College of the Ouachitas is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 south LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413, (312) 263-0456, Program accreditations include The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships, Arkansas State Board of Nursing approval of the Practical Nursing Program, Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology accreditation of the Cosmetology Program, and National Automotive Technician Education Foundation accreditation of the Automotive Service Technology Program (ASE). College of the Ouachitas also has institutional approval for Veterans' educational benefits through the Arkansas State Approving Agency of Veterans.