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University of Arkansas
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  • 4 Year
  • FAYETTEVILLE, AR

Report Card

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

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Arkansas is a highly rated public university located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 20,252 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Arkansas acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Marketing, Finance, and Nursing. Graduating 68% of students, Arkansas alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,100.

About

ADMINISTRATION BLDG 425
FAYETTEVILLE, AR 72701
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Southeastern Conference

Branch Campuses

University of Arkansas Rankings

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

Arkansas Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
1090-1280
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,759 / 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
$5,709 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 174 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 213 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 213 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    68%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    31%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
20,252 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,573
Undergrads Over 25
192900%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 144 responses
  • Friendly
    34%
  • All of the above
    19%
  • Fraternity or sorority member
    18%
  • Fayettchill
    17%
  • Greek
    8%
  • Good looking
    3%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 264 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 331 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 158 responses
  • Spirited
    34%
  • Woo Pig
    31%
  • Traditional
    16%
  • Dickson Street
    4%
  • Big
    4%
  • Eclectic
    3%
  • Scenic
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 123 responses

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