University of Arkansas Fort Smith: Review & Facts

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University of Arkansas Fort Smith is a medium four-year, public school with 6,720 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1928 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
University of Arkansas Fort Smith will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

University of Arkansas Fort Smith follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Industrial Technologies, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
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 positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of Arkansas Fort Smith student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (close to Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Arkansas Fort Smith is very low - 29%. About 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

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

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,400
Medium
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, $9,900 a year. The additional fees at University of Arkansas Fort Smith beyond tuition are approximately $1,500, which totals $11,400 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
56%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 3,571 applications were submitted and 1,993 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at University of Arkansas Fort Smith in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,100
Medium
University of Arkansas Fort Smith provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Arkansas Fort Smith, 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+
Unsafe
University of Arkansas Fort Smith provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,000 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: about $5,100 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Arkansas Fort Smith. 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

University of Arkansas Fort Smith Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Arkansas Fort Smith, 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649, USA
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