Private Colleges in Arkansas

The 2022 Directory of Arkansas Private Colleges and Costs

Arkansas Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend private college in Arkansas?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Arkansas was $21,673 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $504 from the 2019-2020 average of $21,169 and represents a 2.38% annual increase. The list of Arkansas private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 16 private colleges and universities in Arkansas, the most popular being Harding University with 3,874 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $21,000. Hendrix College is the most expensive private school in Arkansas with an in-state tuition of $49,140.

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 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Arkansas Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Arkansas Baptist College

Little Rock, Arkansas

$8,760 NA NA
Bryan University

Rogers, Arkansas

$14,580 NA NA
Central Baptist College

Conway, Arkansas

$15,600 33 18
Crowley's Ridge College

Paragould, Arkansas

$12,650 NA NA
Ecclesia College

Springdale, Arkansas

$15,000 NA NA
Harding University

Searcy, Arkansas

$21,000 58 59
Hendrix College

Conway, Arkansas

$49,140 NA NA
John Brown University

Siloam Springs, Arkansas

$27,048 67 84
Lyon College

Batesville, Arkansas

$28,550 61 79
Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, Arkansas

$28,480 60 80
Philander Smith College

Little Rock, Arkansas

$11,804 NA NA
Remington College Little Rock Campus

Little Rock, Arkansas

$15,000 NA NA
University of Phoenix Little Rock Campus

Little Rock, Arkansas

$9,480 NA NA
University of Phoenix Northwest Arkansas Campus

Rogers, Arkansas

$9,453 NA NA
University of the Ozarks

Clarksville, Arkansas

$24,950 44 65
Williams Baptist College

Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

$17,100 41 38