University of Arkansas: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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University of Arkansas is a large four-year, public school with 24,540 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1871 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
126
At University of Arkansas you can receive your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Arkansas implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 126 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Engineering, Education, Business, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
81%
University of Arkansas student retention rate is high at 81% (well above Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Arkansas is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,600
Average tuition prices are fairly high - about $17,100 per year. The additional fees at University of Arkansas not covered by tuition are approximately $1,500, which totals $18,600 per year.

Read the details about University of Arkansas additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
As reported in recent government data, 16,749 applications were submitted and 10,630 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of Arkansas in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
University of Arkansas offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Arkansas, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
University of Arkansas provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 5,400 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- around $5,500 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Arkansas. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of Arkansas appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Arkansas Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Arkansas, Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701, USA
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