College of the Ouachitas

College of the Ouachitas in Malvern (Hot Spring County) is a comprehensive two-year college in south-central Arkansas. In addition, the college, oversees the Ouachita Area Career Center (OACC), post-secondary programs in cosmetology and nursing, the Ouachita Area Adult Education Center (OAAEC), and the Workforce Center. College of the Ouachitas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Campus News

  • College of the Ouachitas Bookstore will be closed all day on Friday, June 26, and Monday, June 29, for inventory.

  • Mark your calendar for COTO Discovery Day - July 10, 3:00pm-6:00pm!  There will be activities/demonstrations to learn more about each academic program area, as well as, information about financial aid, admissions, registration, and other student resources. Student Ambassadors and SGA Officers...

  • Thinking of starting your own business?

    Before you quit your job or invest your life savings, wouldn't it be nice to know whether your business idea has merit?

    In Operation JumpStart, you'll examine your business idea from every angle.  Not only will it help you make a decision...

  • College of the Ouachitas invites you to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Career Services Center on Friday, June 19, 2015, 2:00pm - 7:00pm. 
    A Resume Building Workshop will be offered from 12:00pm - 2:00pm in the Career Services Center, followed by a Career Fair from 2:00pm - 7:00pm in...

  • The Third Annual Science Olympiad will be held on Friday, July 17, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.    This free event is open for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade.  The Science Olympiad is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of K-12 science education...

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Monday, June 1, 2015