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University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Overview

Student Population
27,562
University of Arkansas overview
Location Fayetteville, Arkansas
Online uark.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
University of Arkansas overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, University of Arkansas is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 19,777 prospective students applied, and 15,361 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,726 enrolled in the school.  22,070 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,492 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $7,568 plus fees of $1,816. Arkansas is ranked 312 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

Arkansas is rated within the top 39% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Arkansas within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1090/1280
ACT 23/29
Weighted GPA 3.75
Applications Accepted
77.7% 
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Applications Due May 31, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Arkansas Resident Tuition
$7,568
In State Costs for University of Arkansas
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,816
Room and Board $11,330
Budget for Other Expenses$4,362
Total One Year Cost$26,176
Out of State Resident Tuition
$24,056
Out of State Costs for University of Arkansas
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,816
Room and Board $11,330
Budget for Other Expenses$4,362
Total One Year Cost$42,664

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$50,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
59% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Arkansas students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Engineering 9%
Social Sciences 8%
Communication 7%
Health Professions 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106397 IPEDS survey data for University of Arkansas.

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