University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

country rank  1116
world rank  3769

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University Overview

Founded in 1928, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Fort Smith (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith (UAFS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Arkansas - Fort Smith (UAFS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 91 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UAFS
Founded 1928
Motto Veritate Duce Progredi
To Advance with Truth as our Guide
Colours Navy blue and white

University Location

Address 5210 Grand Avenue
Fort Smith (population range: 50,000-249,999)
72913-3649 Arkansas
United States
T +1 (479) 788 7000
F +1 (479) 788 7926

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
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Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Box 3649
Fort Smith 72913-3649
+1 (479) 788 7267
888 512 5466

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Arkansas - Fort Smith's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1973


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Arkansas System (UA System)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019