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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 15,833
  • Acceptance Rate 56%
  • Students 6,830
  • International Students 1.40%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 22,704
  • Intakes mid-August, mid-January
  • Application Deadline June 12,October 30
  • Transfer yes
  • Campus Setting City

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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
    USD 15,833 Tuition Fee

    Accounting

    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 more
  • 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904, United States
    USD 15,833 Tuition Fee

    Animation Technology

    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 i more
  • 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904, United States
    USD 15,833 Tuition Fee

    Applied Science

    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 more
  • 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904, United States
    USD 15,833 Tuition Fee

    Biology

    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 more

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 61
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50
  • Minimum SAT 470
  • 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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