Application Fee
$40
Graduate Application Fee
$60
Acceptance Rate
78%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
33%
Freshmen Enrollment
4,726
SAT Scores
1,185
ACT Scores
26

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 19,777 students have applied and 15,361 students have allowed to admit to University of Arkansas (Acceptance rate: 77.67%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 30.77 % where 4,726 students have finally enrolled out of 15,361 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Utah and University of Kentucky, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 75.80%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 30.30%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,185 and the average ACT score is 26 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of University of Arkansas is average than the schools (average score is 1,221). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of Arkansas1,18526
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,19526
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas109467

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At University of Arkansas, 1,139 students submitted SAT scores (24% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,185 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550640
Mathematics540640
Total1,0901,280
At University of Arkansas, 4,187 students submitted ACT scores (89% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 26 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2329
English2231
Mathematics2127
Total6687

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of Arkansas. The school requires 3 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Admission test scores.
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of Arkansas
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended