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Arkansas State University Three Rivers

Malvern, AR 2-Year Public
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About College of the Ouachitas

College of the Ouachitas Overview

College of the Ouachitas is a public, state school in a small town setting in Malvern, Arkansas. College of the Ouachitas was founded in 1972 and enrolls around 1,254 students per year year, which includes 1,254 undergraduates.

Planning to play sports? College of the Ouachitas has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at College of the Ouachitas on the Student Life page.

2022 College of the Ouachitas Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,060
Out-of-State $6,090

Is College of the Ouachitas a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better look at what College of the Ouachitas offers and if it might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of the Ouachitas

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at College of the Ouachitas, around 55% return for their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook College of the Ouachitas Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 90% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with College of the Ouachitas directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

College of the Ouachitas's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about College of the Ouachitas's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $5,687 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at College of the Ouachitas

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on College of the Ouachitas's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at College of the Ouachitas.

Based on this information, is College of the Ouachitas the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is College of the Ouachitas a good school for you?

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Where is College of the Ouachitas?

College of the Ouachitas is located in the small town setting of Malvern, Arkansas, in the suburbs of Little Rock.

If you want to see College of the Ouachitas for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 30 to Malvern, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field.

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College Info

One College Circle Malvern, AR 72104

Campus Setting: Small Town

College of the Ouachitas Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to College of the Ouachitas is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to College of the Ouachitas is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

College of the Ouachitas ACT Scores

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College of the Ouachitas SAT Scores

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College of the Ouachitas Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$4,070

In State

$7,100

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,060
$6,090
Fees
$1,010
$1,010
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at College of the Ouachitas is like? There are approximately 1,254 students enrolled at College of the Ouachitas. 23% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from AR and 1% percent of students are from other states.

23%

Full Time

77%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,254

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,070

Out-of-State

$7,100

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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