The Cheapest Colleges in Arkansas by In State Tuition for 2023
If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Arkansas these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.
Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Arkansas list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.
The most affordable four year colleges in Arkansas are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2021/2022 school year.
What is the cheapest college in Arkansas? Leading the colleges list is University of Arkansas Fort Smith in Fort Smith with an in state tuition of $4,104.
Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.
All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.
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#21 John Brown University
Siloam Springs, Private Not For Profit
#22 Lyon College
Batesville, Private Not For Profit
#23 Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia, Private Not For Profit
#24 Hendrix College
Conway, Private Not For Profit