Feb 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Message from the President

I would like to thank you for choosing North Arkansas College to begin your education. Welcome to the Pioneer family.  Please use this catalog as a guide to the services, academic programs, courses, activities, and resources available to you as a student.

Your choice to attend Northark will save you a ton of money and provide you with an exceptional education. Our academic programs have received national recognition for excellence, ranking high among 2- and 4-year institutions across the country.  

If you are headed to the university, Northark has developed many transfer partnerships that provide you with a seamless transfer experience.

Since 1974, Northark has been a conduit that fills the employment pipeline with skilled graduates for high-wage and in-demand careers. Numerous partnerships with business and industry provide expanded learning opportunities that lead to career entry and advancement.  Check out our internship and apprenticeship opportunities that give students the opportunity to earn money on the job while they are pursuing their education.

In addition to high-quality academics, affordable tuition, and a variety of academic programs, you will find an array of support services that show how much Northark cares about your success. A food pantry, tax preparation, a job board and financial and career coaching are all provided free to our students.  Need help with your studies? You can find tutors in our Learning Resource Center and many faculty and staff who are here to help you along your educational journey.

While you are on campus, I encourage you to take advantage of the many activities, events and student organizations that will expand your horizons. Northark has been shaping futures of this area for 47 years and I am confident you will benefit from your time here.  I wish you the best of luck and I look forward to seeing you on campus!




Dr. Randy Esters, President