Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)


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University of Arkansas is ranked 56 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 181 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%
600-69924%
600+28%

SAT Math Score

700+6%
600-69930%
600+35%

ACT Score

30-3618%
24-2955%
24+74%

Students applied20,542
Students admitted12,337
Admission rate60%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate39%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,204
Fees$1,616
Room and board$10,332
Estimated book expense$1,046
Total cost$20,198

Cost after need-based aid$13,330
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,253

Average debt at graduation$24,768

Out of State

Tuition$21,552
Fees$1,616
Room and board$10,332
Estimated book expense$1,046
Total cost$34,546

Cost after need-based aid$27,678
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,601

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met56%
Average need-based aid$6,868
Average non-need-based aid$4,945

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment22,159

Full-Time

Men9,266
Women10,341

Part-Time

Men1,322
Women1,230

Freshmen retained82%

# - 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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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