Conway, Arkansas (AR) Colleges and Universities

Verse yourself in the non-sepcialty college options near Conway by learning about their student populations, distance from town, graduation rates, and net prices. These statistics have been calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Conway, Arkansas

The schools located around Conway all require a journey of over ten miles, but students with the ability to do a little driving will find a good variety of options not too far, with community, private, and public schools in the mix. The nearest colleges are:

  • ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock (16.6 miles)
  • Strayer University- Arkansas (16.6 miles)
  • University of Phoenix- Arkansas (16.6 miles)
  • University of Central Arkansas (18.8 miles)
  • University of Arkansas Community College- Morrilton (19 miles)

Largest Schools near Conway, Arkansas

There's a good spread of population sizes within the schools around Conway, from medium-large to smaller colleges for students seeking a quieter experience. The largest schools are a mix of public, technical and community colleges and are as follows:

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (11,891 students)
  • University of Central Arkansas (11,754 students)
  • Pulaski Technical College (7,641 students)
  • University of Arkansas Community College- Morrilton (2,042 students)
  • Hendrix College (1,338 students)

Lowest Net Price

Net price is useful when it comes time to determine what school will cost after financial aid. These figures are calculated by means of subtracting the average amount of financial aid provided by an institution from the costs of attending it. Through numbers only applying to full-time undergraduate students enrolled during the 2014-2015 school year, the lowest net prices in the Conway area are:

  • University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton ($5,383)
  • Pulaski Technical College ($8,724)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock ($11,177)
  • University of Central Arkansas ($12,798)
  • Central Baptist College ($15,602)

Highest Graduation Rate

The graduation rates discussed in this section are only being applied to full-time undergraduate students and are based on 150% of the normal time it takes to complete a program in the 2015 school year. Hendrix College has the highest graduation rate in the area at 68%, followed by:

  • University of Central Arkansas (45%)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock (30%)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (30%)
  • Central Baptist College (28%)
  • University of Arkansas Community College- Morrilton (25%)

Students in Conway have several solid options to choose from within 25 miles, whether they're seeking larger public schools, smaller private colleges, or community college experiences.

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