University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas–Fort Smith (UAFS) is a public institution of higher learning located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. UAFS is one of the 18 academic institutions and affiliates governed by the University of Arkansas System.
  • Average Tuition USD 16,710
  • Acceptance Rate 56%
  • Students 6,830
  • International Students 1.5%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 27,294
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) offers a dynamic learning environment for nearly 7,000 students from countries all over the world. UAFS offers bachelor's degree programs through its 5 academic colleges, and some of the popular degree programs include Business administration, finance, geosciences, education, geography, nursing, radiography, welding, and studio arts, theatre arts. Small class sizes and on-hand learning opportunities support the student-focused education that UAFS is known for. Students at UAFS are able to develop the professional skills and personal characteristics needed by prospective employers through the many career preparation programs, experiential learning, and collaborations with UAFS partners. All these take the form of workshops, mentoring, and internships which support the theoretical knowledge taught in the classroom. Accommodation is provided for students who want to live in the thick of campus life as UAFS offers a residence hall with services such as a full-service dining hall, laundry services, cable TV, and wired internet connections and Wi-Fi. Students can also get involved in extracurricular activities through the more than 100 registered student clubs and organizations available on the campus including Greek life organizations, intramural sports, academic societies, and cultural groups.
  • 01UAFS is ranked #65 - #85 in the U. S News and World Report “Regional Colleges Southâ€� ranking 2018.
  • 02UAFS is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCACS).
  • 03AACSB Accredited - Less than 5% of universities receive this.

Bachelor Programs

  • 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904, United States

    Accounting

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    Accountants and auditors prepare, analyze, and verify financial documents in order for a business to make the necessary financial decisions through budget analysis, financial and investment planning, and other important services. They work with accounting and tax forms, financial reports and records, payroll and disbursement systems, contracts, policies and procedures, and government rules and regulations.

  • 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904, United States

    Animation Technology

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

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    Applied Science

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

  • 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904, United States

    Biology

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Business Administration

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    Majoring in Business Administration prepares students for successful careers in a competitive and fast paced environment. Business professionals plan, organize, lead and control organizational departments, programs and operations. They take responsibility for budgets, branding, pricing, promotional campaigns, distribution strategies and communications, as well as staffing, training and evaluation of employee performance. They formulate the policies and direct the operations of corporations, small businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

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    Chemistry

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    English

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Finance

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    Those working in the finance field analyze and execute the financial aspects of managerial decisions. They also serve outside decision makers like banks, government agencies, and stockholders by providing relevant financial information about businesses and individuals. The opportunities with a finance degree span many areas including banking, corporate and international financial management, risk management as well as personal financial planning and investment services.

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    History

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Information Technology

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

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    International Business

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    International Business is designed for those students who wish to prepare themselves to engage in businesses that cross national boundaries and to function in the global business environment. Students may ultimately choose to specialize in a particular region- Asia and the Pacific, Eastern Europe, Central or South America, etc. The students will be equipped with the key managerial and professional expertise enabling them to successfully navigate the sphere of national/international business, government and not-for-profit organizations. International business provides a wide spectrum of opportunities.

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    Marketing

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    Sales and marketing professionals work in every industry, including manufacturing, wholesale and retail sales, finance, insurance, real estate, advertising, public relations, publishing, television, internet, printing, and education. Marketing professionals determine consumer demand for products and services, and they are responsible for market research, branding, pricing, packaging, promoting, and distribution. Students who meet the prescribed degree requirements will be awarded the Bachelor of Business administration with a major in marketing.

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    Mathematics

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Media Communication

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Media Studies. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that combine the study of communications, technology, sociology, history and journalism.

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    Music

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Nursing

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Organizational Leadership

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

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    Political Science

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Psychology

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904, United States

    Spanish

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904, United States

    Theatre

    USD 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 61
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50
  • Minimum SAT 920
  • Minimum ACT 19

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    UAFS offers a number of scholarships to international bachelor’s degree students the International Student Distinction Scholarships, and other merit-based scholarships.

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    Established in 1928

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            2011-2014, Bachelor's Degree

            Pillar of our CommunityProfessors and Staff have a willingness to go above and beyond for every student to achieve success that will take them above and beyond the business expectations of today.

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            UAFSI love the music program here! Its hard work but its like a giant family!