90%

Acceptance Rate

$6,739

Avg.Financial Aid

001089

FAFSA Code

About Arkansas Tech University (ATU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

12,101

Website

www.atu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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.


Reviews

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.

Location & Contact

Address

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4799680389
Fax: 4799680389
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Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

90%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,674

Average Annual Cost

$5,424

Books And Supplies

$1,330

Other Fees

$1,830

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,870

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,331

Total One Year Cost

$18,785

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$277

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Medical Administrative S...

310 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

236 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

151 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

135 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

128 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

106 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

104 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

104 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

98 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

88 Graduates

Psychology, General

73 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

68 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

68 Graduates

Homeland Security

61 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

57 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

50 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

49 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

48 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

45 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

41 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

34 Graduates

Biology, General

31 Graduates

Journalism

31 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

28 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

27 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

26 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

24 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

24 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

23 Graduates

Nuclear Engineering Technologies/Te...

21 Graduates

Sociology

19 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

17 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

16 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

15 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

14 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

14 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

14 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

14 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

12 Graduates

Human Services, General

11 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

10 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

10 Graduates

Mathematics

10 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

9 Graduates

History

9 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

8 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

8 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

8 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

7 Graduates

International/Global Studies

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

5 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Area Studies

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Physical Sciences

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

11,151

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

39%

Full-time

57%

Part-time

43%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

76% White

0 Unknown

6% Black

8% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

5%

Out Of State

93%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

31%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,542/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,328/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,328/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wonder Boys/Golden Suns

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Great American Conference

Total Male Athletes

226

Total Female Athletes

90

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$10,500

$24,305

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$109 - 252

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,739

Students Receiving Federal Grants

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,777

Students Receiving State Aid

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,144

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,652

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,550

$30K - $48K

$7,402

$48K - $75K

$5,201

$75K - $110K

$3,749

> $110K

$3,684

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$20,715,948

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$29,219,368

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.

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