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The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

Founded in 1928, the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fort Smith, AR. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arkansas. UAFS is one of several campuses. This university offers subjects such as nursing, allied health, and law. This university offers students 11 certificates, 18 degrees at the associates level, and 30 degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 7,751 students sought degrees from the 44 programs at UAFS. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

Admission

In 2010, 3,884 students applied for admission to UAFS. This university admitted around 59% of applicants or 2,292 students. Approximately 56% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 3,884 students applied for admission to UAFS. This university admitted around 59% of applicants or 2,292 students. Approximately 56% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 59%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 60%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 57%

Student Demographics

7,751 students were enrolled at this mid-sized university in 2010.

Student Demographics

7,751 students were enrolled at this mid-sized university in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 3255
  • Total Enrolled Female: 4496
  • Undergraduate Male: 3255
  • Undergraduate Female: 4496

Faculty Demographics

This university has 426 faculty. Approximately 53% of instructors are full-time and 46% of teachers are part-time. Over half of the faculty are male.

Faculty Demographics

This university has 426 faculty. Approximately 53% of instructors are full-time and 46% of teachers are part-time. Over half of the faculty are male.

  • Male: 223
  • Female: 203
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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