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Arkansas Tech, founded in 1909, is a public, multipurpose university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, Physical and Life Sciences, and Systems Science. Its 517-acre campus is adjacent to Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, 78 miles west of Little Rock.

Website: www.atu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
11,151
Undergraduate
Students
(54.4%) 6,069 Women
(45.6%) 5,082 Men
950
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
90% of 5,122 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
500-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,523
Out-of-state: $28,483
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,585
Out-of-state: $16,545
Room and Board
$7,967
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$9,720
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,417
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
371
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Russellville Population
28,616
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
28% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Wonderboy
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
7.7% Black/African-American
7.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.3% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
2.7%
First-Year Students Returning
70.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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