Best Arkansas Community Colleges (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 27 community colleges serving 46,543 students in Arkansas (23 public colleges and 4 private colleges).
For Arkansas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,994 per year for in-state students and $4,750 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,533 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 91% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 34% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AR) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
10%
Black
16%
White
66%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
1%
AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Arkansas Community Colleges (2023)

College
Location
Students
1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012
(501) 882-3600
| 2,982 students
1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 508-6100
| 1,271 students
7648 Victory Blvd
Newport, AR 72112
(870) 512-7800
| 1,941 students
Crowley's Ridge College
Private not-for-profit
100 College Dr
Paragould, AR 72450
(870) 236-6901
| 192 students
One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 986-4000
| 7,411 students
1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110
(501) 977-2000
| 1,836 students
5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913
(479) 788-7000
| 5,887 students
3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118
(501) 812-2200
| 4,810 students
Arkansas Baptist College
Private not-for-profit
1600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 420-1200
| 468 students
Arkansas Northeastern College
Public
2501 S Division
Blytheville, AR 72316
(870) 762-1020
| 1,358 students
2000 W. Broadway
West Memphis, AR 72301
(870) 733-6722
| 1,203 students
One College Circle
Malvern, AR 72104
(501) 337-5000
| 1,243 students
Black River Technical College
Public
1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000
| 1,350 students
Bryan University
Private for-profit
3704 W. Walnut St.
Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 899-6644
| 38 students
183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 584-4471
| 1,386 students
1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-4480
| 934 students
National Park College
Public
101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222
| 1,912 students
North Arkansas College
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Public
1515 Pioneer Dr
Harrison, AR 72601
(870) 743-3000
| 1,604 students
Ozarka College
Public
218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556
(870) 368-7371
| 1,033 students
1000 Campus Drive
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 338-6474
| 1,093 students
Shorter College
Private not-for-profit
604 Locust St
N Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 374-6305
| 223 students
300 S West Ave
El Dorado, AR 71731
(870) 862-8131
| 1,253 students
Southeast Arkansas College
Public
1900 S Hazel Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(870) 543-5900
| 1,113 students
6415 Spellman Road
Camden, AR 71701
(870) 574-4500
| 769 students
1100 College Dr
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-7622
| 798 students
2005 White Drive
Batesville, AR 72503
(870) 612-2000
| 1,224 students
2500 S Main
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-5722
| 1,211 students
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Community Colleges in Arkansas (Closed)

School
Location
Students
12200 Westhaven Drive
Little Rock, AR 72211
(501) 565-5550
| 273 students
10600 Colonel Glenn Rd, Suite 100
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 312-0007
| 21 students

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