University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649

About University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is classified as a combined baccalaureate and associate’s degree college. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, with the majority of degrees awarded at the associate’s level. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% for undergraduate students are enrolled full-time. Admissions are selective, and fewer than 20% of entering undergrads are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate7,335
Student Age% Under 2566%
 % 25 and Over34%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time68%
 % Part-time32%
Race/Ethnicity% White70.4%
 % Black3.9%
 % Asian3.9%
 % Latino5.9%
 % Native American3.2%
 % Race Unknown8.2%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted59%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled63%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT2%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT76%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800560 / 800
 SAT Writing430 / 800520 / 800
 SAT Math470 / 800540 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3624 / 36
 ACT English19 / 3625
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math18 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,918
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,888
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid88%
 % Undergraduates with Loans30%
 % Undergraduates with Grants82%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,250
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,480
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,280
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,590
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,566
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,566

Neighborhood Data for the Fort Smith Area

Median Age35.7
Median Household Income$37,340
Total Population85,838
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.1% 50.9%
 Age 0-953.1%46.9%
 Age 10-1749.3%50.7%
 Age 18-2452.0%48.0%
 Age 25-2949.3%50.7%
 Age 30-3950.4%49.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White78.9%
 % Black8.4%
 % Asian5.2%
 % Latino15.8%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,480
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,280
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$442
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50076.5%71.2%18.8%
 $500 to $7495.4%22.6%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%3.7%21.1%
 Over $100018.1%2.5%3.4%
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