Arkansas is a southeastern U.S. state bordering the Mississippi River. It’s known for its abundant parkland and recreational areas, with terrain encompassing mountains, caves, rivers and hot springs. The rugged Ozarks region in its northwest has hiking trails and limestone caves such as Blanchard Springs Caverns. Its capital, Little Rock, hosts the Clinton Presidential Center, housing Bill Clinton’s presidential archives and exhibits.


List of Colleges and Universities in Arkansas

Arkansas Baptist CollegeLittle RockPrivateBaccalaureate college
Arkansas Northeastern CollegeBlythevillePublicAssociate’s college
Arkansas State UniversityJonesboroPublicMaster’s university
Arkansas State University-BeebeBeebePublicAssociate’s college
Arkansas State University-Mountain HomeMountain HomePublicAssociate’s college
Arkansas State University-NewportNewportPublicAssociate’s college
Arkansas Tech UniversityRussellvillePublicMaster’s university
Black River Technical CollegePocahontasPublicAssociate’s college
Blue Cliff CollegeFayettevillePublicTechnical School
Central Baptist CollegeConwayPrivateBaccalaureate college
College of the OuachitasMalvernPublicAssociate’s college
Cossatot Community College of the University of ArkansasDe QueenPublicAssociate’s college
Crowley’s Ridge CollegeParagouldPrivate
(Churches of Christ)
Associate’s college
East Arkansas Community CollegeForrest CityPublicAssociate’s college
Ecclesia CollegeSpringdalePrivateSpecial-focus institution (Bible college)
Harding UniversitySearcyPrivate
(Churches of Christ)
Master’s university
Henderson State UniversityArkadelphiaPublicMaster’s university
Hendrix CollegeConwayPrivate
(United Methodist Church)
Baccalaureate college
John Brown UniversitySiloam SpringsPrivateBaccalaureate college
Lyon CollegeBatesvillePrivate
(Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Baccalaureate college
Mid-South Community CollegeWest MemphisPublicAssociate’s college
National Park CollegeHot SpringsPublicAssociate’s college
North Arkansas CollegeHarrisonPublicAssociate’s college
Northwest Arkansas Community CollegeBentonvillePublicAssociate’s college
Ouachita Baptist UniversityArkadelphiaPrivate
(Southern Baptist Convention)
Baccalaureate college
Ozarka CollegeMelbournePublicAssociate’s college
Philander Smith CollegeLittle RockPrivate
(United Methodist Church)
Baccalaureate college
Phillips Community College of the University of ArkansasHelena-West HelenaPublicAssociate’s college
Pulaski Technical CollegeNorth Little RockPublicAssociate’s college
Rich Mountain Community CollegeMenaPublicAssociate’s college
Shorter CollegeNorth Little RockPrivate
(African Methodist Episcopal Church)
Associate’s college
South Arkansas Community CollegeEl DoradoPublicAssociate’s college
Southeast Arkansas CollegePine BluffPublicAssociate’s college
Southern Arkansas UniversityMagnoliaPublicMaster’s university
Southern Arkansas University TechCamdenPublicAssociate’s college
University of ArkansasFayettevillePublicResearch university
University of Arkansas Community College at BatesvilleBatesvillePublicAssociate’s college
University of Arkansas Community College at HopeHopePublicAssociate’s college
University of Arkansas Community College at MorriltonMorriltonPublicAssociate’s college
University of Arkansas at Fort SmithFort SmithPublicBaccalaureate college
University of Arkansas at Little RockLittle RockPublicResearch university
University of Arkansas at MonticelloMonticelloPublicMaster’s university
University of Arkansas at Pine BluffPine BluffPublicBaccalaureate college
University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockPublicMedical school
University of Central ArkansasConwayPublicMaster’s university
University of the OzarksClarksvillePrivate
(Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Baccalaureate college
Williams Baptist CollegeWalnut RidgePrivate
(Southern Baptist Convention)
Baccalaureate college