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University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR, USA
3.94 Average Rating

Situated on a hilltop overlooking the Ozark Mountains, the University of Arkansas is the flagship campus of the UA system and the largest university in the state. Arkansas is home to six colleges and schools hosting undergraduate degree-granting programs. Affiliated with Arkansas Research and Technology Park, UA houses the National Center for Reliable Power Transmission—the strongest power testing facility at any university in the US. Throughout the year, Arkansas brings a number of prominent leaders and thinkers to campus through the Distinguished Lecture Series.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
77%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 15, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
53%
Out-Of-State Students
44%
90%
Submitting ACT
26%
Submitting SAT
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
27,778
Total Number of Undergrads
23,386
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
46%
20-39 Students
27%
40-99 Students
20%
100+ Students
6%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
62%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,781
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$9,384
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$25,872
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,330
Books and Supplies
$1100

Aid & Grants

0
100
56%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
58%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,210
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
58%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,757
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,201

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
42%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,803
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$21,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$222
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
388
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
25%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Razorbacks
School Colors
Red/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Southeastern Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Fayetteville
Little Rock
Dallas
Houston
Memphis
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
61%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$50,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
It is an excellent school to attend that delivers a quality education! Between the faculty and students it is very diverse, there are lots of things to do outdoors, there are always sporting events to attend, the arts also thrive at the U of A. Best of all, Woo Pig Sooie!
Marissa from Fayetteville, AR
The University of Arkansas has exactly what everyone should want from their college experience. It offers a quality education, a lively and beautiful atmosphere, and endless opportunities to get involved, meet new people, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Regardless of who you are or where you come from, there is certainly something for everyone at the U of A.
Michaela from Fayetteville, AR
The University of Arkansas strives to make your college experience unique by recognizing individual students instead of losing them in the crowd. Set on a beautiful campus, the University of Arkansas offers an extensive variety of student groups, intramural sports, and on campus tutoring. The UofA is a campus with fun traditions, qualified professors, and is a great place to call home.
Blake from Fayetteville, AR
The University of Arkansas is beautiful like no other campus I've encountered. Since first moving up to Fayetteville, I've been able to witness the leaps and bounds the University has taken to grow quickly with the quickly evolving world of technology. Being able to communicate with professors quickly online, doing completely anonymous reviews of the professors through a survey program, and using a google platform for the new email system are great improvements!
Kimberly from Fayetteville, AR
This university has a diverse, smart, and eclectic student body. The classes never fail to impress me, and neither does the sheer beauty of the campus.
Molly from Fort Smith, AR
My visits and experiences with the University of Arkansas have been quite positive; the staff and teachers are helpful, and classes are fairly small. The student life has something for everyone; over a hundred clubs and sports make sure no one is left out. With the exception of all of the hills, the landscaping and general atmosphere of the university are beautiful and upbeat.
Victoria

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