,70980% 1,117 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
9 University of Central Arkansas
Public, 4 yearsConway, AR
$15,998
($9,188)
$7,909 11,17790% 1,060 SAT
24 ACT
15 to 1
10 University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Public, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$21,767
($9,512)
$7,787 10,51566% 1,191 SAT
22 ACT
12 to 1
11 Henderson State University
Public, 4 yearsArkadelphia, AR
$10,521
($8,811)
$9,820 3,96176% 1,045 SAT
22 ACT
14 to 1
12 Arkansas Tech University
Public, 4 yearsRussellville, AR
$13,236
($7,668)
$6,752 12,10195% - 18 to 1
13 University of Arkansas at Monticello
Public, 4 yearsMonticello, AR
$13,759
($7,909)
$6,366 3,111- - 14 to 1
- The Beauty SchoolPrivate, Less than 2 yearsMountain Home, AR $13,500 $3,449 15- - 13 to 1
- Ouachita Baptist University
Private, 4 yearsArkadelphia, AR
$27,900 $19,432 1,66061% 1,155 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-North Little RockPrivate, Less than 2 yearsSherwood, AR $15,990 $5,457 88- - 10 to 1
- Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock
Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$19,805 $4,198 125- - 20 to 1
- Arkansas State University Mid-South
Public, 2-4 yearsWest Memphis, AR
$4,234
($3,274)
$5,202 1,423- - 11 to 1
- Hot Springs Beauty College
Private, Less than 2 yearsHot Springs, AR
$15,000 $4,045 28- - 12 to 1
- Ecclesia College
Private, 4 yearsSpringdale, AR
$15,950 $9,301 21863% - 10 to 1
- National Park College
Public, 2-4 yearsHot Springs, AR
$6,230
($5,000)
$4,188 2,017- - 19 to 1
- Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
Public, 2-4 yearsMountain Home, AR
$4,524
($2,904)
$3,568 1,345- - 16 to 1
- Crowley's Ridge College
Private, 4 yearsParagould, AR
$14,500 $8,801 198- - 8 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-ArkansasPrivate, Less than 2 yearsFayetteville, AR $15,000 $4,220 95- - 25 to 1
- Southern Arkansas University Tech
Public, 2-4 yearsCamden, AR
$6,417
($4,977)
$5,571 1,082- - 13 to 1
- Baptist Health College Little Rock
Private, 2-4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$11,032 $2,896 648100% -
21 ACT
10 to 1
- Southeast Arkansas College
Public, 2-4 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$6,735
($3,855)
$4,776 1,119- - 13 to 1
- Northern Technical College
Private, Less than 2 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$16,995 $6,486 29- - 20 to 1
- Ozarka College
Public, 2-4 yearsMelbourne, AR
$5,356
($3,004)
$5,045 1,123- - 14 to 1
- Arkansas Colleges of Health EducationPrivate, 4 yearsFort Smith, AR - - 318- - -
- Arkansas State University-Beebe
Public, 2-4 yearsBeebe, AR
$4,656
($2,928)
$4,134 3,446- - 17 to 1
- University of Phoenix-ArkansasPrivate, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR $12,238 - 26- - 8 to 1
- New Tyler Barber College Inc
Private, Less than 2 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR
$15,825 $4,633 38- - 20 to 1
- Bryan UniversityPrivate, 2-4 yearsRogers, AR $15,433 $4,756 56- - 6 to 1
- Arkansas State University-Newport
Public, 2-4 yearsNewport, AR
$4,394
($3,002)
$4,777 2,270- - 15 to 1
- East Arkansas Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsForrest City, AR
$3,804
($3,234)
$5,280 1,151- - 9 to 1
- Shorter CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsN Little Rock, AR $5,596 $5,979 569- - 16 to 1
- University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Public, 4 yearsFort Smith, AR
$13,026
($5,754)
$5,865 6,557- - 17 to 1
- University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR
$6,900
($5,670)
$4,201 4,531- - 17 to 1
- Champion Christian CollegePrivate, 4 yearsHot Springs, AR $7,640 - 87- - 10 to 1
- University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
Public, 2-4 yearsMorrilton, AR
$4,128
($3,456)
$4,028 1,90276% - 22 to 1
- C. Alexander School of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$15,000 $5,479 24- - 2 to 1
- River Valley School of Massage
Private, Less than 2 yearsRussellville, AR
$9,800 $3,308 13- - 7 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Fort Smith
Private, Less than 2 yearsFort Smith, AR
$14,330 $3,736 31- - 13 to 1
- Northwest Technical Institute
Public, Less than 2 yearsSpringdale, AR
$2,195 $3,094 237- - 6 to 1
- Strayer University-ArkansasPrivate, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR $13,515 $4,276 368- - 50 to 1
- Arkansas Baptist College
Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$8,760 $6,152 525- - 23 to 1
- Academy of Salon and Spa
Private, Less than 2 yearsFort Smith, AR
$15,000 $4,464 53- - 27 to 1
- Credence Institute of Beauty
Private, Less than 2 yearsCrossett, AR
- - 8- - 3 to 1
- Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner SchoolPrivate, Less than 2 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR $15,500 $4,916 382- - 11 to 1
- South Arkansas Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsEl Dorado, AR
$4,812
($3,012)
