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Colleges / University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%

About Arkansas

University of Arkansas is a public, state university in the city of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Arkansas was founded in 1871. The college enrolls around 30,936 students a year, including 29,269 undergrads.

Arkansas Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Arkansas. The acceptance rate at Arkansas is 79%. Out of 26,210 applications received in 2022, 20,691 students were offered admission.

University of Arkansas Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 88%
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 88%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 31%

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University of Arkansas is located in the city of Fayetteville, Arkansas, near Tulsa and OK.

If you want to see Arkansas for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 49 to Fayetteville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Northwest Arkansas National Airport.

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College Info

1 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 72701

Campus Setting: Urban

Arkansas Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Arkansas is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Arkansas is Aug 1.

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Arkansas SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1210


Math SAT Range

510 - 610


Reading SAT Range

520 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1210 and Above


1040 to 1210


1040 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Arkansas students is 1124. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Arkansas, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Arkansas.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Arkansas is like? There are approximately 30,936 students enrolled at Arkansas, including 29,269 undergraduate students and 1,667 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 48% percent are from AR and 52% percent of students are from other states.


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