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Learning is Our Focus; Student Success is Our Goal

From reduced and guaranteed tuition to high-demand skills, National Park College provides the tools needed to achieve your potential. Our experienced faculty and staff are committed to your success in the workforce. In fact, we guarantee it. With an education at NPC, the path to a full-time career is closer than you think. 

We offer two year degrees and certificates both on campus and online. Fall registration is underway. Class schedules are now available.

Learn more about our Academic Programs and Certificates, Continuing Education, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Workforce Training. We also offer bachelor's degrees and some master's degrees in cooperation with other universities. Refer to our National Park University initiative for more information.


Summer Session 1 Last Day to Withdraw

Last day to withdraw from 1st summer session classes.

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Memorial Day

The College will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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NPC Approves Budget, Launches

Hot Springs, Arkansas – The National Park College (NPC) Board of Trustees held their regular monthly meeting Wednesday, May 25. Items for report included the budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year and unveiling of the new website, Testing Center Director, Suzy Still was recognized for the NPC Testing Center’s recent certification award from the National College Testing Association (NCTA). The Center is the fifth in the state to receive national certification by the National College Testing Association. Certification status acknowledges adherence to best practices in the testing industry, adds to the center’s validity for prospective distance learning students, vendors, and other organizations, and certifies that our test center operates under the highest accepted standards and practices for all types of testing.

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Testing Center Receives NCTA Certification

Hot Springs, Arkansas – The National Park College (NPC) Testing Center was awarded the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Test Center Certification this month. Earning NCTA certification acknowledges NPC’s Testing Center adheres to best practices in the testing industry. Suzy Still receives Testing Center certificationThe Center strives to provide quality in the administration of testing services and programs and improve testing processes and service to students and examinees. There are only four other college and university testing centers NCTA certified in the state of Arkansas. NPC is the fifth college testing center to receive this recognition since the certification program began in 2010.

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Sally Carder Technical Fund Donates Automotive Lift

Hot Springs, Arkansas – The National Park College (NPC) Automotive Technology program received a donation from the Sally Carder Technical Fund to purchase a new automotive lift. The fund is used to support technical programs and equipment needs. To date, the fund has been used to purchase equipment and upgrades for the welding, automotive and marine programs.

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Welding Service Project Benefits VA Clinic

Hot Springs, Arkansas – Students in the National Park College (NPC) Welding program designed and fabricated an iron bench that they donated to the Central Arkansas Veteran’s Health Care System’s (CAVHS) Hot Springs Community Based Outpatient Clinic. A dedication ceremony was held today. Dr. John Hogan introduced Michael Dobbs, Chief of Voluntary Services for CAVHS. Also in attendance was Anita Deason, Military and Veteran Services Representative for Senator John Boozman; Courtland Sykes, Military and Veteran Services Representative for Congressman Bruce Westerman; Judge Rick Davis, Senator Bill Sample; Stanley Bee, Veteran Services Officer for Garland County, and representatives from the Hot Springs Village VFW Post 10483.

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