232 Silas Hunt Hall Fayetteville, AR 72701
About University Of Arkansas-Fayetteville
  • Year of Foundation 1871
  • Size of Campus 410 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 14,281
  • App. Deadlines August 15
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 5,808 in-state, 13,942 out-of-state
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 40
The University of Arkansas Fayetteville is a public, co-educational, land-grant, space-grant, research university. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with very high research activity. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System and is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Founded as Arkansas Industrial University in 1871, its present name was adopted in 1899 and classes were first held on January 22, 1872. It is noted for its strong architecture, agriculture (particularly animal science and poultry science), business, communication disorders, creative writing, history, law, and Middle Eastern studies programs.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 9
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Academic Convocation and Burger Bash, ROCK Camp, Welcome Weeks, Campus Blood Drive, Free Fall Festival of the Arts, Fayetteville Film Festival, MLK Banquet, Native American Pow-Wow, Pride Prom, Sound of Africa, Black History Month, Student Involvement and
  • Number of students in fraternities 15
  • Percent students who are frat members 11%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi Sigma (chemistry), Alpha Epsilon Delta National Premedical; Honor Society, Alpha Pi Mu (industrial engineering), Alpha Tau Alpha (agricultural education), Alpha Zeta (agriculture), American Institute of Architecture, Beta Gamma Sigma (business),
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 10
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Al-Islam Students Association, Arkansas Athletes Outreach, Association of Baptist Students, Beta Upsilon Chi/Brothers Under Christ, Bible Study Fellowship, Buddhist Value Creation Society, Catholic Campus Ministry, Collegia
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 19%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Organization, Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, Bangladesh Student Organization, Beta Alpha Psi, Black Graduate Student Association, Black Law Students Association, Black Students Association,
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 15
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Distance to nearest train Little Rock, AR (194)
  • Distance to nearest bus Fayetteville, AR (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (25), Tulsa, OK (110)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 21%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 99%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 6%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (39%), women's dorms (11%), men's dorms (2%), sorority housing (12%), fraternity housing (10%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (3%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (21%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 35
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 46%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 63%
  • Number of students using college housing 28%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Chemistry Library, Fine Arts Library, Physics Library, and the Young Law Library Special Collections: Notable collections include the papers of former U.S. Senators J. William Fulbright, Dale Bumpers and David Pryor, Civil Rights Activist Daisy Bates, poet
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,727,892
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Red Diamond-the University's and Arkansas' first super computer, Environmental scanning and electron microscope, The Center for Sensing Tech. & Research features a 9.4 Tesla Fourier Transform mass spectrometer, Center for Space & Planetary Sciences houses
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 18,131
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 5,472,437
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 8,850
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 150
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 20,920
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 15,243
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 125
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs 3M, ABF Freight System Inc., Acxiom, Alltel, American Express Financial, Arkansas Western Gas, Arvest Bank Group, Bank of America, Baxter Healthcare, BKD, Black and Decker, BNSF Logistics, Boeing, Central States Manufacturing, Cintas, Colgate Palmolive, C
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 13%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,986
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered