Ranked #1 for Arkansas' Best Online Associate & Community College Programs

Published on May 4, 2022

Ozarka College has been ranked first for 2022 Best Online Associate Degree in Arkansas by  UniversityHQ. Based on their methodology, Ozarka ranked number one of 17 Arkansas institutions that met the selection criteria.

"We are honored to be recognized as the best online degree granting college in Arkansas," said Dr. Richard Dawe, Ozarka College president. "This distinction is just another reflection of the quality education Ozarka provides, the commitment of our faculty and staff, and the exceptional support of our local communities to serve students."

University HQ is an online resource designed to help prospective students find top-rated colleges, scholarships, and potential salaries as students seek out paths to the right career. The ranking methodology utilized multiple data sources, primarily consisting of government data collections for unbiased, consistent, and reliable information. Important factors in the ranking included tuition cost, retention rate, online programs offered, potential salary level by program, number of graduates and ratio of students receiving financial aid.

For more information about Ozarka's programs or to schedule a campus visit, visit  or call 870.368.2300.



Ozarka College is a comprehensive technical college, with locations in Fulton, Izard, Sharp and Stone counties. The College offers associate degrees, technical certificates and certificates of proficiency, as well as workforce training, continuing education and adult basic education.

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