Top Rated Arkansas Colleges

The The Best Colleges in Arkansas for 2020

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in Arkansas. Leading the rankings for 2020 as the highest ranked college in Arkansas is Hendrix College and the top rated public state college is University of Arkansas. The CollegeSimply rankings factor academic difficulty, acceptance rate and graduation outcomes. Ranking methodology is detailed on our data discussion page.

22 results found

Hendrix College
H
Conway, AR
Hendrix College

Private 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 1,208enrollment
  • $22,089net price
  • $45,790tuition
  • 1160-1390SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.94Avg GPA
Ouachita Baptist University
O
Arkadelphia, AR
Ouachita Baptist University

Private 4 Year

64% acceptance rate

  • 1,660enrollment
  • $17,934net price
  • $26,790tuition
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
John Brown University
J
Siloam Springs, AR
John Brown University

Private 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 2,516enrollment
  • $22,338net price
  • $26,928tuition
  • 1110-1360SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA
Harding University
H
Searcy, AR
 
Harding University

Private 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 5,121enrollment
  • $19,317net price
  • $19,845tuition
  • 1060-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA
Lyon College
L
Batesville, AR
Lyon College

Private 4 Year

50% acceptance rate

  • 655enrollment
  • $18,823net price
  • $28,790tuition
  • 1040-1190SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
University of Arkansas
A
Fayetteville, AR
University of Arkansas

Public 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 27,778enrollment
  • $15,966net price
  • $9,130tuition
  • 1100-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Arkansas State University Main Campus
A
Jonesboro, AR
Arkansas State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 13,709enrollment
  • $13,420net price
  • $8,607tuition
  • 1030-1200SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
S
Magnolia, AR
 
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 4,472enrollment
  • $12,333net price
  • $8,786tuition
  • 1000-1220SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Williams Baptist College
W
Walnut Ridge, AR
 
Williams Baptist College

Private 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 496enrollment
  • $15,917net price
  • $17,320tuition
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.12*Avg GPA
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
A
Pine Bluff, AR
 
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Public 4 Year

44% acceptance rate

  • 2,579enrollment
  • $8,149net price
  • $8,038tuition
  • 890-1040SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.99*Avg GPA
University of Central Arkansas
C
Conway, AR
University of Central Arkansas

Public 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 11,177enrollment
  • $14,005net price
  • $8,752tuition
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Central Baptist College
C
Conway, AR
 
Central Baptist College

Private 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 732enrollment
  • $16,830net price
  • $16,200tuition
  • 880-1030SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.15*Avg GPA
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
A
Little Rock, AR
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Public 4 Year

79% acceptance rate

  • 10,515enrollment
  • $13,404net price
  • $9,544tuition
  • 950-1190SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Henderson State University
H
Arkadelphia, AR
Henderson State University

Public 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 3,961enrollment
  • $17,431net price
  • $8,530tuition
  • 980-1130SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA
Arkansas Baptist College
A
Little Rock, AR
 
Arkansas Baptist College

Private 4 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 525enrollment
  • $17,423net price
  • $8,760tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Arkansas Tech University
A
Russellville, AR
Arkansas Tech University

Public 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 12,101enrollment
  • $11,510net price
  • $7,254tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA
University of Arkansas at Monticello
A
Monticello, AR
 
University of Arkansas at Monticello

Public 4 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 3,111enrollment
  • $11,260net price
  • $7,462tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.71Avg GPA
Crowley's Ridge College
C
Paragould, AR
 
Crowley's Ridge College

Private 4 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 198enrollment
  • $13,889net price
  • $13,600tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA