List of 24 best universities in Arkansas

We ranked 24 best universities in Arkansas based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 2.67M citations received by 81.9K publications made by 24 universities in Arkansas, measured the popularity of 375 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. University of Arkansas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    77%
    Average SAT
    1210
    Average ACT
    27
    Receiving Aid
    76%
  2. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    2,768
    Male:Female
    31:69
    Founded
    1879
  3. University of Arkansas at Little Rock logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Average ACT
    22
    Receiving Aid
    95%
    Average Aid
    $7,815
  4. Arkansas State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Average SAT
    1117
    Average ACT
    24
    Receiving Aid
    97%
  5. University of Central Arkansas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Average SAT
    1060
    Average ACT
    24
    Receiving Aid
    98%
  6. Hendrix College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Average SAT
    1255
    Average ACT
    29
    Net Price
    $20,859
  7. Lyon College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Average SAT
    1120
    Average ACT
    24
    Net Price
    $17,921
  8. Arkansas Tech University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Receiving Aid
    96%
    Average Aid
    $7,807
    Enrollment
    11,829
  9. Harding University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    61%
    Average SAT
    1165
    Average ACT
    25
    Net Price
    $19,578
  10. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Average SAT
    970
    Average ACT
    18
    Receiving Aid
    98%
  11. Southern Arkansas University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Average SAT
    1067
    Average ACT
    21
    Receiving Aid
    99%
  12. University of Arkansas at Monticello logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Receiving Aid
    90%
    Average Aid
    $6,353
    Enrollment
    2,855
  13. Henderson State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Average SAT
    1045
    Average ACT
    22
    Receiving Aid
    99%
  14. John Brown University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Average SAT
    1160
    Average ACT
    26
    Net Price
    $21,912
  15. Ouachita Baptist University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    61%
    Average SAT
    1155
    Average ACT
    25
    Net Price
    $19,962
  16. University of Arkansas - Fort Smith logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Receiving Aid
    93%
    Average Aid
    $6,198
    Enrollment
    6,265
  17. Philander Smith College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Net Price
    $13,783
    Receiving Aid
    99%
    Average Aid
    $12,505
  18. University of the Ozarks logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Average SAT
    960
    Average ACT
    21
    Net Price
    $14,295
  19. Williams Baptist University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Average SAT
    970
    Average ACT
    21
    Net Price
    $18,487
  20. Arkansas Baptist College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    26%
    Net Price
    $19,306
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $2,926
  21. Central Baptist College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Average SAT
    961
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $16,325
  22. Ecclesia College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Net Price
    $18,695
    Receiving Aid
    98%
    Average Aid
    $9,493
  23. Crowley's Ridge College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $13,801
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $7,997
  24. Enrollment
    513
    Male:Female
    49:51