Outcomes at UA Fort Smith

Graduation Rate
34.95%
Transfer-out Rate
14.17%
Retention Rate
64.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is 34.95% last year which is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. 439 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,256 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 37.75%.
The transfer-out rate is 14.17% 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 64% 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. 439 students have completed and 178 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 74 students still enrolled and 565 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or EquivalentOther Degrees or Certificate
Total (Candidates)1,256850406
Completers439
(34.95%)
335104
Transfer-out178
(14.17%)
178-
Still Enrolled74
(5.89%)
4727
No Longer Enrolled565
(44.98%)
290275

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, 178 students have completed in 4 years and additional 92 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)178
(20.94%)
56
(17.02%)
122
(23.42%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)92
(10.82%)
39
(11.85%)
53
(10.17%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)41
(4.82%)
16
(4.86%)
25
(4.80%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total34.95% (439/1,256) 29.19% (162/555) 39.51% (277/701)
American Indian or Alaska Native38.10% (16/42) 30.00% (6/20) 45.45% (10/22)
Asian28.00% (14/50) 25.00% (5/20) 30.00% (9/30)
Black (Non-Hispanic)11.76% (6/51) 5.56% (1/18) 15.15% (5/33)
Hispanic29.00% (29/100) 24.39% (10/41) 32.20% (19/59)
White37.28% (340/912) 30.37% (123/405) 42.80% (217/507)
Two or More Race25.93% (21/81) 20.51% (8/39) 30.95% (13/42)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

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