In 1919, John Brown University was founded and the main campus has always been at the same site.  John Brown University (JBU) is a private, interdenominational, Christian liberal arts college in Siloam Springs. The university also has regional educational centers in Rogers, Little Rock and Fort Smith.

The University of Arkansas is consistently ranked among the nation's top public research universities and best values. With a low student-to-faculty ratio, students get lots of attention.  In 1871 the University was founded.  Currently the 25,000 students represent all 50 states and more than 120 countries. The U of A has 10 colleges and schools offering more than 210 academic programs and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The campus is located in Fayetteville in the hilly northwest corner of Arkansas and the Ozark Mountains. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are near campus. Fayetteville is considered among the country’s finest college towns and the surrounding Northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the United States.

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Northwest Arkansas Community College is a comprehensive, full-service community, two-year college whose Main Campus is located in Bentonville.  This public community college strengthens the community through learning that offers transfer and professional academics and advanced programs.  Professional degrees offered incude; Marketing, Nursing, Physical and Respiratory Therapy.  Transfer degrees offered include; Drama, Film, Fine Arts, International Languages, Environmental Regulation, Psychology, and Sociology.  High-performing degree candidates also have the option of enrolling in the school’s honors program.  Northwest Arkansas Community College has an adult education division offering GED-prep, ESL classes, and Computer Literacy.

A full range of college life activities offered including; performing arts clubs, academic and professional clubs, and other types of student organizations.    Career services sponsors activities including; career readiness workshops and job fairs.