Liberal arts colleges and universities graduate more than 50 percent of its students with bachelor degrees in the arts and sciences.
In Arkansas, there is only one public liberal arts university, Henderson State in Arkadelphia. The remaining liberal arts colleges and universities are private.
Arkansas Baptist College, Little Rock
Central Baptist College, Conway
Champion Baptist College, Hot Springs
Harding University, Searcy
Hendrix College, Conway
John Brown University, Siloam Springs,
Lyon College, Batesville
Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia
Philander Smith College, Little Rock
US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT releases its top 2014 colleges ranking September 10, 2013. Listed in alphabetical order, the following institutions are ranked top ten by USNEWS.
Amherst College (MA)
Bowdoin College (ME)
Carleton College (MN)
Claremont McKenna College (CA)
Davidson College (NC)
Haverford College (PA)
Middlebury College (VT)
Pomona College (CA)
Swarthmore College (PA)
Wellesley College (MA)
Williams College (MA)