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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: 25%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 5%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 30%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 31%
SAT I Math score 700+: 6%
SAT I Math score 600+: 37%
ACT score 24-29: 55%
ACT score 30-36: 19%
ACT score 24+: 74%
Students applied: 18,984
Students admitted: 11,777
Admission rate: 62%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 37%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 21,836
Full-time enrolled men: 9,182
Full-time enrolled women: 10,061
Part-time enrolled men: 1,366
Part-time enrolled women: 1,227
Freshmen retained: 83%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $7,028
Fees (in state): $1,494
Tuition (out of state): $20,332
Fees (out of state): $1,494
Room and board: $9,880
Est. book expense: $1,000
Total cost (in state): $19,402
Total cost (out of state): $32,706
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$12,696
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,507
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$26,000
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$27,811
Average debt at graduation: $24,120

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 57%
Average need-based aid: $6,706
Average non-need-based aid: $4,895

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

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