College Deliberately: National Park College

National Park College is a small, public, two-year College that emphasizes research, career and religion located in a suburb of Hot Springs, AR. It is known for General Studies, Welding Technology/Welder and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

National Park College

place 101 College Dr, Hot Springs, AR 71913
phone Phone: (501) 760-4222
web Web: http://www.np.edu/
  • National Park College is also known as:
    National Park College, National Park College


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
National Park College Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1981-01-01 2022-08-31
National Park College Council on Occupational Education Accredited 2003-02-04 2011-12-31
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Student Centeredness

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Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Associate degree
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National Park College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.


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Tuition for National Park College is in the 11.8 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as inexpensive.
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