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Most Favored Arkansas Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Arkansas. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Harding University, has the highest yield rate of 71.47% for academic year 2019-2020 in Arkansas. University of Arkansas at Little Rock is positioned second with 43.94% yield and University of Central Arkansas follows them with 38%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Arkansas.
Most Favored Arkansas Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Harding University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSearcy, AR
71.47% 1,834 1,125 804 61.34%
2University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Public, 4 or more yearsLittle Rock, AR
43.94% 2,019 1,329 584 65.82%
3University of Central Arkansas
Public, 4 or more yearsConway, AR
37.70% 5,397 4,880 1,840 90.42%
4Arkansas State University-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsJonesboro, AR
37.23% 4,689 3,747 1,395 79.91%
5John Brown University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSiloam Springs, AR
35.80% 1,176 891 319 75.77%
6University of Arkansas
Public, 4 or more yearsFayetteville, AR
33.35% 17,913 13,809 4,605 77.09%
7Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsMagnolia, AR
33.08% 3,870 2,518 833 65.06%
8Williams Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWalnut Ridge, AR
32.51% 1,036 609 198 58.78%
9Arkansas Tech University
Public, 4 or more yearsRussellville, AR
30.53% 7,228 6,848 2,091 94.74%
10Ouachita Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsArkadelphia, AR
28.29% 2,538 1,559 441 61.43%