List of colleges and universities in Arkansas

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This is a list of colleges and universities in Arkansas. This list also includes other educational institutions providing higher education, meaning tertiary, quaternary, and, in some cases, post-secondary education.

Institutions[edit]

List of Colleges and Universities in Arkansas
School Location[1] Control Type Enrollment[1]
(Fall 2013)
Founded Accreditation[1]
Arkansas Baptist College Little Rock Private Baccalaureate college 1,027 1884 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Arkansas Northeastern College Blytheville Public Associate's college 1,425 1975 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Arkansas State University Jonesboro Public Master's university 13,552 1909 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Arkansas State University-Beebe Beebe Public Associate's college 4,380 1927 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Mountain Home Public Associate's college 1,238 1995 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Arkansas State University-Newport Newport Public Associate's college 2,057 1976 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Arkansas Tech University Russellville Public Master's university 11,369 1909 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Black River Technical College Pocahontas Public Associate's college 2,248 1972 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Central Baptist College Conway Private Baccalaureate college 827 1892 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
College of the Ouachitas Malvern Public Associate's college 1,501 1969 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas De Queen Public Associate's college 1,597 1975 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Crowley's Ridge College Paragould Private
(Churches of Christ)
Associate's college 200 1964 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
East Arkansas Community College Forrest City Public Associate's college 1,386 1974 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Ecclesia College Springdale Private Special-focus institution (Bible college) 178 1975 ABHE
Harding University Searcy Private
(Churches of Christ)
Master's university 6,238 1924 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Henderson State University Arkadelphia Public Master's university 3,583 1890 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Hendrix College Conway Private
(United Methodist Church)
Baccalaureate college 1,444 1876 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
John Brown University Siloam Springs Private Baccalaureate college 2,596 1919 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Lyon College Batesville Private
(Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Baccalaureate college 592 1872 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Mid-South Community College West Memphis Public Associate's college 1,793 1992 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
National Park College Hot Springs Public Associate's college 3,246 2003 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
North Arkansas College Harrison Public Associate's college 2,167 1974 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Northwest Arkansas Community College Bentonville Public Associate's college 8,020 1989 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Ouachita Baptist University Arkadelphia Private
(Southern Baptist Convention)
Baccalaureate college 1,543 1886 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Ozarka College Melbourne Public Associate's college 1,489 1975 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Philander Smith College Little Rock Private
(United Methodist Church)
Baccalaureate college 556 1882 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Helena-West Helena Public Associate's college 2,029 1965 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Pulaski Technical College North Little Rock Public Associate's college 10,527 1945 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Rich Mountain Community College Mena Public Associate's college 957 1973 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Shorter College North Little Rock Private
(African Methodist Episcopal Church)
Associate's college 330 1886 TRACS
South Arkansas Community College El Dorado Public Associate's college 1,632 1992 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Southeast Arkansas College Pine Bluff Public Associate's college 1,601 1991 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Public Master's university 3,404 1909 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Southern Arkansas University Tech Camden Public Associate's college 1,730 1967 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Arkansas Fayetteville Public Research university 25,341 1871 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Batesville Public Associate's college 1,353 1991 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Hope Public Associate's college 1,460 1965 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Morrilton Public Associate's college 2,149 1961 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Fort Smith Public Baccalaureate college 7,170 1928 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock Public Research university 12,377 1927 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Arkansas at Monticello Monticello Public Master's university 3,893 1909 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Pine Bluff Public Baccalaureate college 2,615 1873 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock Public Medical school 2,867 1879 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of Central Arkansas Conway Public Master's university 11,534 1907 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
University of the Ozarks Clarksville Private
(Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Baccalaureate college 585 1834 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)
Williams Baptist College Walnut Ridge Private
(Southern Baptist Convention)
Baccalaureate college 574 1941 The Higher Learning Commission (NCA)

Out-of-state institutions[edit]

Defunct institutions[edit]

  • Judsonia University, Judsonia, Arkansas[2]
  • Little Rock Commercial College and Telegraph Institute
  • Southeast College of Technology (now Remington College)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "College Navigator". United States Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ Steiger's Educational Directory. 1878 Edition

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