University of Arkansas

country rank  147
world rank  356

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University Overview

Established in 1871, University of Arkansas is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Fayetteville (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Arkansas (U of A) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Arkansas (U of A) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 149 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. U of A also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym U of A
Founded 1871
Motto Veritate Duce Progredi
To Advance with Truth as our Guide
Colours Cardinal red and white

University Location

Address 1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville
72701 Arkansas
United States
Tel +1 (479) 575 2000
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 232 Silas Hunt Hall
Fayetteville 72701
(479) 575 5346
800 377 8632

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Arkansas's Library
University of Arkansas's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,069,849 physical volumes, 229,278 physical media, 95,805 digital/electronic medium and 331 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Arkansas's library has 4 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Arkansas provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 6,122 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Arkansas System (UA System)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Global

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