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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)


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University of Arkansas is ranked 55 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 187 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 25%
Applicants who took ACT 91%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+5%
600-69925%
600+30%

SAT Math Score

700+6%
600-69931%
600+37%

ACT Score

30-3619%
24-2955%
24+74%

Students applied18,984
Students admitted11,777
Admission rate62%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate37%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,028
Fees$1,494
Room and board$9,880
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$19,402

Cost after need-based aid$12,696
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,507

Average debt at graduation$24,120

Out of State

Tuition$20,332
Fees$1,494
Room and board$9,880
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$32,706

Cost after need-based aid$26,000
Cost after non-need-based aid$27,811

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met57%
Average need-based aid$6,706
Average non-need-based aid$4,895

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment21,836

Full-Time

Men9,182
Women10,061

Part-Time

Men1,366
Women1,227

Freshmen retained83%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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