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

  • We would like to take this opportunity to share some important information regarding student accounts and payment plans. If you have requested a payment plan for the fall 2014 semester, this is a reminder that one third of your balance plus the finance fee is due no later than August 25, 2014....

  • Student Support Services would like to welcome you back to another great semester and empower you to be successful! Come and join us for orientation and catch up on what’s new in TRiO! August 26 & 27 12:15p.m. – 1:00p.m. In the Great Room, A300 TRiO will be giving away a Grant Aid...

  • Welcome (or Welcome Back) to COTO!!

    Happy First Day of the Fall Semester!!

  • Practical Nursing

    • Classes that start in January, exam is 1st and 2nd Friday, of October, at 8:00 am or 12:30 pm.
    • Classes that start in August, exam is 1st and 2nd Friday, of June, at 8:00 am or 12:30 pm.
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  • Beginning January 2015, the RN program classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday from
    4P-9P in the Lecture Hall (A309). The May entry will be on Tuesday and Thursday from 4P-9P in the Lecture Hall (A309).

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Event Calendar

Friday, August 1, 2014