University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Fort Smith, AR

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$5,754

Avg in-state tuition

$13,026

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Fort Smith, Arkansas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,887, and admissions are selective. The university offers 40 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 31%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $5,754, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $13,026.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

74% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

31% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

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SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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6k

Students enrolled

83%

Online student enrollment

18:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

61%

Hispanic

15%

Two or more races

11%

Asian

6%

Black

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Unknown

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

58% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

4,863

Student Location Breakout

83% 17%

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 3% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 50% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

91%

State Grant Aid

64%

Institution Grant Aid

74%

Pell Grant

58%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,086
State Grant Aid $1,128
Institution Grant Aid $5,489
Pell Grant Aid $4,572

Financial Outlook

$18k

Average student debt after graduation

$31k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.