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Nestled in the Ozark Mountain foothills in the town of Fayetteville, Arkansas. The University is the flagship of the University of Arkansas system.

Fast Facts

  • Founded: 1871
  • Size: over 26,000 undergraduate and graduate students
  • Student/faculty ratio: 19:1
  • 150,000 alumni worldwide


  • Kiplinger’s magazine ranks the University of Arkansas #5 in the 25 best college values.
  • Rated the 7th fasted- growing public university in the US by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
  • The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University as having “the highest possible level of research”, which places us among the top 2 percent of colleges and universities in the U.S.
  • Senior Walk is the University of Arkansas’s longest tradition in miles as well as year. More than 170,000 graduates now have their names engraved across campus.
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Experience Fayetteville, Arkansas

  • Consistently ranked as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States
  • Home base for world’s largetst retailer, Wal-Mart. Poultry giant Tyson Foods and transportation leader J.B. Hunt Trucking.
  • Fayetteville Farmers Market, offering locally produced crafts, fruits, vegetables, meats, and a variety of other seasonal goods.
  • 70 parks, 40 miles of paved and natural hiking and biking trails, 3 lakes, 1 botanical garden, the Walton Arts Center , and Dickson Street.

Razorback Transit

Razorback Transit provides fare-free fixed route bus and paratransit service to all University of Arkansas students, faculty, staff and the general public during all hours of operation.

Excellence In Academics

The University of Arkansas is a comprehensive higher education institution offering over 200 academic programs leading to bachelors, masters, Ph.D, and Ed.D degrees.

For a complete list of majors offered in each college, visit the links below.

For a comprehensive list of all academic programs offered at the University of Arkansas, please visit the following link UofA Majors.

Spring International Language Center is a professional academic organization that provides English language training and cross- cultural education. The Intensive English Program is a 25-hour per week program that prepares international students for academic success in their University coursework.

Students who meet the academic and financial requirements of the UA but not the TOEFL/IELTS English proficiency requirement will be conditionally admitted into the University of Arkansas and will attend the intensive English program before beginning their regular academic coursework.

Our Campus

Campus Life

At the University of Arkansas, students are actively encouraged to move beyond the books and take part in many of the available campus events, including concerts, recreation opportunities, and student organizations and clubs.

Academic Support

Academics at the University of Arkansas are a priority, and students have access to outstanding resources that ensure academic success.

International Student Support

International students at the University of Arkansas will feel at home from the moment they set foot on campus. Resources especially for international students are only a few steps away.

Career Development

Students are provided access to professional development resources that will help give you an advantage jump starting your career upon graduation.

Become a Razorback

Undergraduate Admission

  1. Apply on-line here: Undergraduate Application
  2. Application fee of $60.00
  3. Submit official ACT or SAT test scores.
  4. Submit official TOEFL (79 ibt) or IELTS (6.5) scores.
  5. Submit official academic records transcripts.
  6. Submit a copy of your passport ID page.
  7. Submit Statement of Purpose outlining your academic goals.

Graduate Admission

  1. Apply on-line here: Graduate Application
  2. Application fee of $60.00
  3. Submit standardized test scores (GRE/MAT).
  4. Submit TOEFL (79 ibt) or IELTS (6.5) scores.
  5. Submit official academic records/transcripts.
  6. Submit a copy of your passport ID page.
  7. Submit Statement of Purpose outlining your academic goals.
  8. Submit names/contact information for letters of recommendation.


  • Fall semester: June 1st
  • Spring semester: October 1st
  • Summer: March 1st
  • *Consult individual departments for specific requirements and deadlines.

Scholarship Opportunities

The University of Arkansas offers competitive scholarship and graduate assistantship opportunities to qualified students through a separate application process. Some of the awards available include the following:

Chancellor’s Scholarship

  • Annual award up to $8,000 per year, for up to four years of study

Silas Hunt Scholarship

  • Annual awards up to $5,000 or $8,000 per year, for up to four years of study

Transfer Student Scholarships

  • Variety of awards and amounts available to entering transfer students

University of Arkansas Departmental Scholarships

  • Amounts and eligibility requirements vary by department

Graduate Teaching And Research Assistantships

  • Each department administers its own assistantships and they vary widely in availability and amount of funding, depending on each department’s needs.

For additional information, please click here Scholarships and here Assistantships.

Useful Links

Graduate School and International Education University of Arkansas

340 N. Campus Dr., Ozark Hall 213 Fayetteville, Arkansas