University of Arkansas - Fort Smith provides a variety of program options for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Fort Smith, AR and publically funded. Enrollment at UAFS exceeds 7,800 per year.
Students may select from several areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Precision Production
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Liberal Arts And Sciences
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Mechanic And Repair Technology
The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. Very common test scores among applicants admitted to UAFS are in the range of 19 - 24 for the ACT exam, or 1390 - 1760 for the SAT exam. 56% of students that apply are admitted to this school, of which 61 percent choose to attend. For complete information on school admissions, simply reach out to the school or complete the form on our page today.
Tuition & fees at UAFS are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs nearly $4,700 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $10,000 per year. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $4,700. This school may offer financial aid for students who are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
UAFS offers several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Sports available may include the following:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Golf (NCAA Division II)
- Tennis (NCAA Division II)
- Track and Field, X-Country (NCAA Division II)
Students who would like to see more about University of Arkansas - Fort Smith may check out their website at www.uafs.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants University of Arkansas – Fort Smith accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is about 6,700. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 16% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $25 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- In-State: $3,600-$4,300
- Out-of-State: $9,800-$11,810
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $150-$180 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $410-$490 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||92%||$6,474|
|Receiving Student Loans||37%||$3,824|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, University of Arkansas – Fort Smith may offer student services including:
- Online course work available
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Assisting students to find work
The overall graduation rate of UA Fort Smith; UAFS is close to 23%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||5%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||5%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Radiology Technician Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Heartland Conference)
- Basketball (Heartland Conference)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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