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Tuition

$9,198

$20,454

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,630
Declined + 6,119
Total Received 16,749
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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Finance
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School Facts

The University of Arkansas, founded in 1871, is a public, land-grant institution. Programs are offered through the Schools of Architecture, Continuing Education, and Law; the Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences; Business Administration; Education and Health Professions; and Engineering; and the Graduate School. Its 422-acre campus is located in the Ozark Mountains in northwestern Arkansas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 24,537
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 6866
ACT 0144

Public

20,350

undergraduate students

4,187

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
200-299
-1%
700-800
6%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
200-299
-1%
30-36
25%
24-29
42%
18-23
32%
12-17
2%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0
30-36
14%
24-29
52%
18-23
31%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
19%
24-29
54%
18-23
28%
12-17
-1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Fayetteville, AR

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425-acre campus in Fayetteville (population: 75,102), 110 miles from Tulsa. Served by bus; major airport serves Tulsa; smaller airport serves Highfill (25 miles); train serves Little Rock (194 miles). School operates transportation around campus and to local apartment complexes, downtown, and shopping malls. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Arkansas
One University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
17 fraternities 23% of male students
 
11 sororities 36% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
200-299
-1%
700-800
6%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
200-299
-1%
30-36
25%
24-29
42%
18-23
32%
12-17
2%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0
30-36
14%
24-29
52%
18-23
31%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
19%
24-29
54%
18-23
28%
12-17
-1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,630
Declined + 6,119
Total Received 16,749

Admissions Contact

Kelly S. Westeen
Associate Director of Admissions
P: 800 377-8632
F: 479 575-7515
uofa@uark.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $20,393,538
State $14,883,757
Institutional $8,194,898
Other external $2,245,626
Total $45,717,819

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $18,387,976
Institutional $14,388,990
Other external $1,629,410
Total $34,406,376

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southeastern Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Razorback
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Law
Agricultural/Biological Engineering
Agricultural/Extension Education
Agriculture/Extension Education
Agronomy
American Studies
Animal Science
Anthropology
Apparel Studies
Applied Physics
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Biological/Agricultural Engineering
Biology
Botany
Business Administration
Business Economics
Cell/Molecular Biology
Cellular/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Civil Engineering
Classical Studies
Communication
Communication Disorders
Communications
Comparative Literature
Computer Information Systems/Quantitative Analysis
Computer Science
Computer Systems Engineering
Counseling Foundations
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Crop Management
Curriculum/Instruction
Dietetics
Drama
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Entomology
Environmental Dynamics
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Soil/Water Science
European Studies
Finance
Financial Management
Food Science
Food/Nutrition
Foreign Languages
French
General Agriculture
General Business
Geography
Geology
Geoscience
German
Health Science
Health Sciences
Higher Education
History
Horticulture
Hospitality/Restaurant Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Environmental Science
Human Environmental Sciences
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Management
Information Systems
Interior Design
International Business
Journalism
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Horticulture
Latin American Studies
Law
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Sciences
Microbiology
Microelectronics
Middle Eastern Studies
Middle Level Education
Music
Nursing
Operations Management
Operations Research
Philosophy
Photonics
Physical Education
Physics
Plant Pathology
Plant Protection/Pest Management
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Poultry Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy
Recreation
Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation Education
Russian Studies
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/Mathematics
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Teaching
Telecommunications Engineering
Translation
Transportation Engineering
Transportation/Logistics
Transportation/Logistics Management
Turf Management
Vocational Education
Zoology
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Undergraduate

83%

20,350
students

Female
50%
10,186

Male
50%
10,164

Graduate

17%

4,187
students

Female
48%
2,010

Male
52%
2,177

undergraduateFull-time

87%

17,799
students

Female
51%
8,997

Male
49%
8,802

undergraduatePart-time

13%

2,551
students

Female
47%
1,189

Male
53%
1,362

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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