The Best Value Arkansas Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Arkansas for 2021

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Arkansas based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2021 as the overall best value college in Arkansas is Hendrix College. The highest value public state college is University of Arkansas. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


11 results

Hendrix College
H
Conway, AR
Hendrix College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 1,208enrollment
  • $20,859net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.94Avg GPA
John Brown University
J
Siloam Springs, AR
John Brown University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 2,516enrollment
  • $21,912net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1260SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA
Ouachita Baptist University
O
Arkadelphia, AR
Ouachita Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 1,660enrollment
  • $19,962net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
Harding University
H
Searcy, AR
 
Harding University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 5,121enrollment
  • $19,578net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1270SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA
University of Arkansas
A
Fayetteville, AR
University of Arkansas

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 27,778enrollment
  • $16,263net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1300SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
A
Little Rock, AR
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 10,515enrollment
  • $13,751net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
A
Pine Bluff, AR
 
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 2,579enrollment
  • $11,345net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 890-1050SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.99*Avg GPA
Arkansas State University Main Campus
A
Jonesboro, AR
Arkansas State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 13,709enrollment
  • $13,281net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1013-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
University of Central Arkansas
C
Conway, AR
University of Central Arkansas

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 11,177enrollment
  • $14,796net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Henderson State University
H
Arkadelphia, AR
Henderson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 3,961enrollment
  • $11,910net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 963-1126SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
S
Magnolia, AR
 
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in Arkansas

  • 4,472enrollment
  • $13,514net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 966-1168SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA