University of Arkansas: Ranking & Review

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Fayetteville Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 132 353
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

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

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

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 Services 1,161 226 9 1,396
Engineering 478 99 28 605
Health Professions and Related Programs 438 62 15 515
Education 137 252 26 415
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 298 33 9 340
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 295 25 320
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 188 73 11 272
Social Sciences 1 228 26 2 257
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 199 20 8 227
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 211 16 227
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 191 191
Visual and Performing Arts 138 32 170
Psychology 146 6 8 160
Physical Sciences 88 32 32 152
Legal Professions and Studies 5 119 124
English Language and Literature & Letters 90 19 12 121
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 3 54 24 5 86
History 77 4 4 85
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 77 77
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 57 9 66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 37 17 4 58
Mathematics and Statistics 31 15 4 50
Architecture and Related Services 48 48
Natural Resources and Conservation 26 26
Philosophy and Religious Studies 10 6 1 17
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 10 10
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2 2
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 population50,000 - 250,000
Phone4795752000

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