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University of Arkansas



In-state Tuition

$5,808 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$13,942 / year

Room and Board

$6,522

Application deadline

August 15

Application fee

$40




Educational Resources

Libraries

Chemistry Library, Fine Arts Library, Physics Library, and the Young Law Library Special Collections: Notable collections include the papers of former U.S. Senators J. William Fulbright, Dale Bumpers and David Pryor, Civil Rights Activist Daisy Bates, poet John Gould Fletcher, folklorist Vance Randolph, African-American composer William Grant Still, architect Edward D. Stone, and the Archives for the Council of the International Exchange of Scholars. The dept. of Special Collections comprises approx. 1,400 manuscript collections for research in the history, culture, and literature of Arkansas and surrounding regions, as well as a large collection of printed materials about Arkansas, and a modest rare book collection.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,727,892 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 18,131 current serial subscriptions.
  • 5,472,437 microforms.
  • 20,920 Audio/Visual items.
  • 15,243 e-books.

Museums & Art

Red Diamond-the University's and Arkansas' first super computer, Environmental scanning and electron microscope, The Center for Sensing Tech. & Research features a 9.4 Tesla Fourier Transform mass spectrometer, Center for Space & Planetary Sciences houses a large stainless steel vacuum, Chamber for Planetary/Asteroid simulations, The Chemical Hazards Research Center has the largest wind tunnel for hazardous chemical research, High Density Electronics Center, Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Kittrell Gallery

