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The following table compares the basic academic information between Colleges in Arkansas. By school type, there are 38 public and 57 private schools in Colleges in Arkansas. By school level, there are 29 four years (or high) schools , 28 2-4 years schools and 38 less than 2 years schools.
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Academic Comparison - Colleges In Arkansas
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
University of Arkansas at Little RockLittle Rock, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle Rock, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Arkansas Baptist CollegeLittle Rock, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor
Arkansas Beauty School-Little RockLittle Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Arkansas Beauty CollegeRussellville, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Lyon CollegeBatesville, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
Arkansas Technical SchoolNorth Little Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Arthur's Beauty CollegeFort Smith, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of ArkansasFayetteville, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Arkansas at Pine BluffPine Bluff, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
Arkansas State University-BeebeBeebe, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Arkansas State UniversityJonesboro, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Arkansas Tech UniversityRussellville, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Arkansas at MonticelloMonticello, ARPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Arthur's Beauty CollegeJacksonville, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Baptist Health College Little RockLittle Rock, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Black River Technical CollegePocahontas, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
University of Central ArkansasConway, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Central Baptist CollegeConway, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor
Cossatot Community College of the University of ArkansasDe Queen, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Crowley's Ridge CollegeParagould, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor
East Arkansas Community CollegeForrest City, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little RockLittle Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Paul Mitchell the School-Little RockNorth Little Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
National Park CollegeHot Springs, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
University of Arkansas Community College-BatesvilleBatesville, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Harding UniversitySearcy, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Henderson State UniversityArkadelphia, ARPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Hendrix CollegeConway, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
Hot Springs Beauty CollegeHot Springs, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of NursingPine Bluff, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeAssociate
John Brown UniversitySiloam Springs, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Career Academy of Hair DesignSpringdale, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Academy of Salon and SpaFort Smith, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Arkansas State University Mid-SouthWest Memphis, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Arkansas Northeastern CollegeBlytheville, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
New Tyler Barber College IncNorth Little Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
North Arkansas CollegeHarrison, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Northwest Technical InstituteSpringdale, ARPublic, less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Ouachita Baptist UniversityArkadelphia, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor
Arkansas State University Three RiversMalvern, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Ozarka CollegeMelbourne, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
University of the OzarksClarksville, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
University of Arkansas Community College-MorriltonMorrilton, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Philander Smith CollegeLittle Rock, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
Phillips Community College of the University of ArkansasHelena, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Southeast Arkansas CollegePine Bluff, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Professional Cosmetology Education CenterEl Dorado, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical CollegeNorth Little Rock, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
University of Arkansas Hope-TexarkanaHope, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
University of Arkansas Community College Rich MountainMena, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Paul Mitchell the School-ArkansasFayetteville, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Searcy Beauty CollegeSearcy, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Shorter CollegeN Little Rock, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeAssociate
Williams Baptist UniversityWalnut Ridge, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
South Arkansas Community CollegeEl Dorado, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Southern Arkansas University Main CampusMagnolia, ARPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Southern Arkansas University TechCamden, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
University of Arkansas System OfficeLittle Rock, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Velvatex College of Beauty CultureLittle Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Arkansas-Fort SmithFort Smith, ARPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master
NorthWest Arkansas Community CollegeBentonville, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Arkansas State University-Mountain HomeMountain Home, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Remington College-Little Rock CampusLittle Rock, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeAssociate
Arkansas State University-NewportNewport, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Arthur's Beauty CollegeConway, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Credence Institute of BeautyCrossett, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree granting-
Ecclesia CollegeSpringdale, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
Arkansas State University SystemLittle Rock, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Blue Cliff College-FayettevilleFayetteville, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Bryan UniversityRogers, ARPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Washington Barber College IncLittle Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Strayer University-ArkansasLittle Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
The Salon Professional Academy-North Little RockSherwood, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Designer Barber & Stylist SchoolFt Smith, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
New Beginnings Beauty AcademyPine Bluff, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
River Valley School of MassageRussellville, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
The Beauty SchoolMountain Home, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Academy of Professional CosmetologyRogers, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Arkansas Colleges of Health EducationFort Smith, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeDoctorate
