College of the Ouachitas: Review & Facts

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College of the Ouachitas is a small two-year, public school with 1,350 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1972 and is the only school located in Malvern, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
At College of the Ouachitas you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

OTC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Medical, Industrial Technologies, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at College of the Ouachitas is low at 58% (below Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at College of the Ouachitas is very low: 29%. Nearly 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at College of the Ouachitas is pretty decent -- 15:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,500
Low
Average tuition prices are low, about $5,600 per academic year. The additional fees at College of the Ouachitas (not included in tuition costs) are about $900; which comes to $6,500 per year.

Read the details about College of the Ouachitas additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
College of the Ouachitas might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to College of the Ouachitas and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (501) 337-5000 or check College of the Ouachitas Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
College of the Ouachitas offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of the Ouachitas, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at College of the Ouachitas.

Based on the college crime information, College of the Ouachitas seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of the Ouachitas Location and Maps



Post Address: College of the Ouachitas, One College Circle, Malvern, Arkansas 72104-0816, USA
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