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 2,002 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 150 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 125 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 99% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 8,850 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 28% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 10% of housing units are Singles.
  • 63% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 21% of housing units are Triples.
  • 6% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 35 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 46% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 99% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 76% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Academic Convocation and Burger Bash, ROCK Camp, Welcome Weeks, Campus Blood Drive, Free Fall Festival of the Arts, Fayetteville Film Festival, MLK Banquet, Native American Pow-Wow, Pride Prom, Sound of Africa, Black History Month, Student Involvement and Leadership Awards, Make A Difference Day, Student's Day of Caring, Emerging Leaders, LeaderShape, Annual Haunted House, Razorbash, Campus Drama Productions, Distinguished Lecture Series, Fall Free Concert, Spring Fling, Hogstock, Earth Day, Razorback Pep Rallies, International Banquet and Fashion Show, Career Fairs, Cultural Immersions, Concerts, Academic Festival, Casino Night, Razorback Idol, Razorback Athletic Events, Diwali Banquet, International Banquet, Greek Sing, U. N. I. T. Y Greek Show, Row Week, L. E. A. D. Retreat, Friday Night Live, Real World, Chinese New Year Celebration, Razorback Homecoming, Alternative Spring Break, Move-In Day, Intramurals, Family Weekend;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 238 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi Sigma (chemistry), Alpha Epsilon Delta National Premedical; Honor Society, Alpha Pi Mu (industrial engineering), Alpha Tau Alpha (agricultural education), Alpha Zeta (agriculture), American Institute of Architecture, Beta Gamma Sigma (business), Beta Alpha Psi (accounting), Cardinal Key (service), Cardinal XXX (service), Delta Phi Alpha (German), Fulbright College Honors Student Association, Gamma Beta Phi (service), Gamma Sigma Delta Honors Society of Agriculture, Golden Key (juniors and seniors), Honors College Student Association, Kappa Delta Pi (education), Kappa Kappa Psi (band, men), Kappa Tau Alpha (journalism), Mortar Board; (senior honor society), National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron; Delta Epsilon (economics), Phi Alpha Theta (history), Phi Beta Delta; (international), Phi Sigma (biology), Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi; Kappa Phi, Phi Mu Alpha (music, men) Phi Upsilon Omicron (environmental; sciences), Pi Delta Phi (French) Pi Kappa Delta (forensics), Pi Mu; Epsilon (mathematics), Psi Chi (psychology), Sigma Theta Tau International; Honor Society of Nursing, Tau Alpha Upsilson, Tau Beta Pi (engineering), Tau Beta Sigma (band, women), Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society; (architecture), Theta Tau (engineering), Sigma Alpha Iota (music, women), Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish), Sigma Pi Sigma (physics).
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Al-Islam Students Association, Arkansas Athletes Outreach, Association of Baptist Students, Beta Upsilon Chi/Brothers Under Christ, Bible Study Fellowship, Buddhist Value Creation Society, Catholic Campus Ministry, Collegiate Discipleship Ministries, Hillel Jewish Student Association, International Student Christian Association, Muslim Students Association, Muslimas of Uark, Student Pagan Association, University Baptist Church Collegiate Ministry, Wesley Foundation, Young Life
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Organization, Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, Bangladesh Student Organization, Beta Alpha Psi, Black Graduate Student Association, Black Law Students Association, Black Students Association, Celtic Cultures Society, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Circolo Italiano, Friends of India, Hmong Student Organization of Arkansas, International Bolivian Organization, International Relations Club, International Students Organization, Korean Student Association, Latinos Unidos, Les Tutoyeurs, League of United Latin American Citizens, Native American Student Association, People Respecting the Individual Differences and Equality, Sierra Student Coalition, Student African American Brotherhood
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) ACLU, Advertising Club, Agricultural Business Club, Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, Agri Mechanizations, Alpha Epsilon-Bio Ag Engr, Alpha Iota Rho, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Kappa Psi, Alpha Phi Omega, Amateur Radio Club, American Chemical Society, American Fisheries Society, American Inst. of Chemical Engr, American Society of Civil Engr, American Society of Interior Designers, American Society of Landscape Arch, Amnesty Int'l, Animal Science Grad Student Assoc. , Arkansas Booster Club, Law Review, Quiz Bowl, Arkansas Women in Statistics and Mathematics, Army ROTC, Arnold Air Society, Art Educators Assoc. , Art Graduate Student Assoc. , Asian Pacific American Law Students Assoc. , Aspiring Student Affairs Professionals, Associated Student Government, Assoc. of Computing Machinery, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Biological Engr Student Club, Biology Club, Biology Graduate Student Assoc. , Block and Bridle, Board of Advocates, Buffalo Rangers, Campus Gamers Assoc. , Campus Greens, Ceramic Artists, Chi Epsilon, Chi Sigma Iota chapter, Christ on Campus, Circle K Int'l, Clubbe Economique, College Republicans, Collegiate FFA/4H, Collegiate Percussive Arts Society, Commuter Student Assoc. , Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Construction Specification Inst. , Cricket Club, Crisis Center on Campus, Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Club, Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity Int'l, Diversity Alliance, Ducks Unlimited, Employment Labor Law Society, Environmental Law Society, Eta Kappa Nu, Eta Sigma Phi, Fashion Merchandising Club, Federalist Society, Film Club, Finance Club, Fine Arts League, Food Science Club, Friends of Opera, Gamma Eta, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Int'l Honor Society, Greek Life Facilitators, Greeks Advocating Mature Mgmt of Alcohol, Habitat for Humanity, Honors Film Assoc. , Horticulture Club, Hospitality and Restaurant Mgmt Club, Hot Pink Ribbon, Humphreys Hall Senate, Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engr, Institute of Industrial Engr, Interfraternity Council, Kamp Kids, Kappa Theta Epsilon, Kinesiology Club, Latter-Day Saint Student Assoc. , Live Music Commission, Macintosh Users Group, Media Entertainment and Sports Law Assoc. , Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences, NAACP, National Assoc. of Black Accountants, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Residence Hall Honorary, National Society of Black Engr, National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association, Navigators, New Greek Council, Northwest Family and Child Organization, Northwest Quad Hall Senate, Not a Penny Produtions, OMNI, Order of Omega, Order of the Engr, Organization of United Electrical Engr for Academic Advancement, Panhellenic Council, Pershing Rifles Marksmanship Assoc. , Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Tau Sigma, Poultry Science Club, Poultry Science Graduate Assoc. , Pre-Dental Society, Pre-Pharmacy Society, Pre-vet Club, Psychology Club, Razorback Athletic Trainers Assoc. , Recreation Majors Club, Residents Interhall Congress, School of Game, Sierra Student Coalition, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Sigma Phi Lambda, Sigma Phi Omega, Social Work Action Group, Society of Hispanic, Prof ENGR, Society of Physics Students, Society of Women Engr, Socratic Society, Solar Boat Team, Sport Professionals Assoc. , Student Alumni Board, Student Chapter of the AR Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Student Dietetic Association, Student Health Advisory Committee, Student Health Law Organization, Student Nurses Assoc. , Students for Compassion in Health Care, Students for Financial Literacy, Students In Free Enterprise, Study Abroad Student Assoc. , Sugoi! Anime, Transportation Logistics Assoc. , Up 'til Dawn, White Ribbon, Wildlife Society, Womens Law Students Assoc. , Woody Studies Program, XWild, Young Democrats, 25 social Greek organizations
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Traveler (four times a week)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (25), Tulsa, OK (110)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Little Rock, AR (194)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Fayetteville, AR (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 59% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 13% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,986
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 15 fraternities
  • 9 fraternity houses
  • 11% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 10 sororities
  • 8 sorority houses
  • 19% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other

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kartisha

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i like how there are so many extracurricular activities to participate in.i like to sing snd dance so i like the theater, the chorus, and the dance teams as well as the sororities... posted Jun 20th, 2010 12:18 pm



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