List of colleges and universities in Arkansas Article

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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

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 HLC
Arkansas Northeastern College Blytheville Public Associate's college 1,425 1975 HLC
Arkansas State University Jonesboro Public Master's university 13,552 1909 HLC
Arkansas State University-Beebe Beebe Public Associate's college 4,380 1927 HLC
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Mountain Home Public Associate's college 1,238 1995 HLC
Arkansas State University-Newport Newport Public Associate's college 2,057 1976 HLC
Arkansas Tech University Russellville Public Master's university 11,369 1909 HLC
Black River Technical College Pocahontas Public Associate's college 2,248 1978 HLC
Blue Cliff College Fayetteville Private - For Profit Technical School 1987 (SAA),(WIA),(AMTA-COS),(NCBTMB)
Central Baptist College Conway Private Baccalaureate college 827 1892 HLC
College of the Ouachitas Malvern Public Associate's college 1,501 1969 HLC
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas De Queen Public Associate's college 1,597 1975 HLC
Crowley's Ridge College Paragould Private
( Churches of Christ)
Baccalaureate college 200 1964 HLC
East Arkansas Community College Forrest City Public Associate's college 1,386 1974 HLC
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 HLC
Henderson State University Arkadelphia Public Master's university 3,583 1890 HLC
Hendrix College Conway Private
( United Methodist Church)
Baccalaureate college 1,444 1876 HLC
John Brown University Siloam Springs Private Baccalaureate college 2,596 1919 HLC
Lyon College Batesville Private
( Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Baccalaureate college 592 1872 HLC
Mid-South Community College West Memphis Public Associate's college 1,793 1992 HLC
National Park College Hot Springs Public Associate's college 3,246 2003 HLC
North Arkansas College Harrison Public Associate's college 2,167 1974 HLC
Northwest Arkansas Community College Bentonville Public Associate's college 8,020 1989 HLC
Ouachita Baptist University Arkadelphia Private
( Southern Baptist Convention)
Baccalaureate college 1,543 1886 HLC
Ozarka College Melbourne Public Associate's college 1,489 1975 HLC
Philander Smith College Little Rock Private
( United Methodist Church)
Baccalaureate college 556 1882 HLC
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Helena-West Helena Public Associate's college 2,029 1965 HLC
University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College North Little Rock Public Associate's college 10,527 1945 HLC
Rich Mountain Community College Mena Public Associate's college 957 1973 HLC
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 HLC
Southeast Arkansas College Pine Bluff Public Associate's college 1,601 1991 HLC
Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Public Master's university 3,404 1909 HLC
Southern Arkansas University Tech Camden Public Associate's college 1,730 1967 HLC
University of Arkansas Fayetteville Public Research university 25,341 1871 HLC
University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Batesville Public Associate's college 1,353 1991 HLC
University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Hope Public Associate's college 1,460 1965 HLC
University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Morrilton Public Associate's college 2,149 1961 HLC
University of Arkansas System eVersity Online Campus Public Baccalaureate college
2014 Recognized by the AHECB to offer degrees in collaboration with UA System institutions
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Fort Smith Public Baccalaureate college 7,170 1928 HLC
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock Public Research university 12,377 1927 HLC
University of Arkansas at Monticello Monticello Public Master's university 3,893 1909 HLC
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Pine Bluff Public Baccalaureate college 2,615 1873 HLC
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock Public Medical school 2,867 1879 HLC
University of Central Arkansas Conway Public Master's university 11,534 1907 HLC
University of the Ozarks Clarksville Private
( Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Baccalaureate college 585 1834 HLC
Williams Baptist College Walnut Ridge Private
( Southern Baptist Convention)
Baccalaureate college 574 1941 HLC

Out-of-state institutions

Defunct institutions

  • Judsonia University, Judsonia, Arkansas [2]
  • Little Rock Commercial College and Telegraph Institute
  • Little Rock College
  • Southeast College of Technology (now Remington College)
Key
Abbreviation Accrediting agency
AAMFT American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
AANA American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
ABA American Bar Association
ACICS Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
ACME Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
ACPE Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
ADA American Dental Association
ADA American Dietetic Association
AOTA American Occupational Therapy Association
APA American Psychological Association
APTA American Physical Therapy Association
ASHA American Speech–Language–Hearing Association
CCNE Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
JRCERT Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Radiologic Technology
LCME Liaison Committee on Medical Education
MSCHE Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
NASAD National Association of Schools of Art and Design
NASD National Association of Schools of Dance
NASM National Association of Schools of Music
NAST National Association of Schools of Theatre
HLC Higher Learning Commission
NCATE National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
NLNAC National League for Nursing

See also

Notes

  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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