Northwest Arkansas universities listed in WalletHub’s top 10 best in state

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SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A recent survey ranks three colleges and universities in Northwest Arkansas in the top ten for the state.

According to WalletHub, John Brown University is at the top of the list in Arkansas.

It’s results were based on 30 key measures grouped into categories like student selectivity, cost and financing, and career outcomes.

Other local schools on the list include The University of the Ozarks in Clarksville which came in at number six, and the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville ranked eighth.

The list of the top ten schools can be seen below.

1. John Brown University
2. Harding University
3. Hendrix College
4. Lyon College
5. Ouachita Baptist University
6. University of the Ozarks
7. Arkansas State University-Main Campus
8. University of Arkansas
9. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
10. Central Baptist College

Here is a closer look at how JBU performed in certain metrics:

School Snapshot: John Brown University (1 = Best; 7 = Average; 14 = Worst):
5th – Admission Rate
14th – Net Cost
6th – Student-Faculty Ratio
4th – On-Campus Crime
10th – Gender & Racial Diversity
4th – Graduation Rate
1st – Post-Attendance Median Salary

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