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Tuition & Fees

$8,210

$20,300

not including room and board

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,076
Declined + 7,832
Total Received 18,908
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Kinesiology
  2. Marketing
  3. 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 25,341
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for 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

21,009

undergraduate students

4,332

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
50%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
45%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
24%
24-29
42%
18-23
32%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
13%
24-29
56%
18-23
28%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
18%
24-29
55%
18-23
27%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Fayetteville, AR

510-acre campus in Fayetteville (population: 76,899), 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
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
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

 
19 fraternities 22% of male students
 
14 sororities 36% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
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
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
50%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
45%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
24%
24-29
42%
18-23
32%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
13%
24-29
56%
18-23
28%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
18%
24-29
55%
18-23
27%
12-17
0
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)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,076
Declined + 7,832
Total Received 18,908

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

State residency

Considered

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

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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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 $20,809,814
State $12,757,611
Institutional $8,602,556
Other external $2,256,312
Total $44,426,293

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $16,734,286
Institutional $15,205,376
Other external $1,593,153
Total $33,532,815

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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/Lifelong Learning
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Education Communication/Technology
Agricultural Food/Life Sciences
Agricultural/Extension Education
Agricultural/Food Law
American Studies
Animal Science
Anthropology
Apparel Studies
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Athletic Training
Biological Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Economics
Career/Technical Education
Cell/Molecular Biology
Cellular/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Civil Engineering
Classical Studies
Communication
Communication Disorders
Communications
Community Health Promotion
Comparative Literary/Cultural Studies
Comparative Literature/Cultural Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Crop Science
Crop Soil/Environmental Sciences
Crop/Soil Environmental Sciences
Curriculum/Instruction
Drama
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education Policy
Educational Leadership
Educational Statistics/Research Methods
Educational Studies
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Entomology
Environmental Dynamics
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Soil/Water Science
Finance
Food Human Nutrition/Hospitality
Food Science
French
General Business
Geography
Geology
Geosciences
German
Higher Education
History
Horticulture
Horticulture Landscape/Turf Sciences
Human Development/Family Sciences
Human Environmental Science
Human Environmental Sciences
Human Resources/Workforce Development Education
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems
Interior Design
International Business
International Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Landscape Architectural Studies
Landscape Architecture
Law
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Sciences
Microelectronics-Photonics
Modern Language
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Operations Management
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Plant Pathology
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Poultry Science
Psychology
Public Administration/Nonprofit Studies
Public Health
Public Policy
Public Service
Recreation/Sport Management
Recreation/Sport Management
Rehabilitation
Retail
Secondary Education
Secondary Mathematics
Social Work
Sociology
Space/Planetary Sciences
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Supply Chain Management
TESOL
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Undergraduate

83%

21,009
students

Female
51%
10,662

Male
49%
10,347

Graduate

17%

4,332
students

Female
48%
2,078

Male
52%
2,254

undergraduateFull-time

88%

18,565
students

Female
52%
9,521

Male
48%
9,044

undergraduatePart-time

12%

2,444
students

Female
47%
1,141

Male
53%
1,303

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

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 20

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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 113
Countries most often represented Bolivia
China
India
Panama
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Susan Byram
Assistant Director of International Admissions
479 575-6246
sbyram@uark.edu

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