Dismiss notification

Colleges in Arkansas

Nestled between the Mississippi River and the Ozark Mountains, from large cities to small towns, The Natural State offers students a little bit of everything.


There are 45 colleges in Arkansas, 33 public and 12 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Arkansas has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.


The flagship of the University of Arkansas system, and its largest campus, is located in Fayetteville, and offers more than 200 academic programs and bachelor's degrees in 74 fields of study. Other branches include University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Monticello, Pine Bluff, and Fort Smith.


Henderson State University, located in Arkadelphia, promotes a liberal arts education in a small-town setting, while schools like Hendrix College in Conway and John Brown University in Siloam Springs have religious affiliations.


Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Arkansas, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.


Colleges in Arkansas

School Scholarships Available
Arkansas Baptist College No scholarships
Arkansas Northeastern College No scholarships
Arkansas State University-Beebe No scholarships
Arkansas State University-Main Campus 8 scholarships
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home No scholarships
Arkansas State University-Newport No scholarships
Arkansas Tech University 8 scholarships
Black River Technical College No scholarships
Central Baptist College 5 scholarships
College of the Ouachitas No scholarships
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas No scholarships
Crowley's Ridge College No scholarships
East Arkansas Community College No scholarships
Ecclesia College No scholarships
Harding University 14 scholarships
Henderson State University 12 scholarships
Hendrix College 20 scholarships
John Brown University 25 scholarships
Lyon College 4 scholarships
Mid-South Community College No scholarships
National Park Community College No scholarships
North Arkansas College No scholarships
NorthWest Arkansas Community College No scholarships
Ouachita Baptist University 35 scholarships
Ozarka College No scholarships
Philander Smith College 7 scholarships
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas No scholarships
Pulaski Technical College No scholarships
Rich Mountain Community College No scholarships
South Arkansas Community College No scholarships
Southeast Arkansas College No scholarships
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 11 scholarships
Southern Arkansas University Tech No scholarships
University of Arkansas 10 scholarships
University of Arkansas at Little Rock 11 scholarships
University of Arkansas at Monticello 8 scholarships
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 5 scholarships
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville No scholarships
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope No scholarships
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton No scholarships
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences No scholarships
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 10 scholarships
University of Central Arkansas 15 scholarships
University of the Ozarks 10 scholarships
Williams Baptist College 19 scholarships