Arkansas Tech University Graduate Schools

Arkansas Tech University (referred to as ATU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Russellville, AR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Arkansas Tech University is $7,037 for Arkansas residents and $12,450 for out-of-state students. The school has 719 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,829 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Arkansas Tech University (referred to as ATU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Russellville, AR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1930 - Current).
ATU Directory Information
School NameArkansas Tech University (ATU)
AddressAdministration Bldg 200, 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, AR 72801-2222
Phone844-804-2628
Webhttps://www.atu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.atu.edu/admissions
Financial Infohttps://www.atu.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Arkansas Tech University is $7,037 for Arkansas residents and $12,450 for out-of-state students. The school has 719 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,829 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 159 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 28 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,450
$7,037 for Arkansas Residents
Student Population719
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs159 graduate programs
(28 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Arkansas Tech University is $7,037 for Arkansas residents and $12,450 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $301 for Arkansas residents and $601 for out-of-state students.
Arkansas Tech University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Arkansas Tech University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)28 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Arkansas Tech University is $7,037 for Arkansas residents and $12,450 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.00% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$5,112$1,260$10,224$1,260
2018-2019$5,112$1,373$10,224$1,373
2019-2020$5,256$1,481$10,512$1,481
2020-2021$5,256$1,575$10,512$1,575
2021-2022$5,414$1,623$10,827$1,623
The graduate school tuition & fees of ATU is average compared to public graduate schools in Arkansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Arkansas graduate tuition is $13,797 (public) / $20,995 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Arkansas Tech University$7,037$12,450
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Arkansas Graduate Schools$11,438$15,858
Public$7,760$13,797
Private$20,995
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,270 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Arkansas Tech University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.60% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,985. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.58% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,654$2,531$11,792$4,260
2018-2019$7,870$2,331$11,902$3,991
2019-2020$7,967$2,731$12,281$4,125
2020-2021$8,754$2,876$12,711$4,324
2021-2022$8,996$3,285$13,711$4,274
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $301 for Arkansas residents and $601 for other students at Arkansas Tech University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.91% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$284$568
2018-2019$284$568
2019-2020$292$584
2020-2021$292$584
2021-2022$301$601

Graduate Programs at ATU

Arkansas Tech University offers 28 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 364 students have completed their study at Arkansas Tech University.
Offered Degrees at Arkansas Tech University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree246321
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1014
Post Bachelor's Degree2119
Post Master's Degree1010
Total287364
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Arkansas Tech University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the College Student Counseling and Personnel Services program with 33 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 66 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 21 completers.
Arkansas Tech University offers 28 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 364 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 321 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 19 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 3 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia3-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Information Technology11-
Education [+] (3 completers) 206 completers-
Education13-
Educational Leadership and Administration14$50,500
Educational/Instructional Technology34-
Special Education and Teaching18-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services19$40,000
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services37-
Reading Teacher Education4-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor57-
Education (other)10-
Engineering [+] 4 completers-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering3-
English Language And Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 3 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 7 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)7-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychology5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 22 completers-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management22-
Social Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Sociology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 13 completers-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator9-
Nursing Administration4-
Business [+] (1 completers) 26 completers-
Business Administration and Management26-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total321
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 14 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Total14
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 19 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services19-
Total19
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 10 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Total10

Graduate Student Population at ATU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 719 students enrolled into Arkansas Tech University graduate schools where it has total 10,829 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 135 full-time and 584 part-time graduate students. By gender, 237 male and 482 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total719237482
Full-time1356669
Part-tme584171413
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 567 White (78.86%), 71 Black/African American (9.87%), 27 Hispanic (3.76%), 2 Asian (0.28%), and 52 students with other races. 31 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total719237482
American Indian/Native American211
Asian211
Black/African American712843
Hispanic27621
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White567176391
Two More19415
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien312110
Arkansas Tech University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 593 graduate students (82.48% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 74 graduate students (10.29% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total719
Enrolled Online Exclusively593
Enrolled Some Online Courses74
Not in Online Courses52
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Arkansas Tech University. 166 students are aged 20 to 24 (23.09% of total students), 54 students are aged above 50 (7.51%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Arkansas Tech University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total719237482
Age 20-211358
Age 22-241537479
Age 25-2915551104
Age 30-341082880
Age 35-391063274
Age 40-4913030100
Age 50-64511536
Over 64321

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