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We are educating the next generation of healthcare professionals to serve the underserved.

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Arkansas Colleges of Health Education

Our Mission

To educate and train a diverse group of highly competent and compassionate healthcare professionals; to create health and research support facilities; and to provide healthy living environments to improve the lives of others.


We are educating the next generation of healthcare professionals through doctoral and masters-level programs.


Our research initiatives extend beyond the basic-science laboratory facility. We are improving healthcare through innovative research.


Holistic wellness is one of our core values. We are passionate about providing wellness resources to our campus and community.

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Our Programs

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) is a private, not-for-profit institution located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. We are fulfilling our mission of training competent, compassionate healthcare professionals through our doctor of osteopathic medicine, doctor of occupational therapy, doctor of physical therapy, and master of science in biomedicine.


Diversity at ACHE

Creating a campus community where all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members belong and thrive is vital to our holistic efforts of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

News & Events

ACHE adds master’s degree program

A master’s degree in public health will be yet another degree program to be offered by the Fort Smith-based Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE), with the first class set to begin in the fall semester of 2024.

Construction at ACHE

Continued growth is the running theme at the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) has it breaks ground on additional student housing located on the ACHE campus in Fort Smith, Arkansas. In March 2015, ACHE broke ground on its first facility, the Arkansas...

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7000 Chad Colley Blvd.
Fort Smith, AR 72916

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