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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 25%
Applicants who took ACT: 91%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 24%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 5%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 28%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 30%
SAT I Math score 700+: 6%
SAT I Math score 600+: 35%
ACT score 24-29: 55%
ACT score 30-36: 18%
ACT score 24+: 74%
Students applied: 20,542
Students admitted: 12,337
Admission rate: 60%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 39%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 22,159
Full-time enrolled men: 9,266
Full-time enrolled women: 10,341
Part-time enrolled men: 1,322
Part-time enrolled women: 1,230
Freshmen retained: 82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $7,204
Fees (in state): $1,616
Tuition (out of state): $21,552
Fees (out of state): $1,616
Room and board: $10,332
Est. book expense: $1,046
Total cost (in state): $20,198
Total cost (out of state): $34,546
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$13,330
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$15,253
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$27,678
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$29,601
Average debt at graduation: $24,768

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 56%
Average need-based aid: $6,868
Average non-need-based aid: $4,945

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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