University Of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas (henceforth UA) is one of the leading universities of the United States it was founded in 1871 on Ozark Mountain Land. Today, the University of Arkansas is a student centered research university that attracts a large number of prospective students from the US and around the world.

Students at the University of Arkansas are engaged in research studies and invention. It has more than 200 programs covering history, engineering, drama, geosciences, accounting etc. Almost 25% of the students take their classes abroad during the college years.

There are residential halls in the university where the students can live while studying at Arkansas. The students get enough opportunities to meet with their friends outside the confines of their classroom. The campus has a fitness center, indoor climbing walls and a swimming pool that matches the standards of the Olympics! The Ozark National Forest is also in close proximity to the university.

Admission Requirements

Students are always encouraged to take advantage of the early admission process in applying for the fall semester. When you apply early, you can get an advantage in scholarship and accommodation. For direct admission the students must have a high school GPA of 3.00 or higher. Students who do not meet this criterion can also apply but their admission will be subject to approval by University of Arkansas’ Admissions and Appellate Board.


When you are applying on-line, you need to pay an application fee of $40. You can use a credit card to make this payment or you can just send a check to the Office of Admissions. Those who are applying as freshman need to send their high school records also to the Admissions office.

The ACT/ SAT scores are to be submitted as soon as they available. If you are offered a place in the University then you need to notify the Admissions Office about your acceptance of the offer. The University has a strict policy and admits only those candidates who will make a positive contribution to the university.


The University has around 200 undergraduate and graduate degrees covering more than 150 fields including agriculture, food & life science, arts, business, education et al. The Old Main building is the home of Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences and five academic departments.