Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Arkansas

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Arkansas was home to 44 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 44 institutions enrolled 162,016 students in fall 2017: 141,229 in undergraduate programs and 20,787 in graduate programs. A total of 63,158 students attending post-secondary school in Arkansas took at least one distance education course, representing 38.9 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 23,114 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 19,039 (82.3%) of those residing in the state of Arkansas.

The majority of these institutions were public: including 11 four-year schools and 22 two-year schools. The state was also home to 11 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in Arkansas's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctoral degrees.

44 Degree Granting Institutions

 

162,016 Students Enrolled

 

63,158 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 162,016 students in fall 2017, the 44 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Arkansas offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Arkansas offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Arkansas

Arkansas Baptist College
1600 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-6068 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
Arkansas State University Mid-South
2000 W. Broadway
West Memphis, AR 72301-3829 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Arkansas State University-Main Campus
2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Arkansas State University-Newport
7648 Victory Blvd
Newport, AR 72112 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Black River Technical College
1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
College of the Ouachitas
One College Circle
Malvern, AR 72104-0816 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Crowley's Ridge College
100 College Dr
Paragould, AR 72450 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
Harding University
915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72149-5615 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Hendrix College
1600 Washington Ave
Conway, AR 72032-3080 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Lyon College
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
North Arkansas College
1515 Pioneer Dr
Harrison, AR 72601-5508 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Ouachita Baptist University
410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Philander Smith College
900 W. Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-3799 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
South Arkansas Community College
300 S West Ave
El Dorado, AR 71731-7010 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
100 E. University
Magnolia, AR 71753 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas
Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, AR 72701 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas at Monticello
Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
1100 College Dr
Mena, AR 71953 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope
2500 S Main
Hope, AR 71801 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205-7199 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College
3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118-3347 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
University of the Ozarks
415 N College Ave
Clarksville, AR 72830 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
Arkansas Northeastern College
2501 S Division
Blytheville, AR 72316-1109 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Arkansas State University-Beebe
1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012-1000 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Arkansas Tech University
Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801-2222 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Central Baptist College
1501 College Avenue
Conway, AR 72034 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
East Arkansas Community College
1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335-2204 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Henderson State University
1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
John Brown University
2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
National Park College
101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712-5091 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Ozarka College
218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556-0010 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
1000 Campus Drive
Helena, AR 72342-0785 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Southeast Arkansas College
1900 Hazel St.
Pine Bluff, AR 71603 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Southern Arkansas University Tech
6415 Spellman Road
Camden, AR 71701-1906 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, AR 71601 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
2005 White Drive
Batesville, AR 72503-3350 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035-0001 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Williams Baptist College
60 W Fulbright Avenue
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes