Four Year Colleges in Arkansas

The 2023 Directory of Arkansas Four Year Colleges and Costs

Arkansas Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Arkansas?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Arkansas was $13,520 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of ($778) from the 2019-2020 average of $14,298 and represents a -5.44% annual decline. The list of Arkansas four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 24 four year colleges and universities in Arkansas, the most popular being University of Arkansas with 23,282 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,666. Hendrix College is the most expensive four year school in Arkansas with an in-state tuition of $33,000.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Arkansas colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Arkansas or cheap Arkansas colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Arkansas Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Arkansas Baptist College

Little Rock, Arkansas

$8,760 NA NA
Arkansas State University Main Campus

Jonesboro, Arkansas

$5,232 41 61
Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, Arkansas

$5,736 NA NA
Central Baptist College

Conway, Arkansas

$15,900 33 18
Crowley's Ridge College

Paragould, Arkansas

$12,650 NA NA
Ecclesia College

Springdale, Arkansas

$15,000 NA NA
Harding University

Searcy, Arkansas

$21,690 54 50
Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, Arkansas

$5,880 31 19
Hendrix College

Conway, Arkansas

$33,000 64 98
John Brown University

Siloam Springs, Arkansas

$27,662 66 83
Lyon College

Batesville, Arkansas

$29,450 57 72
Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, Arkansas

$29,480 57 72
Philander Smith College

Little Rock, Arkansas

$11,804 NA NA
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

Magnolia, Arkansas

$6,750 37 34
University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas

$7,666 58 31
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Little Rock, Arkansas

$5,729 44 48
University of Arkansas at Monticello

Monticello, Arkansas

$4,779 NA NA
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff, Arkansas

$5,370 23 21
University of Arkansas Fort Smith

Fort Smith, Arkansas

$4,104 NA NA
University of Central Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas

$6,870 39 21