Arkansas Liberal Arts Colleges

There are 10 liberalarts colleges located throughout Arkansas (2 public colleges and 8 private colleges), serving 15,534 students.

Arkansas Liberal Arts College by County:

Town
College
# Students
  
John Brown University
(Private, non-profit)
2,317
  Arkadelphia
Ouachita Baptist University
(Private not-for-profit)
1,532
  Batesville
Lyon College
(Private not-for-profit)
600
  Clarksville
University Of The Ozarks
(Private not-for-profit)
568
  Conway
Hendrix College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,388
  Little Rock
Philander Smith College
(Private not-for-profit)
732
  Little Rock
Arkansas Baptist College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,082
  Monticello
3,921
  Pine Bluff
2,828
  Walnut Ridge
Williams Baptist College
(Private not-for-profit)
566

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