Universities and Colleges in Arkansas

Accredited universities and colleges in the U.S. state of Arkansas:

Arkansas State University - 45th for Rehabilitation Counseling Programs, 77th among the Best Graduate Nursing Programs - Anesthesia (USNWR).

Arkansas Tech University - Average freshmen ACT scores rank above national and state averages for the 13th consecutive year.

Harding University - the highest-ranked Arkansas school in the Universities-Master’s category.

Henderson State University - Selected as Arkansas's only public university for inclusion in "Colleges of Distinction".

Hendrix College - Listed as the nation’s top “Up-and-Coming” liberal arts college in the U.S. News & World Report.

John Brown University - ranked No. 2 and placed at Tier 1 among Baccalaureate Colleges in the Southern Region, according to the U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Colleges”.

Lyon College - 144th out of 4,000 colleges and universities in the country, and rated 2nd among schools in Arkansas, according to the Forbes.com’s “America’s Best Colleges”.

Ouachita Baptist University - Named the No. 1 “Great Schools, Great Prices” Baccalaureate College in the South for the second year in a row.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - 45th in the “U.S. News: Best Medical Schools - Primary Care ranking'.

Southern Arkansas University - Placed at Tier 3 among the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the South.

University of Arkansas - the only Arkansas institution listed in America's 100 Best College Buys, according to the Institutional Research and Evaluation Inc.

University of Central Arkansas - included in the 2008 list of "Top 50 Entrepreneurial Colleges" compiled by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.

University of the Ozarks - Named one of the top universities in the country to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Central Baptist College -  the 3rd Fastest Growing College in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College - accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, Association for Collegiate and Business Schools and Programs, and the Council on Social Work Education.

Southeast Arkansas College - accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - an accredited, open-access, two-year institution of higher education.

University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB) - an accredited two-year university offering Associates of Arts and Associates of Science degrees.

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