College of the Ouachitas

Malvern, AR, USA
2.62 Average Rating

Named for a nearby river and mountain range, the College of the Ouachitas is a 2-year community college in central Arkansas. COTO is home to four departments granting associate degrees in various fields of study as well as 18 certificate programs and an honors college. For students looking to complete a bachelor’s degree, COTO participates in the Arkansas Course Transfer System enabling the smooth transfer of applicable credits to all Arkansas public colleges and universities. The college also offers several Certificates of Proficiency which lead right into entry-level positions, such as Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Computer Repair, and Truck Driver Training, the last of which is listed as a high-demand occupation by the Arkansas Department of Labor.


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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting Town
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What Students Are Saying

2.62 Average Rating
I love attending OTC because the classes are small and the teachers are wonderful. I work 6 days a week and go to school full-time. If I can do it, then anyone can.
Edna from Prattsville, AR
This community college is absolutely outstanding. The instructors care about how you do in their class, and help you when needed. Everyone fits in at College of the Ouachitas.
Shekinah from Malvern, AR

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