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University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,237 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,840 tuition
$8,242 on campus room & board
$1,605 books and supplies
$1,550 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$21,885 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,488 tuition
$8,242 on campus room & board
$1,605 books and supplies
$1,550 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,724 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
62% get federal aid ($4,670 avg)
68% get state aid ($2,168 avg)
48% get institn'l aid ($3,724 avg)
36% get loans ($3,899 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.99% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.13% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,644 93%
Federal Grant Aid $4,670 62%
Pell Grants $4,635 62%
Other Federal Grants $564 6%
Institution Grant Aid $3,724 48%
State Grant Aid $2,168 68%
Student Loans $3,899 36%
Federal Loans $3,736 36%
Other Loans $5,057 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: June 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $160
Out of State $437


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Emily Styles
  • Jan-02-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a good price for tuition, however you are not guaranteed finishing your degree plan on time, due to the lack of teachers and classes.

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  • 4
  • LaTrisha from Hatfield, AR
  • Nov-05-2013 I am a current student here

    It's a pretty good price for everything except maybe housing. Make sure you pay attention to what you are picking out when choosing a housing contract.

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  • 5
  • Tanssia
  • Aug-27-2013 I am a current student here

    The price is the reason I chose this college. It's affordable.

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  • 5
  • Morgan from Cedarville, AR
  • Apr-02-2013 I am a current student here

    UAFS is still a small campus, and the prices are lower than most colleges. For example, most Animation degrees would cost $100,000 minimum. At UAFS the cost of an animation degree is under $50,0000 and the technology used in the classroom is still years ahead of many colleges.

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