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The University of Arkansas, a public land-grant and space-grant university in Fayetteville, Arkansas, is one of the top 135 institutions of higher learning in the United States. It is also the flagship school in the University of Arkansas system. The Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act established the university in 1871. Today, the campus sits on more than 400 acres in a college town. Its motto is “Veritate Duce Progredi” or “To Advance with Truth as our Leader.” Notable alumni include Former U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright, Former Governor of Arkansas Dale Bumpers, Owner of the NFL Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones, poet Miller Williams, basketball player Joe Johnson, novelist Ellen Gilchrist, professional golfer Stacy Lewis and Miss America winner Donna Axum. The school’s colors are cardinal and white, its mascots are Tusk and Big Red and its teams are nicknamed the Razorbacks. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – SEC, and varsity sports offered by the University of Arkansas include men’s baseball, basketball, football, cross country, soccer, swimming and diving, track and field, volleyball and tennis, and women’s softball, golf, cross country, basketball, volleyball, soccer and gymnastics. The teams are also called the Hogs.
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. The city is centrally located within the county and has been home of the University of Arkansas since the institution's founding in 1871. Fayetteville is on the outskirts of the Boston Mountains, deep within the Ozarks. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, many to choose from
Greek Life:Important, 30 percent of students participate
Party Scene:Notable, known as a party school