El Dorado, AR Colleges

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El Dorado

El Dorado (/??l d??re?do?/, el d'-RAY-do, or /??l d??re?d?/) is a city in and the county seat of Union County, Arkansas, USA. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 18,884, which represents a decline of 12.3 percent from the 2000 tabulation of 21,530.

El Dorado is headquarters of the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission as well as large corporations and Fortune 500 companies, such as Murphy Oil Corporation, Deltic Timber Corporation, and Lion Oil Refinery. The city contains a community college, South Arkansas Community College ("SouthArk"), a multi-cultural arts center: South Arkansas Arts Center (SAAC), an award-winning renovated downtown, and numerous sporting, shopping, and dining opportunities. El Dorado is the population, cultural, and business center of the Template:Convert/mi² regional area. The city is best known as being the heart of the 1920s oil boom in South Arkansas. Its nickname is "Arkansas’s Original Boomtown". El Dorado is located about 100 miles (160 km) from the state capital of Little Rock.

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Schools in and around El Dorado, AR

Name
University of Aesthetics-Downers Grove
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Professional Cosmetology Education Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
South Arkansas Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,648 average out-state tuition; $2,016 average in-state tuition
Lynndale Fundamentals of Beauty LLC
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Southern Arkansas University Tech
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $4,110 average out-state tuition; $2,790 average in-state tuition
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $8,460 average out-state tuition; $5,580 average in-state tuition
Crossett School of Cosmetology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

El Dorado, AR Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016