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Little Rock Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Little Rock, Arkansas

There are at least 12 colleges in Little Rock, listed and described below. These schools represent 17,065 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 12,969 full-time students, and a reported 1,307 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of Arkansas at Little Rock and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

We also provide an extensive list of Arkansas Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Little Rock is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Little Rock.

Education Institutes in Little Rock
Total Number of Educational Institutes
17
Total Enrollment in all institutes
17,628
Number of Public Educational Institutes
4
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
9
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
4
Graduation Rate
5.42%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
312
On Campus and Online Programs in Little Rock
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
4
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
4
Number of Institutes Offering both
9
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Little Rock
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
University of Arkansas at Little Rock11,746Four or more years6,495154
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences2,869Four or more years6,30062
Arkansas Baptist College878Four or more years8,76014
Baptist Health College-Little Rock661At least 2 but less than 4 years8,10410
Philander Smith College765Four or more years11,80415
University of Arkansas System OfficeN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
Velvatex College of Beauty Culture9Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A1
Arkansas State University-System OfficeN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
Heritage College-Little RockN/ALess than 2 years (below associate)N/A6
Strayer University-Arkansas287Four or more years14,04032
University of Phoenix-Arkansas85Four or more years11,91112
ITT Technical Institute-Little RockN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
Regency Beauty Institute-Little RockN/ALess than 2 years (below associate)N/AN/A
Washington Barber College Inc95Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock89Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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