All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

5,344 undergraduate students (86% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. The percentage of students who received financial aid higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Central Baptist College, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 94.75%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $6,210 and the average loan amount is $6,100. The average financial aid amount is 47.67% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $13,026).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid5,344 86%$33,184,495$6,210
Pell Grants2,606 42%$11,915,352$4,572
Federal Students Loans2,213 36%$13,498,441$6,100

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 851 students have received one or more types of financial aid at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $8,752 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $4,758.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid85797%--
Grant or scholarship aid851 97%$7,447,646$8,752
Federal Grants798 91%$3,260,997$4,086
Pell Grants507 58%$2,508,335$4,947
Other Federal Grants721 82%$752,662$1,044
State/Local Grants563 64%$635,038$1,128
Institutional Grants647 74%$3,551,611$5,489
Student Loans339 39%$1,613,099$4,758
Federal Student Loans336 38%$1,523,844$4,535
Other Student Loans13 1%$89,255$6,866

Financial Aid by Income Level

The following table summarizes the number of schools receiving financial aid and its average amount by income levels at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
Income Level# of Students# of Students Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
All Income Level--$6,433,960$8,838
0 - $30,000240 240$2,487,985$10,367
$30,001 - $48,000101 101$1,046,884$10,365
$48,001 - $75,000155 153$1,127,234$7,272
$75,001 - $110,000117 115$977,061$8,351
$110,001 - more115 112$794,796$6,911

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, for the first-time/full-time students, 431 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 13 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate. In addition, 362 students have paid in-district rate of tuition.
# of Students
In-District Rate362
In-State Rate431
Out-of-State Rate13
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Number of Students by Living Arrangement (Freshmen)

At University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, 200 full-time/first-time students live on-campus such as dormitory and campus-owned apartments, and 234 students live off-campus. In addition, 334 students live with their family.
# of Students
Living On-Campus200
Living Off-Campus234
Living with Family334
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