University of Arkansas, Fort Smith (UAFS)

Fort Smith, AR

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University of Arkansas, Fort Smith

University of Arkansas, Fort Smith Student Essentials

University of Arkansas, Fort Smith Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Lion
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,085
Out-of-State Tuition: $11,535
Retention Rate: 63%
Enrollment: 6,784
Year Established: 1928

About UAFS

With strong academics, exciting athletics, and all the facilities and student services that you would expect from a world-class university, the University of Arkansas is an excellent choice for a degree, certificate, or continuing education. For those in the Fort Smith area, there’s a branch of UArk right near you.

Among the many programs available to study are Administrative Professional and Office Technology, Animation Technology, Business Administration, Computer Service Technician, Early Childhood Education, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Practical Nursing, Web Developer, and Workforce Leadership, as well as many others.

The campus’s student life is rife with great services. Student advisement can help students figure out what academic path to take. There is also student health services, a fitness center, publications, and lots of entertainment opportunities, so there is never a moment of dullness.

Don’t let tuition costs keep you front attending the program of you dreams. The financial aid office can help students access scholarships, grants, loans, work-study, and veteran’s benefits.

When it comes time to find a job the career services office can help place students in full time and part time job placement, write a resume and cover letter, and learn to interview.

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UAFS Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

75% of students gave University of Arkansas, Fort Smith 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2011

Overall Rating

I really enjoy going to the school and it has a great atmosphere. I have had a good expereience at the school so far. I am excited about going to school here at UA of Fort Smith, AR. Go UAFS! I love my school, my professors and I am ready to graduate already.

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UAFS Map & Location

University of Arkansas, Fort Smith
5210 Grand Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72904

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Getting Around UAFS


Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.


UAFS Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 6,784
Freshman Class 1,358
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 6,784

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 76%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 3%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 6%
African American 4%
Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska native 3%
Asian 4%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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