UAM Box 3478 Monticello, AR 71656 870-460-1026
http://www.uamont.edu admissions@uamont.edu
About University of Arkansas-Monticello
  • Year of Foundation 1910
  • Size of Campus 1,600 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,560
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,150 in-state, 4,930 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 3.483
The University of Arkansas-Monticello was established in 1909 by act of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas to serve the educational needs of Southeast Arkansas. Originally called the Fourth District Agricultural School, the University opened its doors September 14, 1910. In 1925, the General Assembly authorized the school's name to be changed to Arkansas Agricultural and Mechanical College. A&M received accreditation as a junior college in 1928 and as a four-year institution in 1940. Arkansas A&M became part of the University of Arkansas system July 1, 1971. The University is governed by the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees, which also oversees the operation of institutions in Batesville, DeQueen, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Helena, Hope, Little Rock, Morrilton, and Pine Bluff.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Forestry Festival, Special Olympics, All-Campus Talent Show, Greek Week, Homecoming (Spirit) Week, Holiday Festival Week, Black History Week
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Sigma Zeta, Pi Kappa Lambda, Sigma Tau Delta, Lambda Pi Eta, Pi Kappa Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Xi Sigma Pi, Phi Alpha
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christian Outreach Club, Christians in Action, Missisonary Baptist Studetn Fellowship, UAM Catholic Weevils, UNITY Club, Wesley Foundation, Westminster Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations 6%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Leadership Council, UAM Foreign Language Club, International Student Organization
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Monroe, LA (84), Little Rock, AR (100)
  • Distance to nearest train Little Rock, AR (100)
  • Distance to nearest bus Pine Bluff, AR (50)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 95%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 12%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 6%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (17%), women's dorms (26%), men's dorms (30%), apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (21%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 81%
  • Number of students using college housing 18%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Arkansas State and Local History; Forestry; Curriculum Materials
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 241,040
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 969
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 16,875
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, academic
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 200
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • 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
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training resume assistance, interview training