Arkansas College Overview

Of the eighty-four Arkansas schools, Harding University ranked first and University of Arkansas ranked second (view more at Arkansas college rankings). The 2022 average tuition & fees of all Arkansas colleges is $8,776 for Arkansas residents and $13,109 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 67.46% and the average SAT score is 1,085. The average number of students is 1,764 and the average student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Arkansas colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2022 Arkansas Colleges

The following table lists colleges located in Arkansas ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Harding University
Searcy, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,230$11,0801,17554.1%4,97367%16 to 1
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$26,390$22,5631,13582.7%29,06870%19 to 1
Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,698$11,4081,11563.3%12,86354%14 to 1
Hendrix College
Conway, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,350$33,3501,21568.3%1,12073%11 to 1
Lyon College
Batesville, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,414-1,12327.2%57946%10 to 1
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Magnolia, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,530$9,8821,03562.6%4,43440%15 to 1
Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,140$13,780-73.8%1,76467%13 to 1
John Brown University
Siloam Springs, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,924$13,9201,21052.9%2,45970%15 to 1
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,636$12,450-94.4%9,64046%18 to 1
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,767$14,8841,10057.7%8,29540%11 to 1
University of Arkansas at Monticello
Monticello, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,879$15,103-0.0%2,67833%12 to 1
Philander Smith College
Little Rock, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,014--0.0%71028%12 to 1
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,433$11,8351,07092.4%10,10549%15 to 1
Henderson State University
Arkadelphia, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,768$9,1081,06575.0%2,91937%14 to 1
Arthur's Beauty College
Jacksonville, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,750--0.0%3821%19 to 1
Southeast Arkansas College
Pine Bluff, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$6,735--0.0%99719%10 to 1
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
Bentonville, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,456--0.0%7,03723%13 to 1
Delta Designs Cosmetology School
Wynne, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,575--0.0%2332%10 to 1
Black River Technical College
Pocahontas, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$6,350--0.0%1,38031%13 to 1
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College
North Little Rock, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$6,900--0.0%4,41822%15 to 1
Arkansas State University-Newport
Newport, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,320--0.0%1,82938%12 to 1
Arkansas Welding Academy
Jacksonville, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,713--61.5%1572%12 to 1
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,976$17,652-0.0%3,088-21 to 1
Academy of Salon and Spa
Fort Smith, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--0.0%5348%18 to 1
Ecclesia College
Springdale, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,950$12,075-67.4%14816%10 to 1
Central Baptist College
Conway, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,400-1,02061.6%62239%11 to 1
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
Mena, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$3,816--0.0%71857%28 to 1
GoodFellas Barber College
Little Rock, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,675--0.0%7-2 to 1
Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock
Little Rock, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,455--0.0%28100%20 to 1
Arkansas Northeastern College
Blytheville, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,138--0.0%1,45730%19 to 1
Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville
Fayetteville, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,381--0.0%3635%9 to 1
Crowley's Ridge College
Paragould, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,250--0.0%19723%9 to 1
Searcy Beauty College
Searcy, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,900--0.0%8448%25 to 1
North Arkansas College
Harrison, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$5,940--0.0%1,79228%14 to 1
Washington Barber College Inc
Little Rock, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,000--0.0%2983%10 to 1
Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock
Little Rock, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,000--0.0%6249%12 to 1
Williams Baptist University
Walnut Ridge, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,570-97364.1%62932%17 to 1
Arthur's Beauty College
Fort Smith, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,750--0.0%2547%13 to 1
The Salon Professional Academy-North Little Rock
Sherwood, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990--0.0%11176%10 to 1
National Park College
Hot Springs, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$6,230--0.0%1,91926%15 to 1
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,574$14,14691367.5%2,67041%14 to 1
Ozarka College
Melbourne, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$5,356--0.0%1,00737%14 to 1
New Beginnings Beauty Academy
Pine Bluff, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,000--0.0%4013%18 to 1
University of Arkansas System Office
Little Rock, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
---0.0%---
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
Morrilton, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,128--100.0%1,95336%19 to 1
Academy of Professional Cosmetology
Rogers, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,125--0.0%13567%25 to 1
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
Helena, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,910--0.0%1,28939%12 to 1
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Fort Smith, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,026$12,735-0.0%5,44726%18 to 1
Arthur's Beauty College
Jonesboro, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,750--0.0%6742%22 to 1
Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing
Pine Bluff, AR
Private, 2-4 years
$12,000--0.0%66-8 to 1
Baptist Health College Little Rock
Little Rock, AR
Private, 2-4 years
$12,598--0.0%66633%9 to 1
Professional Cosmetology Education Center
El Dorado, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,325--0.0%3790%19 to 1
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
Mountain Home, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,524--0.0%1,24648%14 to 1
Northern Technical College
Pine Bluff, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,995--0.0%2543%20 to 1
Career Academy of Hair Design
Springdale, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,195--0.0%19658%5 to 1
University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana
Hope, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,390--0.0%1,19143%14 to 1
Arthur's Beauty College
Conway, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,750--0.0%6661%22 to 1
Champion Christian College
Hot Springs, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,654--0.0%95-5 to 1
Arkansas Baptist College
Little Rock, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,760--0.0%4149%23 to 1
Arkansas State University Mid-South
West Memphis, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,234--0.0%1,07734%10 to 1
Arkansas State University System
Little Rock, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
---0.0%---
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
De Queen, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,410--0.0%1,36046%18 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--0.0%11867%20 to 1
University of Arkansas System eVersity
Little Rock, AR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$3,675--0.0%668-22 to 1
Arkansas Beauty College
Russellville, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,400--0.0%3368%8 to 1
New Tyler Barber College Inc
North Little Rock, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,825--0.0%3378%20 to 1
Bryan University
Rogers, AR
Private, 2-4 years
$16,181--0.0%1593%3 to 1
East Arkansas Community College
Forrest City, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$3,720--0.0%1,05641%11 to 1
Shorter College
N Little Rock, AR
Private, 2-4 years
$5,596--0.0%24512%13 to 1
Arkansas Technical School
North Little Rock, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,050--0.0%6233%20 to 1
Northwest Technical Institute
Springdale, AR
Public, Less than 2 years
$4,450--0.0%15565%6 to 1
Strayer University-Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135-0.0%402-27 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Little Rock
North Little Rock, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,070--0.0%33054%12 to 1
South Arkansas Community College
El Dorado, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,812--0.0%1,13227%13 to 1
Arkansas State University Three Rivers
Malvern, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$5,882--0.0%1,59731%14 to 1
Designer Barber & Stylist School
Ft Smith, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,915--0.0%84100%12 to 1
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
Batesville, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$3,438--0.0%1,06056%13 to 1
Southern Arkansas University Tech
Camden, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$6,210--0.0%98448%9 to 1
Arkansas State University-Beebe
Beebe, AR
Public, 2-4 years
$4,656--0.0%2,77639%15 to 1
University of the Ozarks
Clarksville, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,950-1,04055.4%78449%15 to 1
River Valley School of Massage
Russellville, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,800--0.0%5100%2 to 1
Velvatex College of Beauty Culture
Little Rock, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,230--0.0%1588%15 to 1
Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
Fort Smith, AR
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$34,550-0.0%718--
Hot Springs Beauty College
Hot Springs, AR
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--0.0%85100%19 to 1
Average$13,109$15,8701,08567.5%1,76448%14 to 1