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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Arkansas. By school type, there are 5 public and 5 private schools in best schools in Arkansas. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Arkansas
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Harding UniversitySearcy, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 University of ArkansasFayetteville, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Hendrix CollegeConway, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
4 John Brown UniversitySiloam Springs, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
5 Lyon CollegeBatesville, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
6 Williams Baptist UniversityWalnut Ridge, ARPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
7 Southern Arkansas University Main CampusMagnolia, ARPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 Arkansas State UniversityJonesboro, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 University of Central ArkansasConway, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 University of Arkansas at Little RockLittle Rock, ARPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Arkansas is $17,657 for State residents and $22,260 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 62.50% and graduation rate is 53.40%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Arkansas
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Harding University $22,230 54% 72% 14:14,617
2 University of Arkansas $9,574 / $26,390 83% 68% 19:127,562
3 Hendrix College $33,350 68% 65% 10:11,077
4 John Brown University $28,924 53% 64% 14:12,343
5 Lyon College $30,414 27% 43% 11:1665
6 Williams Baptist University $18,570 64% 38% 16:1618
7 Southern Arkansas University Main Campus $9,410 / $14,630 63% 43% 18:14,432
8 Arkansas State University $7,130 / $12,698 63% 53% 14:113,106
9 University of Central Arkansas $9,563 / $16,433 92% 46% 15:110,335
10 University of Arkansas at Little Rock $8,366 / $18,957 58% 42% 13:18,899
Average$17,657 / $22,26062.50%53.40%14.40:17,365
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Arkansasand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.