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There are more than 40 colleges and universities in Arkansas that offer online courses and degree programs. Prospective students have their choice of four-year public universities, technical and community colleges, and a variety of private online colleges in Arkansas. The University of Arkansas system is the largest in the state with six campuses serving approximately 42,000 students. Online degree programs are offered in subjects such as education, human resources, engineering, and nursing. Those interested about online classes in Arkansas can also find a variety of options through community colleges and private institutions that offer both blended and fully online degree programs. For more information about online degrees, visit Arkansas’ Department of Higher Education, which provides a number of useful resources on their website.

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Arkansas Baptist College
1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-6099
(501) 370-4000

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Arkansas Northeastern College
2501 S Division
Blytheville, Arkansas 72316-1109
(870) 762-1020 x1114

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Arkansas State University-Beebe
1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, Arkansas 72012-1000
(501) 882-3600

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Arkansas State University-Main Campus
2105 E. Aggie Road
State University, Arkansas 72467
(870) 972-2100

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653
(870) 508-6100

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Arkansas State University-Newport
7648 Victory Blvd
Newport, Arkansas 72112
(870) 512-7800

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Arkansas Tech University
Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222
(479) 968-0389

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Black River Technical College
1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455
(870) 248-4000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
College of the Ouachitas
One College Cir
Malvern, Arkansas 72104-0816
(501) 337-5000 x1100

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
183 Hwy 399
De Queen, Arkansas 71832
(870) 584-4471

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
East Arkansas Community College
1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
(870) 633-4480

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Harding University
915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, Arkansas 72143
(501) 279-4000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock
4520 S University Ave
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204-9925
(501) 565-5550

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
John Brown University
2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761
(479) 524-9500

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Mid-South Community College
2000 W. Broadway
West Memphis, Arkansas 72301-3829
(870) 733-6722

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
National Park Community College
101 College Dr
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913
(501) 760-4222

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education & North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
North Arkansas College
1515 Pioneer Dr
Harrison, Arkansas 72601-5508
(870) 743-3000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
One College Dr
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091
(479) 636-9222

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Northwest Technical Institute
709 S Old Missouri Rd
Springdale, Arkansas 72764
(479) 751-8824 x0

Type of School:

< 2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Ouachita Baptist University
410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001
(870) 245-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Ozarka College
218 College Dr
Melbourne, Arkansas 72556-0010
(870) 368-7371

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
1000 Campus Drive
Helena, Arkansas 72342-0785
(870) 338-6474

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Pulaski Technical College
3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118-3347
(501) 812-2200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Rich Mountain Community College
1100 College Dr
Mena, Arkansas 71953
(479) 394-7622

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
South Arkansas Community College
300 S West Ave
El Dorado, Arkansas 71731-7010
(870) 862-8131

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Southeast Arkansas College
1900 Hazel
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603
(870) 543-5900

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
100 E. University
Magnolia, Arkansas 71753
(870) 235-4000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Southern Arkansas University Tech
100 Carr Road
Camden, Arkansas 71701-1906
(870) 574-4500

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
(501) 569-3000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Arkansas at Monticello
Highway 425 South
Monticello, Arkansas 71656
(870) 367-6811

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601
(870) 575-8000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
2005 White Drive
Batesville, Arkansas 72503-3350
(870) 612-2000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope
2500 S Main
Hope, Arkansas 71802-0140
(870) 777-5722

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, Arkansas 72110
(501) 977-2000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W Markham
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
(501) 296-1275

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Arkansas Main Campus
Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
(479) 575-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001
(501) 450-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus
10800 Financial Centre Parkway
Little Rock, Arkansas 72211-3500
(501) 225-9337

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org
University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas Campus
903 N. 47th Street
Barrington Centre 2, Rogers, Arkansas 72756-9615
(479) 986-0385

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org