B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
Arkansas Tech University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great American Conference
Address
Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801
Website

Arkansas Tech University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
89%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
850-1210
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$9,684/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,061/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,631/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,617/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,670/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,927/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.74 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.79 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.79 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,065Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 41 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    39%
  • Adult
    20%
  • Normal
    20%
  • Hardworking , caring and diverse
    10%
  • Determined
    7%
  • Party Hardy
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.81 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.103 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 57 responses
Report
  • What you put in, you get out.
    33%
  • Higher education lower cost
    32%
  • New way to learn
    14%
  • Great classes and learning environment
    7%
  • Party Hardy
    7%
  • Academic, balanced and fun
    4%
  • Savage
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
48%
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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My experience at Arkansas Tech University has been great! I love the flexibility of scheduling class times and days, and the help available for students to succeed. One thing that needs to change desperately is the parking available to students. I do not think that students should only be allowed to park in certain colored parking lots. It is a huge hassle to try and find a parking spot and get to class on time. Especially when you cant afford a ticket that is given when parked in the wrong color.
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I am an older student and had returned for a second bachelor's degree. I felt very old, but I'm only in my 30s! The school was okay...but I didn't like it enough to stay. I felt like all the professors wanted to push Blackboard but it was a confusing mess. I was an all A student but still missed assignments because they'd be posted in random folders. There was never any parking and not enough time to get to classes with a spread out campus like that. But I think for me, I mostly felt like a number there. No one knew my name, no one cared if I came to class. So I'm switching to another school's online program. ATU isn't a bad school but just wasn't for me.
Arkansas Tech University is a great University to study at, whether you like being surrounded by thousands of students at the University in Russellville or a more smaller College in Ozark. I currently go to Arkansas Tech University in Ozark, I mainly choosed to go to this college because I do not like to be surrounded by large groups of people. It is such a wonderful college to go to, everyone is so kind and friendly, everyone makes you feel at home even if your miles away from it! There is nothing I would change about this college!