University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (also known as UA Fort Smith or UAFS) is a public higher education institution that resides in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Awards conferred at UAFS include associate's and bachelor's degrees and also certificate programs in more than 34 subject areas and 55 specialties. The school has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the American Dental Association - Commission on Dental Accreditation.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Life experience and Advanced Placement (AP) can be used as credit towards a degree.

With almost 7,620 full-time students on its main campus it is the 7th largest institution in Arkansas.


General Information

Main Phone: (479) 788 -7000 Website: www.uafortsmith.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 401
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 7,618
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 56%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 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 440 570
SAT Math 470 580
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 18 24

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 4,002
Accepted 2,237
Acceptance Rate 56%
Enrolled 1,357

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 69% Full-time 31% Part-time
Student Gender 42% Men 58% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

74% White 3% American Indian/Alaska Native
4% Black or African American 5% Multiracial
8% Hispanic/Latino 4% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 2% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 42% $ 6,114
Local Grant 51% $4,058
Institutional Grant 55% $ 2,633
Student Loans 32% $ 4,475

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

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

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - 7 28 - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects - - 0 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - 7 28 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - 7 - - -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - 7 13 - -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - 7 71 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Teacher Education - - 8 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 1 - -
Spanish Language Teacher Education - - 1 - -
History Teacher Education - - 10 - -
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Biology Teacher Education - - 3 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - 7 - - -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - 7 13 - -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - 7 71 - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cad Cadd Drafting and Or Design Technology Technician 28 21 - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 4 - -

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 - 106 - - -
General Studies - 55 - - -

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 - - 13 - -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 6 - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal - 9 - - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

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

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

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

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - 28 80 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forensic Science and Technology 1 0 - - -
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 0 8 15 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 34 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 3 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forensic Science and Technology 1 0 - - -
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 0 8 15 - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Electrical Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair - 17 - - -
Industrial Electronics Technology Technician 14 17 - - -
Computer Installation and Repair Technology Technician 24 17 - - -

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 0 - - - -
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 78 - - - -

Electrical Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair - 17 - - -
Industrial Electronics Technology Technician 14 17 - - -
Computer Installation and Repair Technology Technician 24 17 - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder 135 - - - -

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
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 18 15 - -
Surgical Technology Technologist - 16 15 - -
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 18 15 - -
Surgical Technology Technologist - 16 15 - -

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Hygiene Hygienist - 16 - - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 18 15 - -
Surgical Technology Technologist - 16 15 - -
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 18 15 - -
Surgical Technology Technologist - 16 15 - -

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Hygiene Hygienist - 16 - - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 18 15 - -
Surgical Technology Technologist - 16 15 - -
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer - 18 15 - -
Surgical Technology Technologist - 16 15 - -

History

History

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

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 53 9 109 - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Executive Assistant Executive Secretary 20 21 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 53 9 109 - -

Accounting and Related Services

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

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Executive Assistant Executive Secretary 20 21 - - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 0 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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