Financial Aid Amount Received
$5,865 (45.03% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
73% of 6,531 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

4,817 undergraduate students (73% 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 average 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 lower (the average of the schools is 92.75%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $5,865 and the average loan amount is $6,034. The average financial aid amount is 45.03% 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 aid4,817 73%$28,253,066$5,865
Pell Grants2,872 43%$12,719,534$4,429
Federal Students Loans2,420 37%$14,603,230$6,034

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), 936 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 $5,617 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $4,637.
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 Aid97393%--
Grant or scholarship aid936 89%$5,257,416$5,617
Federal Grants603 57%$2,927,801$4,855
Pell Grants602 57%$2,864,050$4,758
Other Federal Grants89 8%$63,751$716
State/Local Grants585 56%$624,042$1,067
Institutional Grants461 44%$1,705,573$3,700
Student Loans428 41%$1,984,501$4,637
Federal Student Loans427 41%$1,881,503$4,406
Other Student Loans16 2%$102,998$6,437

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--$4,708,962$6,037
0 - $30,000387 383$2,837,623$7,332
$30,001 - $48,000136 131$862,460$6,342
$48,001 - $75,000107 93$538,634$5,034
$75,001 - $110,000101 83$312,432$3,093
$110,001 - more49 35$157,813$3,221

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, for the first-time/full-time students, 587 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 13 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate. In addition, 451 students have paid in-district rate of tuition.
# of Students
In-District Rate451
In-State Rate587
Out-of-State Rate13
Un-known0

Number of Students by Living Arrangement (Freshmen)

At University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, 334 full-time/first-time students live on-campus such as dormitory and campus-owned apartments, and 167 students live off-campus. In addition, 386 students live with their family.
# of Students
Living On-Campus334
Living Off-Campus167
Living with Family386
Un-known21