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National Park College

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. 

NPC is less than half the cost of the average four-year university. More than 70% of NPC students receive Financial Aid and Scholarships. Last year, 2046 students received nearly $8.8 million in grants and scholarships. 

We offer two year degrees and certificates both on campus and online. View our class schedules.

Learn more about our Academic Programs or our wide variety of Continuing Education and Workforce Training classes. 

NPC offers transfer opportunities to every university in Arkansas. Refer to our National Park University initiative for more information.


HSU Transfer Day

May 18 - If you are transferring to HSU, attending HSU Transfer Day will provide answers to your questions and help simplify the enrollment process.

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HSU Transfer Day

April 20 - If you are transferring to HSU, attending HSU Transfer Day will provide answers to your questions and help simplify the enrollment process.

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Last Day to Withdraw/Drop

March 31 is the last day to withdraw or drop without penalty of an F grade.

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Last Day to Apply for May Graduation

March 17 is the last day to apply for May graduation.

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UALR Trojan Transfermation

March 17 - If you are considering transferring to UALR, Trojan Transfermation will provide answers to your questions and help simplify the enrollment process.

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NPC Cares Campus & Community Resource Fair

March 15 - Visit with campus and community representatives to learn about family, medical, educational, and career resources, and volunteer opportunities.

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College Exploration Day

Feb 22 - Explore your next step at College Exploration Day! Visit with college and universities from all over the state and learn about transfer opportunities, degree programs, and more.

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5th Annual Van Davis 5K

All proceeds benefit the Van Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund at National Park College.

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ASU Transfer Preview Day

Feb 10 - Learn how to join the Red Wolves Pack in one visit to the Jonesboro campus!!

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UCA Bear Facts Day

Jan 28 - Considering transferring to UCA? Attend Bear Facts Day!

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Latest NPC News

NPC Closed For Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Hot Springs, Arkansas – National Park College (NPC) will be closed Monday, January 16 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The campus will reopen for business and classes as usual on Tuesday, January 17 at 8:00 a.m.

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Governor Announces Regional Alliance between NPC, COTO, Henderson State

Little Rock, Arkansas – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the Southern Arkansas Regional Alliance (SARA) Wednesday between National Park College (NPC), College of the Ouachitas (COTO), and Henderson State University. The institutions collaborated to form the alliance in response to the Governor’s Closing the Gap 2020 master plan for higher education. The goal of the regional alliance is to create an innovative, collaborative, 21st century delivery model for higher education and workforce development initiatives in Arkansas that will prioritize student success, degree attainment and workforce development ahead of tradition and turf. The agreement also includes strategies for creating institutional efficiencies through shared resources.

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NPC Hosts Lean 101 Training for Airtech Supply

Hot Springs, Arkansas – National Park College (NPC), Airtech Supply (Airtech), Inc. and Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions Group (AMS) received a “grow-your-own” grant from the Arkansas Department of Career Education’s Office of Skills Development (OSD) to offer a LEAN Transformation series of trainings for employees. The grant is the first of its kind to be awarded since the OSD was created. Airtech Supply, Inc. employees completed LEAN 101 training on campus in December. The two-day course provided employees with tools to help improve plant processes with the goal of creating efficiencies within the workflow.

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Kolp Selected As December Student of the Month

Hot Springs, Arkansas – Fredrick Kolp was selected as the National Park College (NPC) December Student of the Month. He is completing his Associate of Science degree in Engineering and will transfer to Arkansas Tech University in January to work toward a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. “Fred’s personal strengths are as impressive as his aptitude in Math and Science. He is an active, outgoing presence in class with a great sense of humor,” said instructor, Paula Welch. “He is the perfect student to get a group project rolling, but also knows how to sit back and let others take the lead. His openness to feedback exemplifies his ability to be a lifelong learner, an asset that will continue to serve him well in college and beyond. Fred is one of the most driven and career focused students in the engineering program.”

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