$3,889 1,473- - 15 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Little RockPrivate, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR - - -- - 9 to 1
- Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
Public, 2-4 yearsDe Queen, AR
$4,410
($3,960)
$5,774 1,518- - 16 to 1
- University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
Public, 2-4 yearsMena, AR
$3,648
($3,408)
$4,998 814- - 19 to 1
- University of Arkansas System eVersityPublic, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR $21,000 - -- - -
- Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Jacksonville
Private, Less than 2 yearsJacksonville, AR
$14,330 $3,276 36- - 12 to 1
- Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
Public, 2-4 yearsHelena, AR
$4,910
($3,410)
$3,916 1,520- - 13 to 1
- Delta Designs Cosmetology School
Private, Less than 2 yearsWynne, AR
$13,935 $3,266 45- - 15 to 1
- Arkansas State University Three Rivers
Public, 2-4 yearsMalvern, AR
$5,882
($3,458)
$2,457 1,257- - 11 to 1
- Academy of Professional Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsRogers, AR
$12,000 $4,276 77- - 18 to 1
- University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Public, 4 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$14,574
($8,064)
$10,066 2,57944% 970 SAT
18 ACT
15 to 1
- Designer Barber & Stylist School
Private, Less than 2 yearsFt Smith, AR
$14,900 $4,485 7875% - 14 to 1
- Arkansas Beauty CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsRussellville, AR $14,400 $4,086 15- - 4 to 1
- Arkansas Northeastern College
Public, 2-4 yearsBlytheville, AR
$4,026
($2,626)
$3,278 1,422- - 15 to 1
- Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing
Private, 2-4 yearsPine Bluff, AR
$11,103 $3,713 70- - 8 to 1
- Blue Cliff College-FayettevillePrivate, Less than 2 yearsFayetteville, AR $15,881 $4,151 197- - 22 to 1
- University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
Public, 2-4 yearsBatesville, AR
$3,438
($2,850)
$3,607 1,319- - 17 to 1
- Remington College-Little Rock CampusPrivate, 2-4 yearsLittle Rock, AR $14,182 $5,282 39- - 5 to 1
- Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute
Public, Less than 2 yearsForrest City, AR
$1,350 $5,283 168- - 6 to 1
- Searcy Beauty College
Private, Less than 2 yearsSearcy, AR
$14,900 $4,843 75- - 20 to 1
- Velvatex College of Beauty Culture
Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$15,000 $7,458 16- - 12 to 1
- Black River Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsPocahontas, AR
$5,448
($3,216)
$4,764 1,582- - 15 to 1
- Professional Cosmetology Education Center
Private, Less than 2 yearsEl Dorado, AR
$14,350 $5,150 30- - 15 to 1
- Arkansas Welding Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsJacksonville, AR
$18,910 $11,716 15- - 14 to 1
- University of the Ozarks
Private, 4 yearsClarksville, AR
$25,950 $20,018 87250% 960 SAT
21 ACT
15 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty College-JonesboroPrivate, Less than 2 yearsJonesboro, AR $14,330 $4,267 57- - 19 to 1
- New Beginnings Beauty AcademyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsPine Bluff, AR $17,000 $5,429 32- - 16 to 1
- Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair DesignPrivate, Less than 2 yearsNorth Little Rock, AR $19,453 $4,840 128- - 20 to 1
- North Arkansas College
Public, 2-4 yearsHarrison, AR
$4,632
($2,952)
$4,197 1,812- - 14 to 1
- Washington Barber College IncPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR $17,000 $3,886 52- - 8 to 1
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Public, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$16,145
($8,297)
$5,563 2,758- - 10 to 1
- Career Academy of Hair Design
Private, Less than 2 yearsSpringdale, AR
$15,945 $3,934 211- - 9 to 1
- Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Conway
Private, Less than 2 yearsConway, AR
$14,330 $3,885 55- - 14 to 1
- Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock
Private, Less than 2 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$10,700 $6,622 121- - 13 to 1
- NorthWest Arkansas Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsBentonville, AR
$4,432
($4,072)
$3,448 7,979- - 18 to 1
- Central Baptist College
Private, 4 yearsConway, AR
$16,650 $9,147 73240% 961 SAT
20 ACT
11 to 1
- University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana
Public, 2-4 yearsHope, AR
$4,300
($3,250)
$3,432 1,559- - 16 to 1
- GoodFellas Barber CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearslittle rock, AR $15,675 - -- - -
- Philander Smith College
Private, 4 yearsLittle Rock, AR
$13,014 $10,902 1,000- - 16 to 1
- Designer Barber & Stylist School -Private, Less than 2 yearsSpringdale, AR - - -- - -
Average$12,992
($4,958)
$6,531 162,33868.40% 1,094 SAT 14.23 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

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3. Hendrix CollegePrivate, 4 yearsConway, AR

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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