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Arkansas Tech University
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  • 4 Year
  • RUSSELLVILLE, AR

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Arkansas Tech is a public university located in Russellville, Arkansas. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,584 undergraduate students. The Arkansas Tech acceptance rate is 95%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Medical Secretary, and Business. Graduating 38% of students, Arkansas Tech alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,900.

About

1605 COLISEUM DR.
RUSSELLVILLE, AR 72801
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great American Conference

Arkansas Tech University Rankings

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Arkansas Tech Admissions

Acceptance Rate
95%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
850-1210
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$10,537 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,807 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 74 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 91 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 91 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
18
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
7
Online Associates Programs
6
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    20%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,584 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,431
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 53 responses
  • Diverse
    36%
  • Normal
    19%
  • Adult
    15%
  • Hardworking , caring and diverse
    13%
  • Determined
    11%
  • Party Hardy
    4%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 93 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 115 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 69 responses
  • Higher education lower cost
    32%
  • What you put in, you get out.
    30%
  • New way to learn
    12%
  • Great classes and learning environment
    9%
  • Academic, balanced and fun
    6%
  • Party Hardy
    6%
  • Savage
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
38%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 57 responses

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