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University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Vol Walker Hall contains the School of Architecture. credit: Brandonrush
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Overview
Public
19,853 Undergraduates
63% Admissions Rate
City: Small
Public
Region: South
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
University of Arkansas
Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, Arkansas
72701
(479) 575-2000
www.uark.edu

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.

Location

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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restaurants score

Students
47%

Men

53%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

1074

New Transfer Students

Admissions
63%

Acceptance Rate

36%

Enrollment Yield

1010-1220

SAT Range

21,539

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$15,411

Typical Cost

$24,308

Out-Of-State (published)

$9,062

In-State (published)

77%

Recieve Financial Aid

86%

Have Loans

$13,800

Median Debt

Academics
18.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Physical Fitness Parks Recreation And Leisure

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, 30 percent of students participate

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Football Conference:

Southeastern Conference

Basketball Conference:

Southeastern Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Southeastern Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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