Overview

Next statements evaluate University of Arkansas-Fort Smith by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $13,026.
  • It has relatively small number of students of 6,557.
  • It offers fewer area of study (83 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of UA Fort Smith are $13,026 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith $13,026

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $16,270

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of UA Fort Smith are $12,735 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith $12,735

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $13,507

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at UA Fort Smith is 35% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 35%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 42%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at UA Fort Smith is 14% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 14%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 27%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at UA Fort Smith is 64% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 64%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 70%

Student Population

The total student population at UA Fort Smith is 6,557 and its population relatively small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 6,557

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 8,974

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at UA Fort Smith is $5,865 which is 45.03% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith $5,865

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $8,162

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at UA Fort Smith is 17 to 1 and the ratio is higher (more students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 17 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 15 to 1

Number of Programs

UA Fort Smith offers 83 programs and it means fewer area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 83

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 104

Number of Online Programs

UA Fort Smith offers 6 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 6

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 18