23,044
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,830
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
65
65%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Arkansas is a University institution located in Fayetteville, AR, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 232 Silas H. Hunt Hall, Office of Admissions
Fayetteville, AR  72701-1201
United States
Contact Wendy Stouffer
Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment Services and Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: uofa@uark.edu
Phone: 479-575-3806
Fax: 479-575-7515

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,715
Applied
14,324
Accepted
23,044
Enrolled
66%
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Female Admissions

12,679
Females Applied
8,379
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9,036
Males Applied
5,945
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.69
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs
Other requirements: Minimum ACT Composite score of 20 or SAT total (math and EBRW only) of 1020, completion of 16 core academic units

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st September 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 604 560 640
SAT Math 599 550 640
ACT Composite 26 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,384
In-state
23,422
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,746
Full-time student fees
11,020
Room & board
7,090
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,830
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,398
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,211
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,249
Avg. Loan Aid
5,273
Avg. Grant Aid
7,650
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
57%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

23,044
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.77%
Black or African American 4.46%
White or Caucasian 76.19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.92%
Asian 2.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.61%
Other 0.54%

Gender

Male (46.89%)
Female (53.11%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Razorbash/Welcome Weeks, Homecoming Week and Headliner Concerts/Distinguished Lectures

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Associated Student Government, Catholic Campus Ministry, Chinese Students and Scholars, Alpha Lambda Delta and Student Alumni Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
RAD (Rape Aggression Defense program); tornado siren; self-defense seminars; Defibrillators; 24-hr police dispatch, Smart 911

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

1,384
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,185
Part-time - 199
Male - 811
Female - 573