Best Online Schools in Arkansas for 2017

San Francisco (PR WEB) February 21, 2017 - The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has ranked the best schools with online programs in the state of Arkansas for 2017. Of the four-year schools ranked, 15 made the list; University of Arkansas, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas State University, Harding University and University of Central Arkansas scored as the top five schools. The state’s top 16 two-year schools were also highlighted, with Arkansas State University Beebe, College of the Ouachitas, North Arkansas College, Phillips Community College and Arkansas Northeastern College taking the top five spots. used more than a dozen data points to determine which online schools are the best in Arkansas. Schools on the list must meet several basic requirements to be included: they must be institutionally accredited, they must be a public or private not-for-profit institution. Each college was also scored based on additional criteria that includes employment resources and counseling, student/teacher ratio, graduation rate and financial aid availability.

“Today, more and more students are able to access an online education, and students in Arkansas are no exception,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “The schools on our list are best-in-class for providing online programs that suit the needs of students who prefer flexibility for their coursework.”

For more details on where each school falls in the 2017 Best Online Schools in Arkansas rankings and the data and methodology used to determine these lists, visit:

Arkansas' Best Online Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Arkansas Baptist College
  • Arkansas State University - Main Campus
  • Arkansas Tech University
  • Central Baptist Collegey
  • Ecclesia College
  • Harding University
  • Henderson State University
  • John Brown University
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
  • University of Central Arkansas
Arkansas' Best Online Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Arkansas Northeastern College
  • Arkansas State University - Beebe
  • Arkansas State University - Mountain Home
  • College of the Ouachitas
  • Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
  • National Park College
  • North Arkansas College
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College
  • Ozarka College
  • Oxnard College
  • Phillips Community College
  • South Arkansas Community College
  • Southeast Arkansas College
  • Southern Arkansas University Tech
  • University of Arkansas Community College - Batesville

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