Arthur's Beauty CollegeJonesboro, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
C. Alexander School of CosmetologyLittle Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Designer Barber & Stylist School - SpringdaleSpringdale, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree granting-
Delta Designs Cosmetology SchoolWynne, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Northern Technical CollegePine Bluff, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Arkansas Welding AcademyJacksonville, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Champion Christian CollegeHot Springs, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor
GoodFellas Barber Collegelittle rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Arkansas System eVersityLittle Rock, ARPublic, four-yearsBachelor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor
Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair DesignLittle Rock, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree granting-
Career Academy of Hair Design - Fort SmithFort Smith, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree granting-
Career Academy of Hair Design-FayettevilleFayetteville, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree granting-
Career Academy of Hair Design-RogersRogers, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree granting-
Career Academy of Hair Design-Siloam SpringsSiloam Springs, ARPrivate (for-profit), less than 2-yearsNon-degree granting-
University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - TexarkanaTexarkana, ARPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's Degree-
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of Colleges in Arkansas is $8,897 for State residents and $13,089 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 68.19% and graduation rate is 49.69%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
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Key Facts Comparison Between Colleges In Arkansas
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
University of Arkansas at Little Rock $8,366 / $18,957 58% 42% 13:18,899
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences $8,236 / $15,976 - - 17:12,907
Arkansas Baptist College $8,760 - 12% 22:1468
Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock $19,455 - - 20:115
Arkansas Beauty College $14,400 - 64% 7:138
Lyon College $30,414 27% 43% 11:1665
Arkansas Technical School $19,050 - - 20:184
Arthur's Beauty College $15,750 - 52% 15:129
University of Arkansas $9,574 / $26,390 83% 68% 19:127,562
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff $8,398 / $15,268 68% 39% 14:12,668
Arkansas State University-Beebe $2,928 / $4,656 - 42% 17:12,982
Arkansas State University $7,130 / $12,698 63% 53% 14:113,106
Arkansas Tech University $7,900 / $13,636 94% 44% 17:110,829
University of Arkansas at Monticello $8,029 / $13,879 - 36% 11:12,645
Arthur's Beauty College $15,750 - 45% 19:157
Baptist Health College Little Rock $12,598 50% 86% 10:1661
Black River Technical College $4,118 / $6,350 - 30% 14:11,350
University of Central Arkansas $9,563 / $16,433 92% 46% 15:110,335
Central Baptist College $17,400 62% 38% 11:1604
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas $3,570 / $3,960 - 41% 17:11,386
Crowley's Ridge College $15,250 - 39% 10:1192
East Arkansas Community College $2,820 / $3,120 - 25% 11:1934
Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock $12,000 - 49% 13:180
Paul Mitchell the School-Little Rock $17,070 - 60% 16:1405
National Park College $4,550 / $5,000 - 20% 18:11,912
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville $2,526 / $2,862 - 52% 15:11,224
Harding University $22,230 54% 72% 14:14,617
Henderson State University $7,560 / $9,768 75% 34% 14:13,163
Hendrix College $33,350 68% 65% 10:11,077
Hot Springs Beauty College $15,000 - 38% 14:181
Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing $12,000 - - 8:155
John Brown University $28,924 53% 64% 14:12,343
Career Academy of Hair Design $18,195 - 58% 5:1192
Academy of Salon and Spa $16,500 - 85% 20:153
Arkansas State University Mid-South $2,746 / $3,226 - 16% 9:11,203
Arkansas Northeastern College $2,458 / $2,738 - 27% 17:11,358
New Tyler Barber College Inc $15,825 - 70% 20:135
North Arkansas College $3,090 / $3,840 - 27% 12:11,604
Northwest Technical Institute $2,195 / $4,450 - 70% 6:1186
Ouachita Baptist University $30,140 74% 60% 12:11,704
Arkansas State University Three Rivers $3,458 / $5,882 - 30% 14:11,243
Ozarka College $3,004 / $5,356 - 57% 14:11,033
University of the Ozarks $24,950 55% 47% 16:1836
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton $3,216 / $3,456 100% 37% 21:11,836
Philander Smith College $13,014 - 34% 12:1799
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas $3,020 / $3,410 - 41% 10:11,093
Southeast Arkansas College $3,855 / $6,735 - 19% 12:11,113
Professional Cosmetology Education Center $18,325 - 56% 19:138
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College $5,670 / $6,900 - 24% 17:14,810
University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana $3,070 / $3,340 - 38% 14:11,211
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain $3,240 / $3,576 - 52% 21:1798
Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas $15,000 - 78% 25:1101
Searcy Beauty College $14,900 - 38% 26:179
Shorter College $5,596 - 42% 19:1223
Williams Baptist University $18,570 64% 38% 16:1618
South Arkansas Community College $2,700 / $3,012 - 21% 13:11,253
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus $9,410 / $14,630 63% 43% 18:14,432
Southern Arkansas University Tech $4,420 / $6,210 - 41% 9:1769
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Velvatex College of Beauty Culture $15,230 - 86% 12:111
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith $5,754 / $13,026 - 31% 18:15,887
NorthWest Arkansas Community College $2,656 / $4,096 - 27% 16:17,411
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home $2,904 / $4,464 - 38% 14:11,271
Remington College-Little Rock Campus $15,000 - 22% 5:139
Arkansas State University-Newport $2,856 / $4,320 - 35% 13:11,941
Arthur's Beauty College $15,750 - 63% 19:177
Credence Institute of Beauty - - 79% 3:18
Ecclesia College $15,950 67% 25% 10:1193
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Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville $18,381 - 52% 17:1183
Bryan University $16,181 - 74% 3:138
Washington Barber College Inc $17,000 - 79% 10:138
Strayer University-Arkansas $13,515 - 100% 28:1481
The Salon Professional Academy-North Little Rock $15,990 - 80% 10:1126
Designer Barber & Stylist School $14,915 100% 77% 10:157
New Beginnings Beauty Academy $17,000 - 25% 20:138
River Valley School of Massage $9,800 - 67% 4:19
The Beauty School $13,500 - 75% 13:115
Academy of Professional Cosmetology $6,125 - 67% 30:1115
Arkansas Colleges of Health Education - - - -678
Arthur's Beauty College $15,750 - 49% 19:174
C. Alexander School of Cosmetology $15,000 - - 2:124
Designer Barber & Stylist School - Springdale $14,915 - - --
Delta Designs Cosmetology School $16,575 - 33% 14:130
Northern Technical College $17,995 - 82% 20:123
Arkansas Welding Academy $10,713 62% 97% 8:128
Champion Christian College $7,654 - - 5:180
GoodFellas Barber College $15,675 - 65% 2:17
University of Arkansas System eVersity $3,675 / $4,200 - - 29:1794
Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design $19,050 - - --
Career Academy of Hair Design - Fort Smith $18,195 - - --
Career Academy of Hair Design-Fayetteville $18,195 - - --
Career Academy of Hair Design-Rogers $18,195 - - --
Career Academy of Hair Design-Siloam Springs $18,195 - - --
University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - Texarkana $3,340 / $4,390 - - --
Average$8,897 / $13,08968.19%49.69%14.25:11,764
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