Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, AR 72801-2222
Arkansas Tech University (aka ATU, Tech or Arkansas Tech) is a public higher education institution located in Russellville, Arkansas.

Awards conferred at ATU include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees and also offers certificate programs in 53 subject areas and 105 concentrations. The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music - Commission on Accreditation - Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Credit toward a degree is accepted for Advanced Placement and life experience.

With approximately 10,470 full-time enrolled students on its main campus it is the 6th largest institution in Arkansas.


General Information

Main Phone: (479) 968 -0389 Website: www.atu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 617
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 9,722
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 762
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 90%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Admissions


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 410 470
SAT Math 430 540
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 18 26
ACT Math 18 25

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 3,741
Accepted 3,380
Acceptance Rate 90%
Enrolled 1,859

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 72% Full-time 28% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 28% Full-time 72% Part-time
Student Gender 45% Men 55% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

83% White 2% American Indian/Alaska Native
6% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
4% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 2% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 46% $ 6,228
Local Grant 47% $4,358
Institutional Grant 32% $ 3,679
Student Loans 47% $ 4,596

Majors & Degrees


Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Agricultural Production

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Viticulture and Enology 0 - - - -

Agricultural Business and Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agribusiness Agricultural Business Operations - - 48 - -

Natural Resources and Conservation

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management - - 17 5 -

Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Agricultural Production

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Viticulture and Enology 0 - - - -

Agricultural Business and Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agribusiness Agricultural Business Operations - - 48 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 26 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia - - - 4 -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 30 - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management - 0 - - -

Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cosmetology 10 - - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - 9 21 24 -
Computer and Information Sciences - 9 6 24 -

Computer Systems Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Analysis - - 4 - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management - 0 - - -

Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cosmetology 10 - - - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - - 5 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 8 5 -
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - 8 2 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 98 2 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 22 - -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 59 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 4 - -
English Teacher Education - - 4 0 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 0 -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 10 0 -
Foreign Language Teacher Education - - 1 0 -
Speech Teacher Education - - 1 0 -
English Teacher Education - - 9 0 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 9 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 0 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 8 2 -

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor - - - 11 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 18 -
College Student Counseling - - - 30 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of The Gifted - - - 1 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education - - - 10 -

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - - 18 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 19 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 22 - -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 59 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 4 - -
English Teacher Education - - 4 0 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 0 -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 10 0 -
Foreign Language Teacher Education - - 1 0 -
Speech Teacher Education - - 1 0 -
English Teacher Education - - 9 0 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 9 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 0 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 8 2 -

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 42 - -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 29 - -

Engineering Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Physics (applied Physics) - - 1 - -

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - - 4 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies Technicians 10 - - - -
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician 3 - - - -

Nuclear Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Nuclear Engineering Technology Technician - 22 - - -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - 0 - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 10 - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - - 3 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies Technicians 10 - - - -
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician 3 - - - -

Nuclear Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Nuclear Engineering Technology Technician - 22 - - -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - 0 - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 10 - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - - 3 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - - 3 -
General Studies - 20 12 3 -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Development - 15 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 17 26 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Creative Writing - - 2 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 4 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 26 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management - - 15 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - 59 108 - -

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies - - 12 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 43 2 -

Physical Sciences

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 9 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 15 - -

Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Sciences - - 2 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 60 24 -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 11 - - - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies 11 11 - - -

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 60 24 -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 11 - - - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies 11 11 - - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 43 2 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 60 24 -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 11 - - - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies 11 11 - - -

Homeland Security

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Crisis Emergency Disaster Management - - 60 24 -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 11 - - - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies 11 11 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician (hac, Hacr, Hvac, Hvacr)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician 20 - - - -

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 24 - - - -
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician 19 - - - -

Social Sciences

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 15 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 0 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 22 - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder 19 - - - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 68 - - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator 25 - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 0 - -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation Science - - 18 - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator 25 - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant - 22 - - -
Occupational Therapist Assistant - 0 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant - 6 - - -
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant - 22 - - -
Occupational Therapist Assistant - 0 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant - 6 - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator 25 - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 68 - - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator 25 - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 0 - -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation Science - - 18 - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator 25 - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant - 22 - - -
Occupational Therapist Assistant - 0 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant - 6 - - -
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant - 22 - - -
Occupational Therapist Assistant - 0 - - -
Medical Clinical Assistant - 6 - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator 25 - 6 0 -
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 25 - 6 0 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management - - 20 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 25 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 74 - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 39 36 - - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems 11 - - - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 45 5 -
Public Applied History - - 0 5 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management - - 20 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 25 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 74 - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 39 36 - - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems 11 - - - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 45 5 -
Public Applied History - - 0 5 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management - - 20 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 25 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 74 - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 39 36 - - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems 11 - - - -

Sports & Athletics

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Basketball
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