University of Arkansas is the only Tier 1 National University in the state, placed 125th nationally in the US News & World Report 2009. Its supply chain management and logistics specialty is ranked 20th in the U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Graduate Schools 2008. Its Undergraduate Architecture Program is placed in the Top 20 nationally by DesignIntelligence 2009.

The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the Univ of Arkansas is placed in a tie for 24th among the nation’s top public undergraduate business schools (same rank with the business schools of the College of William and Mary; University of Pittsburgh; University of South Carolina; University of Tennessee; and Virginia Tech University), according to the U.S. News & World Report 2009 America’s Best Colleges.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is ranked 42nd nationally for its Best Graduate Pharmacy Programs by the US News in 2009.

University of Arkansas Fayetteville is rated 94th in the US News Law School Ranking 2010.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has been placed in Tier 2 in the category of "Regional Colleges (South)".

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is the oldest HBCU and the second oldest public institution in the state.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a public research university, and part of the University of Arkansas System.

The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) is a public university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools).

University of the Ozarks has been ranked 2nd in the category of "Great Schools, Great Prices" among 97 universities in the 12-state South Region that are considered Baccalaureate Colleges.

Ouachita Baptist University is named the Number One Baccalaureate College in the South for the third consecutive year, and rated Number One for “Great Schools, Great Prices” for the second year in a row (US News & World Report 2010 edition).

List of colleges and universities in Arkansas:
  • Arkansas Baptist College
  • Arkansas State University, Jonesboro
  • Arkansas Tech University
  • Central Baptist College
  • Harding University
  • Henderson State University
  • Hendrix College
  • John Brown University
  • Lyon College
  • National Park Community College
  • Northwest Arkansas Community College
  • Ouachita Baptist University
  • Philander Smith College
  • Pulaski Technical College
  • Ouachita Technical College
  • Southern Arkansas University
  • South Arkansas Community College
  • Southeast Arkansas College
  • University of Arkansas System (Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Little Rock, Medical Sciences, Monticello, Pine Bluff)
  • University of Arkansas Community College at Hope
  • University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville
  • University of Central Arkansas
  • University of the Ozarks
  • Williams Baptist College 
* Next: Top Business Schools in Arkansas

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