Arkansas is on a 718-acre campus in an urban setting in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Arkansas has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Arkansas also has fraternities and sororities.
Arkansas has a thriving Associated Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Associated Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Arkansas include Catholic Campus Ministry, Chinese Students and Scholars, Alpha Lambda Delta and Student Alumni Association.
Arkansas students' favorite campus events are Razorbash/Welcome Weeks, Homecoming Week and Headliner Concerts/Distinguished Lectures.
Arkansas offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Arkansas students live off campus. In 2021, 26% of undergrads at Arkansas lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 79% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Arkansas. There are 6,232 spots available in on-campus housing for all 22,825 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 4,257 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Arkansas offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Arkansas there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Arkansas:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Golf||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√||√|
|Tennis||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Arkansas is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Arkansas campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Arkansas has RAD (Rape Aggression Defense program),tornado siren,self-defense,Defibrillators,24 hr police dispatch,Smart 911,SafeZone safety app.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Arkansas, take Interstate 49 to Fayetteville, AR. If you need to fly, book your flight to Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Arkansas's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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