2021 Student Population

A total of 5,887 students have enrolled at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith - 5,830 undergraduate and 57 graduate.
By gender, 2,427 male and 3,460 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 3,822 full-time students and 2,065 part-time students.
The number of students at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Central Baptist College, its population is very large (average population is 950).
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers online degree/certificate programs and 1,625 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 2,427 male and 3,460 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.70 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total5,8303,8112,019
Men2,4131,460953
Women3,4172,3511,066
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total571146
Men14212
Women43934

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 3,614 White students (61.39%) and 855 Hispanic students (14.52%) at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native1244678
Asian326153173
Black or African American21578137
Hispanic850341509
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander927
White3,5751,4672,108
Two or More Races666296370
Race/Ethnicity Unknown000
Total 5,8302,4133,417
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native202
Asian000
Black or African American514
Hispanic523
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White391029
Two or More Races615
Race/Ethnicity Unknown000
Total 571443

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 4,775 students whose age under twenty five and 677 students whose age is over thirty years old at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
Especially, 1,176 students are younger than eighteen and 12 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
TotalMenWomen
Total5,830 2,4133,417
Under 181,176 571605
18-191,485 591894
20-211,352 542810
22-24754 306448
25-29417 167250
30-34252 95157
35-39160 6298
40-49165 61104
50-6457 1641
65 and over12 210
Total 5,830 2,4133,417
Population by Student Age at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
TotalMenWomen
Total57 1443
20-211 01
22-247 16
25-2918 612
30-3411 29
35-3910 37
40-498 17
50-642 11
Total 57 1443

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, 4,863 students (82.61% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 1,625 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 1,380 students live in Arkansas where University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is located in and 227 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total5,8875,83057
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes1,6251,56857
Enrolled Some in Online Classes3,2383,2380
Not Enrolled in Online Classes1,0241,0240
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)1,6251,56857
Arkansas Residents1,3801,33248
Other State in U.S.2272189
Outside of U.S.18180
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart