Placeholder image for University of Arkansas Fayetteville

University of Arkansas Fayetteville

That 'students-first' philosophy is a big reason why the U of A is consistently ranked among the nation's top public research universities and best values. We work hard to ensure a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes plenty of personal attention and mentoring opportunities. 

Short Courses



Founded in 1871 as a land-grant institution, the University of Arkansas is the flagship of the University of Arkansas System. Our 27,000 students represent all 50 states and more than 120 countries. The U of A has 10 colleges and schools offering more than 210 academic programs. 


  • Undergraduate majors: 78
  • Master's degree programs: 86
  • Doctoral and specialist programs: 50
  • Graduate certificate programs: 17


The mission of the Office of Research and Economic Development is to support faculty conducting externally funded research; to involve students in the research enterprise; and to spur economic development in the State of Arkansas through the commercialization of university research.


The dedicated staff of the Sam M. Walton College of Business Career Development Center strives to connect you with outstanding students to meet your hiring needs, including full-time employment, part-time positions, and internships.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
601 -100
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
671 -34
637 31
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.


Student services

Our program is designed to provide a powerful combination of programs and "free" services to students who are first-generation, and/or modest-income, and/or individuals with disabilities. The services that SSS provides place emphasis on individual assessment, counseling, advising, skill building, financial management and economic development.

Housing services

University Housing is comprised of four areas, each under the leadership of a director: Administrative Services, Business Services & Information Technology, Residence Education, and Residential Facilities.

Library services

QuickSearch is a new service that allows you to search many different library resources at once. It is designed to offer a place to start your library research and save you time.

Medical services

The Pat Walker Health Center supports the University of Arkansas community on the way to wellness. The health center is an AAAHC accredited medical institution, providing professional and comprehensive medical care, mental health care, wellness support, and health promotion for University of Arkansas students, faculty, and staff.

Student Life

Campus life

There are many diverse on-campus housing options for freshmen, who are required to live on campus during the first year here (unless they´ll be living with family members). Residence life allows you to make some of the best friends you will have during your time on campus, and you will be able to become involved in many fun activities located close to your residence hall.

Students participating in the honors program or holding a Chancellor's Scholarship or a Sturgis, Bodenhamer, or Honors College Fellowship are encouraged to consider living in an Academic Honors Area.

Sports facilities

  • UREC offers two indoor fitness facilities, a 50M competition pool, an indoor track, an outdoor field complex, a bike shop and more.
  • UREC provides activities that enhance the quality of life of the community and promotes the mission of the university.

Student clubs

The Associated Student Government is dedicated to making the University of Arkansas the best place it can be for students to live, learn, and thrive.


The University of Arkansas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Other programmes from this university