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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,506
Out-of-state: $36,810
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,522
Out-of-state: $21,826
Room and Board
$9,880
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$4,104
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@uark.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Not reported
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001108
Free

PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,631 (80.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,161 (59.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,073 (95.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met357 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met58%
Average Award$8,941
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,765 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,662
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,384 (66.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,475
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 259 (12.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift732 (16.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,056
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants12,335 (64.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need8,586 (45.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid8,190 (95.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,120 (13.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met57%
Average Award$9,264
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,647 (81.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,706
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,998 (73.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,362
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 710 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift2,620 (13.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,895
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$24,120
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
10.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Alternative loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Agriculture, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Agriculture, Military Science, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Architecture
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Theater/Drama, Music, Journalism/Publications
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Adult Students, Veterans' Children, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Children of Workers in Trades, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans, Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,797
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.44 3.68 607 597 573 26
Low 1.73 1.85 450 380 400 15
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 32
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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