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University of Arkansas-Fort Smith: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

Website: http://www.uafortsmith.edu
Address: 5210 Grand Ave , Fort Smith , Arkansas - 72913-3649
Phone: (479) 788-7000
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's
Campus setting
Small City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $0
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
3,291
1,393
1,887
Percent admitted
62%
60%
63%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
63%
67%
61%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
19
24
ACT English
19
25
ACT Math
18
24
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $3,300
Out-of-state tuition $8,490
Books and supplies $950
On-campus room and board $6,570
On-campus other expenses $2,665
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
82%
-
Federal grant aid
45%
$3,160
State or local grant aid
18%
$2,286
Institutional grant aid
50%
-
Loan aid
27%
$3,333
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
6,784
41%
59%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 6,846
Estimated graduates enrolled 0
Undergraduates 24 years old 57%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 33%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 19%
Men 16%
Women 21%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 9%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 20%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 22%

Contact Information

Address: 5210 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith, AR
Phone Number: (888) 512-5466 ‎

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,340 $4,060 $4,410 $4,600 4.3%
Out-of-state $8,170 $8,950 $9,600 $10,000 4.2%
Books and supplies $1,400 $1,400 $950 $1,150 21.1%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,400 $5,400 $6,570 $7,180 9.3%
Other $2,460 $2,460 $2,665 $2,710 1.7%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,400 $5,400 $7,570 $7,820 3.3%
Other $2,830 $2,830 $3,445 $3,790 10.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,830 $2,830 $3,445 $3,790 10.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $12,600 $13,320 $14,595 $15,640 7.2%
Off Campus $12,970 $13,690 $16,375 $17,360 6.0%
Off Campus with Family $7,570 $8,290 $8,805 $9,540 8.3%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $17,430 $18,210 $19,785 $21,040 6.3%
Off Campus $17,800 $18,580 $21,565 $22,760 5.5%
Off Campus with Family $12,400 $13,180 $13,995 $14,940 6.8%

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Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,332 1,491 1,841
Percent admitted 61% 61% 62%
Percent admitted who enrolled 64% 64% 64%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 995 76%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 25
ACT Math 18 24

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1973 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH) 7/23/1999 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers 7/1/1998 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 7/1/2007 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/22/2005 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs 12/1/1971 -   Accredited
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 10/1/2004 -   Accredited

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