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

  • Beginning July 1, 2014, there will be a $5.00 charge for each College of the Ouachitas transcript.  Students may request official transcripts by submitting a written request to the Registrar’s Office and making payment in person or by phone to the Business Office.

    On June 25, 2014, there will be a press announcement regarding the strategic alliance that has been formed between College of the Ouachitas and Robohand.  You are invited to attend the press conference where you will have the opportunity to be the first media...

  • Summer financial aid refund checks may be picked up through this Friday, June 20, at the Business Office, 8:00am – 4:30pm.  You MUST have your student I.D AND Drivers License in order to pick up your check. The second disbursement is schedule for Friday, July 11th.

  • Dr. Stephen Schoonmaker, College of the Ouachitas President, and faculty member, Jody Callahan, are on a trek in South Africa to further develop COTO's partnership with Robohand and receive specific training from the company on the customized, fitted, mechanical fingers and hands. Follow along...

  • Caps and Gowns have arrived!! 

    Students that ordered one may visit Student Affairs between 8am-4:30pm to pick them up.    

    Graduation Practice will be Friday, May 9, at 4:00pm, at the Malvern High School Auditorium.

    Graduation is Saturday, May 10, at 2:00pm.  Graduates need...

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July 2014