Colleges in Independence County, Arkansas

There are 2 Colleges in Independence County, Arkansas, serving a population of 37,097 people in an area of 764 square miles. There is 1 College per 18,548 people, and 1 College per 381 square miles.

In Arkansas, Independence County is ranked 17th of 75 counties in Colleges per capita, and 18th of 75 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Independence County Colleges

Find Independence County, Arkansas colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Lyon College 2300 Highland Road Batesville, AR

University Of Arkansas Community College-Batesville 2005 White Drive Batesville, AR

About Independence County Colleges

Independence County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Independence County, AR. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Independence County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Independence County College Statistics

Find Independence County College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Independence County College Enrollment
 Independence CountyArkansas
College/Grad School Enrollment1,860 (20.7%)185,987 (25.1%)
Independence County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Independence CountyArkansas
Some College, No Degree5,545 (22.1%)448,518 (22.6%)
Associate's Degree1,863 (7.4%)132,221 (6.7%)
Bachelor's Degree2,861 (11.4%)280,677 (14.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree1,661 (6.6%)156,751 (7.9%)
Independence County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Independence CountyArkansas
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher4,522437,428
Arts, Humanities & Others1,010 (22.3%)86,059 (19.7%)
Business722 (16.0%)92,391 (21.1%)
Education1,085 (24.0%)87,654 (20.0%)
Science & Engineering1,134 (25.1%)124,447 (28.4%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields571 (12.6%)46,877 (10.7%)