University of Arkansas: Ranking & Review

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Fayetteville
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United States
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World
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1132353
Top 3%

University of Arkansas Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%66%66%
Applicants21,7159,03612,679
Admissions14,3245,9458,379
Enrolled undergraduates5,0662,2832,783
Enrolled total (including graduate students)27,55813,08914,469

7,183 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,371 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,191
Percent of students submitting SAT scores24%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
600
Math
595

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores4,695
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
26
ACT Math
25

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered but not required

University of Arkansas Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$24,916$40,162
Off-campus$24,916$40,162
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,704 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Arkansas provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,221 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,384$22,630
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,678$1,678
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$246$754
Tuition for Full-time graduates$7,563$19,784
Fees for full-time graduates$1,008$1,008
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$420$1,099

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1,16122691,396
Engineering4789928605
Health Professions and Related Programs4386215515
Education13725226415
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies298339340
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs29525320
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1887311272
Social Sciences1228262257
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences21116227
Biological and Biomedical Sciences199208227
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields191191
Visual and Performing Arts13832170
Psychology14668160
Physical Sciences883232152
Legal Professions and Studies5119124
English Language and Literature & Letters901912121
Public Administration and Social Service Professions35424586
History774485
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service7777
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services57966
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3717458
Mathematics and Statistics3115450
Architecture and Related Services4848
Natural Resources and Conservation2626
Philosophy and Religious Studies106117
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1010
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Grand Total44,5241,1922976,017

A total of 4,528 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Arkansas.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,489 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate62%57%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 62%

General info

Alternative namesU of A
University of Arkansas
Arkansas
Founded1871
MottoVeritate Duce Progredi
To Advance with Truth as our Guide
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscardinal red, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff5,209
Instructional FTE1,261
Research FTE21
Public Service FTE61
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.uark.edu
AddressAdministration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, Arkansas, 72701
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population74,000
Phone4795752000

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