– Location: Camden, AR
– Students: 404 (student to faculty ratio: 13:1)
– Acceptance rate: 100%
– Tuition: $4,977 (in-state); $6,417 (out-of-state)
– Outcomes: graduation rate: 86%; six-year median earnings: $26,700
Southern Arkansas University Tech held its first classes in 1968 and has maintained an average enrollment of 1,800 students a year ever since. Scholars have their choice of 16 different fields of study and are guaranteed to be able to transfer into 10 four-year universities within the area. Additionally, athletes have the opportunity to play on NJCAA-sanctioned basketball and softball teams or root from the sidelines on the Rocket cheer squad.