About Arkansas Tech University (ATU)
On Campus Housing
Arkansas Tech University (ATU) is a public institution established in the year 1910 by an act of the Arkansas General Assembly. ATU is located in the city of Russellville. The university is dedicated to student success, access, and excellence and is the third largest institution granting higher education in the state. ATU was ranked the No.1 college for upward social mobility in Arkansas and has alumni working in 35 countries around the world.
University's acceptance rate is 64% with the student-faculty ratio of 19:1.
The total student population is 11,894 which includes 6,991 full time and 4,903 part-time students.
The total graduation rate of the is 35%.
Online Education at ATU
The university provides a one-on-one Online Training/Degree Programs and Online Resources that are made available for students anytime. ATU provides 24 hours of tech support and ensures that the classes are held based on flexibility and schedule of a student.
University data related to students and faculty members is stored in a secured database called Banner.
Some of the student’s reviews are given below.
The optimal class size helps students with better interaction
Most of the professors are ready to help students and work with the accommodations they have. Faculties and staffs truly want to see a student succeed.
The flexibility of scheduling class times and days, and the help available for students to succeed.
Some of the rankings according to the US News are given below.
ATU is ranked 102 in Regional Universities South and ranks 42 in Top Public Schools
The university ranks 144 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
ATU ranks 243 in Best Online Bachelor's Programs
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$43,602 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The department of financial aid helps students in planning and meeting all their educational expenses. Scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study methods are some of the formats in which these aids are provided. Students are required to fulfill certain eligibility criteria to avail of these facilities. The eligible students have to fill up the FAFSA Form.
Arkansas Tech University (ATU) federal school code is 001089.
Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study.
State Scholarship includes the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship Program, Governor’s Distinguished Scholars, Law Enforcement Officer’s Dependents Scholarship, and State Grants such as Higher Education Opportunities Grant, Teacher Opportunity Program.
Institutional Aid comprises of Presidential Scholarship, Deans' Scholarship, Academic Excellence Scholarship, and University Scholarship and so on.
Military Aid awarded include Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty, Montgomery GI Bill- Selected Reserve, Post 9/11 GI Bill, and Tuition Assistance Program.