The University of Arkansas-Texarkana along with the Texarkana Arkansas School District will host a public informational meeting on Monday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. in the UA Texarkana Campus Center Lobby located at 3501 U of A Way, Texarkana, Arkansas. The meeting is for parents and guardians who have students interested in attending the Arkansas High School Collegiate Academy. The purpose of the meeting is to inform parents/guardians about the Collegiate Academy requirements, expectations, and application process for students entering the 10th grade next school year.

The Arkansas High School Collegiate Academy is a partnership between the Texarkana Arkansas School District (TASD) and the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana. The goal of the academy is to provide students with a three-year curriculum that allows them the opportunity to complete a high school diploma and an associate degree simultaneously.

Students who will be entering the 10th grade can apply for the academy now through May 2, 2022. Students must be enrolled or be eligible to become enrolled as a TASD Public School student and meet the collegiate academy entrance requirements to attend. The academy is a public school that is free of charge and is located on the University of Arkansas-Texarkana campus.

To schedule an ACCUPLACER test, visit, call the UAHT Testing center at 870-216-2906, or contact Tristen Jones, Career Coach, on the Arkansas High campus at . Acceptable test scores are due by Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

To apply, visit

For questions about eligibility or a paper application, contact Mikki Curtis at or call 870-722-8133.