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Arkansas Trade & Vocational Schools

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So, you are beginning your search for a trade school in Arkansas! That is exciting news!

Whether you are looking to attend a school in a big city like Little Rock, or in a smaller, more rural area there are definitely options. Our list of schools provides some of the most important information you may want to know before making a decision to enroll. From net price to total enrollment, you can find the best match for your needs. Our data is updated annually so you can be assured the information is as accurate as possible.

So, scroll through the list, see which ones sound like good possibilities and reach out to the school for more information.

No matter which choice you make, just know that attending trade school in the Natural State is a great choice for a brighter future!

Arkansas Trade Schools

The vocational schools listed below are in alphabetical order and include programs from barber to welding and everything in between. No matter what career you are interested, there will be a vocational school just for you in Arkansas!

Our partner schools are those that we do receive a commission for, but they are amazing schools with lots of opportunities in all different vocations. Just click a button to reach out to any school to learn more about them.

Partner Trade Schools Near You In Arkansas

Already have an idea of what kind of vocational training program you are looking for? Our partner schools are a great place to start!

Go ahead and select a program, enter your zip and find the schools that are closest to you in what is known as the Natural State.

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Additional Vocational Schools In Arkansas

The  data below is from the Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS) which is a great resources for finding trade schools all over the country.

The information shows some of the most important items you may consider when choosing a school. Much more information is provided on the IPEDS website if you want to dive deeper!

APC Crane Training

Address: Various
Cost Range: $3,000-$6,000


APC Crane training offers classroom and field training in classrooms across the country in a variety of cities. They only offer training and certification for crane operators.

Arkansas Northeastern College

Address: 2501 S Division, Blytheville, Arkansas 72316-1109
Enrollment: 1457
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 30%
Average Net Price: $4,678.00

Arkansas Welding Academy

Address: 1920 North Redmond Road, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076
Enrollment: 15
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 72%
Average Net Price: $23,836.00

Black River Technical College

Address: 1410 Hwy 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455
Enrollment: 1380
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 31%
Average Net Price: $8,133.00

International Union of Operating Engineers


With over 1,000 instructors and many locations throughout the United States and Canada, IUOE is a great choice for learning how to handle heavy duty equipment. Each location offers different types of opportunities for training and apprenticeships. Classroom instruction, simulators, and working onsite with an experienced journeyman are all parts of the training you will receive.

Ozarka College

Address: 218 College Dr, Melbourne, Arkansas 72556-0010
Enrollment: 1007
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 37%
Average Net Price: $6,063.00

Pulaski Technical College

Address: 3000 W Scenic Dr, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118-3347
Enrollment: 4,810
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 24%
Average Net Price: $12,746
Job Placement: Yes
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission

Southeast Arkansas College

Address: 1900 S Hazel Street, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603
Enrollment: 997
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 19%
Average Net Price: $8,069.00