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2021 Top Arkansas Women's D3 Basketball Schools

2 Colleges
$36,775 Avg Tuition & Fees*
45% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When it comes to choosing a college, student athletes have a lot of options - but not all of them are good. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for Division III Women's Basketball in Arkansas ranking is part of that endeavor.

Our analysis looked at 2 schools in Arkansas to determine which ones were the best for D3 Women's Basketball athletes in Arkansas. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.

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Top Colleges in Arkansas for D3 Women's Basketball athletes in Arkansas

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Hendrix College

Conway, Arkansas

Our analysis found Hendrix College to be the best school for D3 Women’s Basketball athletes in Arkansas in this year’s ranking. Located in Conway, Arkansas, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 338 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

The D3 Women’s Basketball team at Hendrix brought home $124,132 in revenue in a single year.

Hendrix also took the #1 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#2

University of the Ozarks

Clarksville, Arkansas

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend University of the Ozarks. The school came in at #2 in this year’s ranking. Located in Clarksville, Arkansas, the small private not-for-profit school handed out 166 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The D3 Women’s Basketball team at Ozarks brought home $113,149 in revenue in a single year.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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