Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@uark.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001108 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,801 (83.3% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,089 (55.0% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,998 (95.6% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
324 (16.2% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$9,715
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,668 (83.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $7,644
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,341 (67.1% of) aid recipients, average amount $3,749
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 252 (12.6% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 252 (12.6% of) aid recipients
844 (18.5% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,257
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
13,193 (64.4% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,459 (64.1% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,074 (95.4% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,271 (15.7% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$10,337
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,369 (78.9% of) aid recipients, average amount $8,253
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,751 (71.2% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,555
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 826 (10.2% of) aid recipients
3,158 (15.4% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,399
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,123
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Architecture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
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
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,801