University of Arkansas

Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, AR 72701

About University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate15,835
Student Age% Under 2576%
 % 25 and Over24%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time78%
 % Part-time22%
Race/Ethnicity% White79.0%
 % Black5.2%
 % Asian2.5%
 % Latino3.5%
 % Native American1.7%
 % Race Unknown0.9%
 % International student6%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted60%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled45%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT26%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT92%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math520 / 800640 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,768
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,000
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid69%
 % Undergraduates with Loans40%
 % Undergraduates with Grants50%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,162
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,042
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,042
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,518
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,518
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,518

Neighborhood Data for the Fayetteville Area

Median Age27.6
Median Household Income$35,970
Total Population72,914
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.2% 49.8%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1756.2%43.8%
 Age 18-2449.7%50.3%
 Age 25-2950.3%49.7%
 Age 30-3955.5%44.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White84.1%
 % Black6.5%
 % Asian3.2%
 % Latino5.5%
 % Native American1.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % 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$8,042
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,042
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$541
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50072.0%49.9%9.6%
 $500 to $74928.0%45.8%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%3.2%28.0%
 Over $10000.0%1.2%6.9%
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