University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

Fort Smith, AR

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

Fort Smith, AR

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Tuition & Fees

$7,127

$15,968

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,252
Declined 1,749
Total Received 4,001
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Public

6,823

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of Arkansas -- Fort Smith founded in 1928 as Fort Smith Junior College, is the sixth largest university in Arkansas, and one of the 11 campuses in the University of Arkansas System. Its campus is located in Fort Smith, AR.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,823
Established in 1928
Coeducational Coeducational

170-acre campus in Fort Smith (population: 88,037).

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Fort Smith Regional

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
5210 Grand Avenue
Fort Smith
72913-3649

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activities Board
  • Phi Beta Lambda
  • Student Alumni Association
  • Non-Traditional Students
  • Grand Avenue Baptist College Ministry (Reach)

Top Events

  • Campus Picnic and Block Party
  • Haunted Union
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
33%
18-23
51%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.23

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,252
Declined 1,749
Total Received 4,001

Admissions Factors

Very Important

standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA

Considered

rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,989
Room & board $8,226
Additional fees $2,138.50
Books & supplies $1,605
Other fees $3,015
Total $19,973.50

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Graphic Design
History Teacher Education
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Surgical Technology/Technologist
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

6,823

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

6,823
students

Female
56%
3,843

Male
44%
2,980

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

4,581
students

Female
58%
2,631

Male
42%
1,950

33%

2,242
students

Female
55%
1,212

Male
45%
1,030

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 66%
Student 4 year graduation rate 13%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

380

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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