Financial Aid


College of the Ouachitas is a public, two-year institution of higher education that continually identifies and addresses the changing learning needs of the communities it serves.  College of the Ouachitas is committed to keeping your college cost affordable.  The philosophy of this office is to provide access and choice to students, who without such assistance, would not be able to attend an institution of higher learning.

Contact Information

Location:  Administration Building
Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Mailing Address:  One College Circle, Malvern, AR  72104
FAX Number:  501-337-9382
Email for Financial Aid Office:  financialaid [at]
(U.S. Department of Education Code:  009976)


Contact:  Robert Ellerd, Interim Director
Email:  rellerd [at]
Phone:  501-332-0219

Contact:  Payton Martin, Financial Aid Specialist
Email:  pmartin [at]
Phone:  501-332-0222

Important Links:

2017-2018 Financial Aid Forms      2016-2017 Financial Aid Forms

Frequently Asked Questions          Net Price Calculator

Financial Aid Refund Dates