University of Arkansas Cossatot
183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832
Phone: (870) 584-4471
Fax: (870) 642-3320
Online: The University of Arkansas Cossatot is an NCA-accredited two-year institution affiliated with the University of Arkansas System. It has campuses in De Queen, Nashville, Lockesburg, and Ashdown, Arkansas and is located in the foothills of the scenic Ouachita Mountains. UA Cossatot offers degrees and certificates in more than two dozen fields and also offers four associate degrees completely online with a roster of more than 60 online college courses to date. UA Cossatot has long had a forward-looking reputation for ‘causing things to happen’ in ways that other colleges and universities would never consider, like not requiring textbooks for most courses.
Enrollment 1407
School Type 2 Year
Funding Type Public
Admissions Information
Requirements High school diploma or GED; open admission. Catalog available online at
Minimum GPA 2.0
Admissions Email
Admissions Phone (870) 584-1143
Scholarship Information
Highlights Scholarships are a type of financial aid that do not need to be repaid. Scholarships are awarded on various criteria usually reflecting the requirements, values and purposes of the award donor. Scholarships can be based on merit, need, demographics, or career focus.

The UA Cossatot Scholarship application deadline is April 1 every year. However, check back here for scholarships that may become available throughout the academic year.
Scholarship Phone (800) 844-4471
Tuition Information
2020/21 Annual Undergrad In-state Tuition (based on two 15-hour semesters, including mandatory fees)
In-state Tuition $3,960.00
Bilingual Admissions Contact Lizz Garza (870) 584-1159
Financial Aid Information
Though UA Cossatot has the second lowest tuition in the state of Arkansas, many students do still need help paying for college. Assistance can be received from UA Cossatot Foundation scholarships, institutional scholarships, local scholarships, state scholarships and grants, and federal grants. Payment plan options are also provided for fall and spring terms.
Financial Aid Contact Denise Hammond
Financial Aid Phone (800) 844-4471
More Information Click Here

Degree Programs

Agriculture (or Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences, or Agriculture & Natural Resources)

Aviation (or Pilot, or Commercial Pilot)


Business Management

Crime Scene Investigation

Criminal Justice

General Education

General Technology

Law Enforcement Administration

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Medical Assistant (or Medical Assisting)

Medical Sciences

Middle School Education

Nursing (or Registered Nursing)

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant (or Physical Therapy Assistant)


Skilled & Technical Services

Automotive Technology (or Automotive Service Technology, or Automotive Service)


Child Development (or Child Development Associate)

Crime Scene Investigation

Culinary Arts

Digital Media


Emergency Medical Technician (or Paramedia, or Emergency Medical Technology or Emergency Medical Technical-Basic, or EMT)


Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (or HVAC or HVAC/R Fundamentals)


Industrial Motors & Controls

Law Enforcement Administration


Mechanical Devices

Medical Transcription

Metal Repair

Programmable Controls (or Programmable Logic Controllers-PLC)

Radio Broadcasting


Welding-Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW)

Welding-Tungsten Inert Gas


Automotive Service Technology (or Automotive Technology, or Automotive Systems Repair)

Computerized Accounting


Crime Scene Investigation

Culinary (or Culinary Arts)

Diesel Technology

Health Professions

Industrial Technology (name varies greatly by school)

Law Enforcement Administration

Office Technology

Pipe Welding

Practical Nursing

Radio Broadcasting

Secretarial/Word Processing