2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 21,462 students have applied and 17,743 students have allowed to admit to University of Arkansas (Acceptance rate: 82.67%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 34.18 % where 6,065 students have finally enrolled out of 17,743 admitted students.
Arkansas acceptance rate is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Massachusetts-Lowell and Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 75.31%).
Arkansas enrollment rate (yield) is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 25.13%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to University of Arkansas

The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply Arkansas. Arkansas offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
Admissionhttps://admissions.uark.edu/
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.uark.edu/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://finaid.uark.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://finaid.uark.edu/aid-calculator.php
Veterans Tuitionhttps://veteranscenter.uark.edu/
Athletichttps://catalog.uark.edu/undergraduatecatalog/academicregulations/graduationrates/
Disability Servicehttps://cea.uark.edu/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average SAT score is 1,135 and the average ACT score is 25 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of University of Arkansas is around average than the schools (average score is 1,242). 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 Arkansas1,13525
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,21626
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Public, 4-Years Colleges1,11267
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas1,09467

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At University of Arkansas, 1,566 students submitted SAT scores (26% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,135 and it is around 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 Writing530620
Mathematics520600
Total1,0501,220
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At University of Arkansas, 4,735 students submitted ACT scores (78% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 25 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
Composite2128
English2129
Mathematics2027

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