The price of education: Which Arkansas schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Arkansas residents pay the highest in-state tuition at Hendrix College, Lyon College and John Brown University, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Hendrix College
Conway
1,249
$45,790
2
Lyon College
Batesville
672
$28,790
3
John Brown University
Springs
2,613
$26,928
4
Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia
1,545
$26,790
5
University of the Ozarks
Clarksville
755
$24,230
6
Harding University
Searcy
5,541
$19,845
7
Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock
Rock
129
$18,690
8
Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design
Rock
--
$18,400
9
Williams Baptist College
Ridge
501
$17,320
10
Washington Barber College Inc
Rock
63
$17,000
11
Remington College-Little Rock Campus
Rock
34
$16,950
12
Central Baptist College
Conway
745
$16,200
13
The Salon Professional Academy-North Little Rock
Rock
95
$15,990
14
Career Academy of Hair Design-Fayetteville
Fayetteville
--
$15,944
15
Career Academy of Hair Design-Rogers
Rogers
--
$15,944
16
Career Academy of Hair Design - Fort Smith
Smith
--
$15,944
17
Career Academy of Hair Design
Springdale
169
$15,944
18
Career Academy of Hair Design-Siloam Springs
Springs
--
$15,944
19
Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville
Fayetteville
228
$15,881
20
New Tyler Barber College Inc
Rock
50
$15,825
21
New Beginnings Beauty Academy
Bluff
17
$15,820
22
Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School
Rock
385
$15,500
23
Bryan University
Rogers
53
$15,433
24
Ecclesia College
Springdale
232
$15,140
25
C. Alexander School of Cosmetology
Rock
12
$15,000
26
Academy of Salon and Spa
Smith
58
$15,000
27
Hot Springs Beauty College
Springs
38
$15,000
28
Designer Barber & Stylist School -
Springdale
--
$14,910
29
Searcy Beauty College
Searcy
67
$14,900
30
Designer Barber & Stylist School
Smith
67
$14,900
31
Arkansas Beauty College
Russellville
27
$14,400
32
Professional Cosmetology Education Center
Dorado
28
$14,350
33
Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas
Fayetteville
106
$14,250
34
Velvatex College of Beauty Culture
Rock
14
$13,712
35
Crowley's Ridge College
Paragould
214
$13,600
36
Strayer University-Arkansas
Rock
297
$13,380
37
Philander Smith College
Rock
891
$13,014
38
Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Conway
Conway
70
$12,980
39
Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
59
$12,980
40
Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro
Jonesboro
65
$12,980
41
Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Fort Smith
Smith
41
$12,980
42
The Beauty School
Home
21
$12,750
43
Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock
Rock
115
$10,700
44
Academy of Professional Cosmetology
Rogers
67
$10,470
45
Baptist Health College-Little Rock
Rock
676
$10,439
46
River Valley School of Massage
Russellville
15
$9,800
47
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Rock
11,624
$9,544
48
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville
27,558
$9,130
49
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Magnolia
4,643
$8,786
50
Arkansas Baptist College
Rock
593
$8,760
51
University of Central Arkansas
Conway
11,343
$8,752
52
Arkansas State University-Main Campus
Jonesboro
13,930
$8,607
53
Henderson State University
Arkadelphia
3,334
$8,530
54
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Bluff
2,612
$8,038
55
University of Arkansas at Monticello
Monticello
3,700
$7,462
56
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville
11,830
$7,254
57
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Smith
6,638
$5,593
58
Shorter College
Rock
521
$5,500
59
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College
Rock
6,038
$5,252
60
Southern Arkansas University Tech
Camden
1,010
$4,977
61
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
Bentonville
7,715
$4,663
62
National Park College
Springs
2,768
$4,100
63
College of the Ouachitas
Malvern
1,272
$3,890
64
Southeast Arkansas College
Bluff
1,304
$3,855
65
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
Queen
1,506
$3,840
66
University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton
Morrilton
1,921
$3,380
67
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
Helena
1,636
$3,320
68
University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
Mena
938
$3,216
69
East Arkansas Community College
City
1,045
$3,180
70
Black River Technical College
Pocahontas
1,530
$3,168
71
Arkansas State University Mid-South
Memphis
1,561
$3,154
72
University of Arkansas Community College-Hope
Hope
1,536
$3,070
73
University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - Texarkana
Texarkana
--
$3,070
74
South Arkansas Community College
Dorado
1,481
$3,012
75
Ozarka College
Melbourne
1,186
$3,004
76
Arkansas State University-Beebe
Beebe
3,739
$2,880
77
North Arkansas College
Harrison
1,821
$2,880
78
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
Home
1,410
$2,856
79
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
Batesville
1,246
$2,818
80
Arkansas State University-Newport
Newport
2,512
$2,760
81
Arkansas Northeastern College
Blytheville
1,474
$2,598
82
Northwest Technical Institute
Springdale
175
$2,326
83
Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute
City
164
$1,350

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Academy of Professional Cosmetology Academy of Salon and Spa Arkansas Baptist College Arkansas Beauty College Arkansas Beauty School-Little Rock Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design Arkansas Northeastern College Arkansas State University Mid-South Arkansas State University-Beebe Arkansas State University-Main Campus Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Arkansas State University-Newport Arkansas Tech University Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Fort Smith Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Jacksonville Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Conway Baptist Health College-Little Rock Black River Technical College Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville Bryan University C. Alexander School of Cosmetology Career Academy of Hair Design Career Academy of Hair Design - Fort Smith Career Academy of Hair Design-Fayetteville Career Academy of Hair Design-Rogers Career Academy of Hair Design-Siloam Springs Central Baptist College College of the Ouachitas Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Crowley's Ridge College Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute Designer Barber & Stylist School Designer Barber & Stylist School - East Arkansas Community College Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock Ecclesia College Harding University Henderson State University Hendrix College Hot Springs Beauty College Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School John Brown University Lyon College National Park College New Beginnings Beauty Academy New Tyler Barber College Inc North Arkansas College NorthWest Arkansas Community College Northwest Technical Institute Ouachita Baptist University Ozarka College Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas Philander Smith College Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Professional Cosmetology Education Center Remington College-Little Rock Campus River Valley School of Massage Searcy Beauty College Shorter College South Arkansas Community College Southeast Arkansas College Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Southern Arkansas University Tech Strayer University-Arkansas The Beauty School The Salon Professional Academy-North Little Rock University of Arkansas University of Arkansas at Little Rock University of Arkansas at Monticello University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - Texarkana University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville University of Arkansas Community College-Hope University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton University of Arkansas-Fort Smith University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College University of Central Arkansas University of the Ozarks Velvatex College of Beauty Culture Washington Barber College Inc Williams Baptist College

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