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Colleges / Arkansas Tech University

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%
Acceptance Rate94%

Arkansas Tech Academics

Arkansas Tech University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Arkansas Tech accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Arkansas Tech has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 47% of students who start college at Arkansas Tech graduate within six years.

Arkansas Tech offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Arkansas Tech may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Arkansas Tech?

Arkansas Tech has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Arkansas Tech directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Arkansas Tech

When choosing a major, Arkansas Tech students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Arkansas Tech.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Arkansas Tech does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Arkansas Tech

Arkansas Tech offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Arkansas Tech University


Does Arkansas Tech Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Arkansas Tech offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Arkansas Tech Have An Online Program?

✅ Arkansas Tech has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Arkansas Tech Give AP Credit?

✅ Arkansas Tech offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Arkansas Tech Have An Honors Program?

✅ Arkansas Tech offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Arkansas Tech.

Does Arkansas Tech Require Internships?

❌ Students at Arkansas Tech are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Arkansas Tech University


Arkansas Tech University Library

The main library on campus is the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Arkansas Tech

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Arkansas Tech does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Arkansas Tech have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Arkansas Tech has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Arkansas Tech include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,640

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

94%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,875

Out-of-State

$17,045

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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