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 recently announced the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2016 semester.  Students on the President’s List have earned 12 or more credit hours in college level courses and achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.  Those named to the President’s List...

  • College of the Ouachitas wants to welcome you to Spring classes for 2017. We want to remind you that either a payment or your financial aid needs to be completed and showing on your account before January 18, 2017. If you have made a payment plan, we still need a payment on your account by this...

  • Due to the unanticipated band of snow that should move into our area around 12:00, College of the Ouachitas will close TODAY (1/6) AT 11:00 AM to allow our employees to get home ahead of this band.  Stay safe and stay warm!

    January 5, 2017
    Contact: Amber Childers, Executive Director of College Advancement
    College of the Ouachitas
    One College Circle
    Malvern, AR 72104

    DLM Division of Systems, Inc. in collaboration with College of the Ouachitas,...

  • Malvern, Arkansas – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the Southern Arkansas Regional Alliance (SARA) Wednesday between College of the Ouachitas (COTO), National Park College (NPC), and Henderson State University (HSU). 

    The institutions collaborated to form the alliance in response to the...

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