University of Arkansas-Fort Smith requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 44% of students who start college at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith complete all the credits required within six years.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
|Accelerated Degree Program||√|
|Transfer Credits Accepted||√|
|AP Credit Accepted||√|
|IB Credits Accepted||√|
|Summer Classes Available||√|
|New Student Orientation||√|
Reminder: University of Arkansas-Fort Smith may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 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 do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with University of Arkansas-Fort Smith directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 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: Double majoring 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.
✅ University of Arkansas-Fort Smith does offer 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.
✅ University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 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.
✅ University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ University of Arkansas-Fort Smith studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Boreham Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
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 University of Arkansas-Fort Smith have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force 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 University of Arkansas-Fort Smith include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
To learn more about University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, choose from the options below:
Visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.