Funding Your Studies
Below you will find the estimated cost of attending the University of Arkansas for a full time undergraduate student (12 credit hours per semester).
Estimated Cost of Attendance 2016-2017
|Billed Expenses||Undergraduate (BS)|
|Tuition & fees*||$18,864|
|Housing & Meals**||9,332|
|Other Estimate Expenses||Undergraduate|
|Books & Supplies||1,200|
|Total Estimated Expenses||$33,216|
*Tuition is the amount of money charged by the University of Arkansas for the classroom instruction. Tuition and fee charges vary by college/program. For a complete list of fees or to calculate the tuition for a specific program visit: http://treasurernet.uark.edu/tuition.aspx
**Based on Residence Hall rates for double occupancy when school is in session with a meal plan
***Students may show equivalent medical health insurance coverage. Proof is required upon enrollment.
****Personal Expenses include laundry, snacks, recreation, clothing, etc. They DO NOT include travel or automobile purchase and/or maintenance
Students must submit the Supplemental and Financial Information form and supporting documents, which may include bank statements, affidavit of support, sponsorship award, or a scholarship/assistantship from the University of Arkansas. These documents must verify sufficient funds to cover all first year expenses including tuition, fees, insurance, and cost of living. Immigration documents, such as I-20 and DS-2019, will not be issued without documentation that all funds are available.
The Treasurer's Office will send out an email notification when student invoices are available on the UAconnect Student Center. The Treasurer's Office accepts cash, checks, e-checks, certified funds, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa. Students may also enroll in a payment plan and pay tuition and fees, and housing charges for the current term in three, four, or five payments for a $32.00 nonrefundable service fee.
Many of our academic scholarships are available to incoming new freshman international students. Scholarships are highly competitive and most are only available to students planning to enter the University in the fall semester.
It is important for students wishing to apply for scholarships to submit their admissions application, including transcripts and SAT or ACT test scores, by November 1. Students should request a scholarship application on their admission form.
Scholarships require a separate application, which should be submitted to the University’s Academic Scholarship Office by November 15 for priority consideration.
The final scholarship deadline is February 1st.
To view a complete list of scholarship opportunities for international students, please visit the following link: Scholarships.
New Freshman Scholarships
Transfer Student Scholarships
To be considered for the University of Arkansas Transfer Scholarships, entering transfer students must have completed or be in the process of completing at least 24 or more transferable hours of college-level work from a regionally accredited institution of higher education other than the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 12 transferable hours at the time of application. Current University of Arkansas students are not eligible for this award.
- Deadline for Fall Semester — April 1
- Deadline for Spring Semester — October 15
College and Departmental Scholarships
Many colleges and departments offer scholarships to current UA students participating in specific academic programs. The Academic Scholarships Office strongly encourages you to visit the College and/or Academic Department in which your academic major is housed.
The University of Arkansas does not provide loans to international students. However, private lenders that provide education loans may be an option for international students. Students will need to work directly with the private lender. We cannot offer any assistance on student loans.
Private lenders that we recommend: (Please note, not all international students will be eligible for the loans listed. It is always best to check with options within your home country.)