Online College Courses Available in Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas, also known as the Natural State, is known for its lakes, rivers, forests, and mountains. The state also has a rich Native American heritage. More than 43,000 Native American sites have been discovered throughout the state. Arkansas is home to many institutions of higher education. The two largest university systems in the state are the University of Arkansas and Arkansas State University. These and several other institutions offer online college courses in Arkansas.

Little Rock. Little Rock is the capital of Arkansas, and the largest city in the state. The name of the city comes from a French explorer who, in 1722, while traveling down the Arkansas River, landed near a small rock formation and named it la Petite Roche, or “the little rock.” The city is home to six institutions of higher education offering courses online.

Fayetteville. Nestled in the Boston Mountains of northwestern Arkansas, Fayetteville is the third largest city in the state. Fayetteville is the proud home of the University of Arkansas, the state’s largest university.

Jonesboro. Jonesboro is located in the northeastern corner of Arkansas and is the fifth largest city in the state. Jonesboro is known as a college town because it is the proud home of Arkansas State University.

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