1. How much does it cost to attend the University of Arkansas?

The estimated cost of attendance for students can be found in the sections Undergraduate Studies | Funding Your Studies and Graduate Studies | Funding Your Studies.

Please add USD $5,780 to your total estimated cost of attendance for each dependent (spouse and children) who will accompany you.

2. How much money should I expect to spend on textbooks?

The estimated cost for textbooks for undergraduate students is USD $1,200 and for graduate students it is USD $900. Textbooks can be purchased on campus at our University of Arkansas Bookstore.

3. Are any scholarships available for international students?

Information on our scholarships can be found on the Costs and Funding page.

4. Is there financial assistance for graduate students?

Yes. This information can be found on the Graduate Assistantships page.

5. Can I find a part-time job to help support myself?

International students holding F-1 or J-1 visas are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week on campus only. These campus jobs are usually in residence halls or dining services and pay minimum wage. Jobs are not always available. Off campus employment is restricted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

6. One of my parents graduated from the University of Arkansas. Will I receive a discount in tuition?

Possibly. The Alumni Legacy Scholarship is offered to qualified undergraduate students who are children relatives of a UA Alumni, and this includes international students. Information on how to qualify and renewal can be found on the Arkansas Alumni website under Alumni Legacy Scholarship.

7. Do I have to pay a tuition deposit?

No. Tuition and fees are assessed after you register for your courses.