N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,617

Avg.Financial Aid

001110

FAFSA Code

About University of Arkansas - Fort Smith (UAFS)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,557

Website

uafs.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

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is a public university located in Fort Smith, AR. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is the parent institution of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. The total enrolment stands at 6,638 students at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. Around 6,620 and 18 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 390 who teach various courses to the students. Around 81% of the students are 24 and under at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. At UAFS around 64% are white, 14% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 9% belong to two or more races. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 57% of the students are females and 43% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Justin Boyd, Sonny Weems, Ron Brewer, and Laurence Luckinbill. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At UAFS, 154 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

5210 Grand Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4797887000
Fax: 4794246016
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. When it comes to the ranking of a university or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a university helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen university on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that University of Arkansas-Fort Smith does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

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

None

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

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

None

The university takes in few each year. Moreover, admission to UAFS is fairly easy. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649. They can also call them at (479) 788-7000.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$10,739

Average Annual Cost

$3,991

Books And Supplies

$1,605

Other Fees

$1,602

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

$8,426

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,359

Total One Year Cost

$19,983

Before applying to UAFS, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $25,484 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

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

64%

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

N/A

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

297 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

179 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

113 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

97 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

73 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

65 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

57 Graduates

Psychology, General

45 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

44 Graduates

Biology, General

43 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

37 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

37 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

34 Graduates

Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

22 Graduates

History

21 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

18 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

18 Graduates

Chemistry

15 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

15 Graduates

Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

12 Graduates

Engineering, General

12 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

11 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

11 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

10 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

10 Graduates

Graphic Communications

9 Graduates

Music

9 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

7 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

6 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

Legal Support Services

3 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

3 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

1 Graduates

Political Science and Government

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,531

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

45%

Full-time

66%

Part-time

34%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

66% White

0% Unknown

4% Black

13% Hispanic

9% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

12%

Out Of State

87%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$45,327 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

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,846/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,580/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,580/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lion

School Colors

navy, white, and burgundy

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

16

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At UAFS, $9,039 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,580 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The university has enrolled around 43% male and 57% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$31,000/year

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

$0$100,000

$6,625

$20,098

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.

$69 - 209

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.

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,617

Students Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,855

Students Receiving State Aid

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,067

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,700

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,332

$30K - $48K

$6,342

$48K - $75K

$5,034

$75K - $110K

$3,093

> $110K

$3,221

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UAFS to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,770, whereas the financial aid is $3,802. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,146 and institutional aid worth $3,802.

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