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 739 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,640 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 739 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,640 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 169 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 8 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,450
$7,037 for Arkansas Residents
Student Population739
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs169 graduate programs
(8 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 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 $602 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)8 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 $19,225 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$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
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 $602 for other students at Arkansas Tech University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.08% 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$602

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, 292 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 Degree246261
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1010
Post Bachelor's Degree2114
Post Master's Degree107
Total287292
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 19 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 57 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 14 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 292 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 261 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 7 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 [+] 5 completers-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Information Technology8-
Education [+] (3 completers) 178 completers-
Education15-
Educational Leadership and Administration23$50,500
Educational/Instructional Technology24-
Special Education and Teaching10-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services17$40,000
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services34-
Reading Teacher Education9-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor42-
Education (other)4-
Engineering [+] 4 completers-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering2-
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 8 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies8-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 2 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)2-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 10 completers-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management10-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Sociology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 12 completers-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator9-
Nursing Administration3-
Business [+] (1 completers) 16 completers-
Business Administration and Management16-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total261
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 10 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Total10
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 14 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services14-
Total14
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 7 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Total7

Graduate Student Population at ATU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 739 students enrolled into Arkansas Tech University graduate schools where it has total 9,640 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 152 full-time and 587 part-time graduate students. By gender, 268 male and 471 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
Total739268471
Full-time1528864
Part-tme587180407
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 571 White (77.27%), 79 Black/African American (10.69%), 33 Hispanic (4.47%), 5 Asian (0.68%), and 51 students with other races. 30 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total739268471
American Indian/Native American312
Asian523
Black/African American793544
Hispanic331122
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White571192379
Two More18513
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien30228
Arkansas Tech University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 525 graduate students (71.04% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 88 graduate students (11.91% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total739
Enrolled Online Exclusively525
Enrolled Some Online Courses88
Not in Online Courses126
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Arkansas Tech University. 185 students are aged 20 to 24 (25.03% of total students), 60 students are aged above 50 (8.12%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Arkansas Tech University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total739268471
Age 20-211679
Age 22-241698287
Age 25-291475592
Age 30-341082979
Age 35-39853550
Age 40-4915441113
Age 50-64541539
Over 64642

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