2018 Best Online Colleges in Arkansas

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This list ranks the top colleges and universities in Arkansas on the basis of their academic strength and tuition costs. Second on the list, Arkansas State University, is the state's most affordable school with an annual tuition of $6,300. ASU students can earn a bachelor's degree in a variety of subjects, including communication studies, criminology, and sociology. John Brown University, fourth on the list, leads the state in academic strength with a score of 72%. Students at JBU can earn a bachelor's degree in fields such as business administration, liberal arts, or management. Tuition at John Brown is $13,020 per year.

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Rank School Annual Tuition Academic Strength
#1 #1 University of Arkansas Annual Tuition $8,283 Academic Strength 70%
#2 #2 Arkansas State University Annual Tuition $6,300 Academic Strength 59%
#3 #3 University of Central Arkansas Annual Tuition $8,550 Academic Strength 62%
#4 #4 John Brown University Annual Tuition $13,020 Academic Strength 72%
#5 #5 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Annual Tuition $8,400 Academic Strength 61%
#6 #6 Southern Arkansas University Annual Tuition $11,100 Academic Strength 59%
#7 #7 Central Baptist College Annual Tuition $12,900 Academic Strength 56%
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2018 Online Colleges in Arkansas Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $8,283
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Academic Strength: 70%
  • Locations: Fayetteville

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,300
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Academic Strength: 59%
  • Locations: Jonesboro

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Online Master's Degrees (25)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (12)

  • Annual Tuition: $8,550
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Academic Strength: 62%
  • Locations: Conway

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Online Master's Degrees (18)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (3)

  • Annual Tuition: $13,020
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Academic Strength: 72%
  • Locations: Siloam Springs
  • Annual Tuition: $8,400
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 90%
  • Academic Strength: 61%
  • Locations: Little Rock

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Online Master's Degrees (16)

Online Doctoral Degrees (4)

Online Certificate Programs (4)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,100
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 67%
  • Academic Strength: 59%
  • Locations: Magnolia

Online Bachelor's Degrees (3)

Online Master's Degrees (26)

Online Certificate Programs (1)

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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Arkansas (30)

Students enrolled in online colleges and universities in Arkansas pay an average annual tuition of about $10,000. The University of Arkansas offers 77 online degrees in a variety of fields. Some of the majors available to online University of Arkansas students include business administration, health sciences, management, applied communication, technical writing, K-12 education, and nursing. The broad range of degree options helps prepare graduates for careers in some of Arkansas' top paying jobs, such as marketing managers, medical and health service managers, public relations professionals, education administrators, registered nurses, social workers, and post-secondary educators.

At a Glance:

  • Students who major in high demand fields such as healthcare and information technology may qualify for the Arkansas Workforce Challenge Scholarship.
  • Specialized degrees offered at Arkansas Tech University include B.S. in Emergency Management and Bachelor of Professional Studies in workforce Technology.
  • Arkansas tuition rates range from $3,830 at Arkansas Northeastern College to $24,000 at John Brown University.

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