Education is Top Priority...North Louisiana offers six state university systems as well as six private colleges and community colleges, all of which are located within one hour drive from the town of Arcadia. 

There are 7 - 4 year colleges & universities within commuting distance.

Tech Colleges
Four technical and vo-tech schools

Primary/Secondary Schools

  • 8 Bienville Parish Public Schools
  • 2422 enrolled students

Public Library
The Bienville Parish Public Library serves the parish with the main branch in Arcadia, and branch libraries in Ringgold and Saline.   The library system has a collection of over 70,000 books, DVDs and books on CDs plus periodicals & art prints.   The Arcadia Library has a genealogy room with an outstanding collection of records.