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University of Arkansas Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Fayetteville, AR

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,144
Out-of-state: $42,632
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,384
Out-of-state: $25,872
Room and Board
$11,330
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$4,330
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@uark.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001108
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


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
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
Merit-Based Gift
3,158 (15.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,399

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,123
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
10.0%

Financial Aid Programs


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
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,801

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