2022 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is 31.08% last year which is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. 350 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,126 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is lower (less completion rate) where the average graduation rate of the schools is 40.50%.
The transfer-out rate is 10.57% that is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The retention rate (full-time students) is 74% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. 350 students have completed and 119 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 64 students still enrolled and 593 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or EquivalentOther Degrees or Certificate
Total (Candidates)1,126781345
Completers350
(31.08%)
27179
Transfer-out119
(10.57%)
8930
Still Enrolled64
(5.68%)
4123
No Longer Enrolled593
(52.66%)
380213

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 154 students have completed in 4 years and additional 67 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)154
(19.72%)
51
(17.11%)
103
(21.33%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)67
(8.58%)
25
(8.39%)
42
(8.70%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)22
(2.82%)
11
(3.69%)
11
(2.28%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total31.08% (350/1,126) 25.05% (121/483) 35.61% (229/643)
American Indian or Alaska Native28.00% (7/25) 8.33% (1/12) 46.15% (6/13)
Asian40.00% (24/60) 45.83% (11/24) 36.11% (13/36)
Black (Non-Hispanic)20.83% (10/48) 21.74% (5/23) 20.00% (5/25)
Hispanic33.83% (45/133) 35.09% (20/57) 32.89% (25/76)
White31.20% (249/798) 22.35% (76/340) 37.77% (173/458)
Two or More Race19.15% (9/47) 20.00% (4/20) 18.52% (5/27)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity