Arkansas Tech University (ATU)

Russellville, AR

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Arkansas Tech University

Arkansas Tech University

Arkansas Tech University Student Essentials

Arkansas Tech University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Wonder Boys/Golden Suns
Website: www.atu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,286
Out-of-State Tuition: $9,774
Retention Rate: 67%
Enrollment: 12,749
Year Established: 1909

About ATU

In addition to its long history of awarding degrees in strong and lucrative scientific and technical fields, Arkansas Technical College provides educational opportunities for creative writers, musicians and future educators.

To meet the varied interests of its student body, Arkansas Tech also features a highly eclectic combination of college life activities.

At Arkansas Tech, students may earn a bachelor’s or associate’s degree. Some examples of Arkansas Tech’s majors include, but are not limited to:
*Computer and Information Science
*Nuclear Technology
*Veterinary Medicine
*Electrical Engineering
*Creative Writing
*Secondary Education

Student life is varied, providing opportunities to join a wide assortment of clubs, which include a fishing club, the Indian Student Association, a literary journal, as well as numerous religious, special interest and academic groups.

First-time freshmen must have a high school diploma or GED, with a minimum ACT score of 15 or a minimum of 1060 on the SAT to meet admissions requirements. Entering freshmen may also earn credit for the AP, CLEP or IB exams.

Transfer applicants with 24 units or more do not need to submit the ACT or SAT scores. Both freshmen and transfer applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Federal aid sources, including loans and grants, are awarded to students who meet eligibility requirements like demonstrated financial need. Students may also apply for merit scholarships, which take academic performance into account.

ATU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Arkansas Tech University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Parent of Student

Overall Rating

I have my fourth child enrolles this year. This is a great place for an affordable high quality education. The advisors do an excellent job of looking at the goals of each individual student. Parental involvement is appreciated and encouraged.


ATU Map & Location

Arkansas Tech University
Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801


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Getting Around ATU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Russellville, AR

Winter
Dec
52
32
Jan
51
30
Feb
57
33
Spring
Mar
66
41
Apr
75
49
May
81
58
Summer
Jun
89
66
Jul
93
70
Aug
93
69
Fall
Sep
86
61
Oct
75
50
Nov
63
41

ATU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 11,562
Freshman Class 1,825
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 12,749

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 85%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 4%
African American 6%
Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%
Full-Time 92%
Part-Time 8%
Women 52%
Men 48%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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