The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton
(UACCM) is a two-year, state-supported institution which offers university-transfer and career-specific training programs, as well as adult education, workforce education, and community outreach programs.
UACCM is nationally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission
of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The 1961 Arkansas General Assembly established Petit Jean Vo-Tech as the state’s second adult vocational-technical school. The first building was completed in July 1963 and classes began in September. The school initially awarded diplomas in occupational-specific areas.
In 1991, the General Assembly converted Petit Jean Vo-Tech to a degree granting two-year college, Petit Jean Technical College. The conversion permitted expansion of the curriculum to include technical, academic & workforce education; community education; and adult education. In 1997, the College again made a name change to Petit Jean College. Finally, in 2001, Petit Jean College merged with the University of Arkansas System
and became the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton.
UACCM currently consists of with 14 educational buildings and various support facilities.
UACCM is located along Interstate 40 approximately west of Little Rock
in the town of Morrilton
in Conway County, Arkansas
In the fall 2009 semester, UACCM served 2,423 total credit students, marking... Read More