6,823
Students
Financial aid thermometer
5,568
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
56
56%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Arkansas–Fort Smith is a Comprehensive institution located in Fort Smith, AR, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5210 Grand Avenue
PO Box 3649
Fort Smith, AR  72913-3649
United States
Contact Ms. Kelly Westeen
Director of Admissions
Email: kelly.westeen@uafortsmith.edu
Phone: 479-788-7106
Fax: 479-424-6106

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Executive Assistant/executive Secretary Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services 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 Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
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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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology 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

4,001
Applied
2,252
Accepted
6,823
Enrolled
56%
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Female Admissions

2,286
Females Applied
1,302
Females Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,715
Males Applied
950
Males Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.23
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,989
In-state
13,830
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,139
Full-time student fees
8,226
Room & board
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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

5,568
Avg. Financial Aid Package
5,372
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,183
Avg. Loan Aid
2,643
Avg. Grant Aid
3,504
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,823
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.85%
Black or African American 4.66%
White or Caucasian 72.37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.81%
Asian 4.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 5.04%
Other 0.13%

Gender

Male (43.68%)
Female (56.32%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 13%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Campus Picnic and Block Party, Haunted Union and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board, Phi Beta Lambda, Student Alumni Association, Non-Traditional Students and Grand Avenue Baptist College Ministry (Reach)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

412
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 236
Part-time - 176
Male - 205
Female - 207