University of Arkansas Graduate Schools

University of Arkansas (referred to as Arkansas) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fayetteville, AR. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Arkansas is $9,018 for Arkansas residents and $22,563 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,392 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 27,778 including undergraduate students.

University of Arkansas Graduate School Overview

University of Arkansas (referred to as Arkansas) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fayetteville, AR. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1924 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Arkansas Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Arkansas (Arkansas)
AddressAdministration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone479-575-2000
Webhttps://www.uark.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.uark.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://finaid.uark.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Arkansas is $9,018 for Arkansas residents and $22,563 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,392 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 27,778 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 138 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 29 programs are available online classes.
Arkansas Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,563
$9,018 for Arkansas Residents
Student Population4,392
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs138 graduate programs
(29 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Arkansas is $9,018 for Arkansas residents and $22,563 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $438 for Arkansas residents and $1,190 for out-of-state students. University of Arkansas offers the alternative tuition plans.
Arkansas 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Arkansas Residents$9,018
Out-of-State$22,563
Tuition per Credit Hour
Arkansas Residents$438
Out-of-State$1,190
University of Arkansas 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, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Arkansas
Distance Learning (Online Classes)29 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Arkansas is $9,018 for Arkansas residents and $22,563 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.00% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,563$1,008$19,784$1,008
2018-2019$7,563$1,049$20,477$1,049
2019-2020$7,752$1,089$21,032$1,089
2020-2021$7,752$1,089$21,032$1,089
2021-2022$7,875$1,143$21,420$1,143
The graduate school tuition & fees of Arkansas is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Arkansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Arkansas graduate tuition is $13,730 (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
University of Arkansas$9,018$22,563
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Arkansas Graduate Schools$7,716$15,817
Public$7,716$13,730
Private$20,995
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,304 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Arkansas. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.90% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,304. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.90% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,704$4,104$10,704$4,104
2018-2019$11,020$4,304$11,020$4,304
2019-2020$11,330$4,330$11,330$4,330
2020-2021$11,330$4,362$11,330$4,362
2021-2022$11,942$4,362$11,942$4,362
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $438 for Arkansas residents and $1,190 for other students at University of Arkansas. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.88% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$420$1,099
2018-2019$420$1,138
2019-2020$431$1,168
2020-2021$431$1,168
2021-2022$438$1,190

Graduate Programs at Arkansas

University of Arkansas offers 147 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, 1,597 students have completed their study at University of Arkansas.
Offered Degrees at University of Arkansas
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree79191,114
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship393204
Doctor's degree - other31134
Post Bachelor's Degree216129
Post Master's Degree5316
Total147321,597
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Arkansas by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Engineering/Industrial Management program with 53 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Engineering/Industrial Management program with 185 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 114 completers.
University of Arkansas offers 147 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,597 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,114 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 134 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 129 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (1 completers) 62 completers-
Agricultural Economics17-
Agricultural Production Operations7-
Animal Sciences7-
Poultry Science3-
Food Science9-
Agronomy and Crop Science13-
Horticultural Science6-
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
0-
Architecture0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 19 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric13-
Journalism6-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences13-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] (20 completers) 190 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Educational Leadership and Administration19$36,600
Adult and Continuing Education Administration3-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration17-
Community College Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology10-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services16$40,400
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching9$42,700
Elementary Education and Teaching33-
Secondary Education and Teaching37-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels0-
Agricultural Teacher Education10-
Mathematics Teacher Education1-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching15-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor5-
Engineering [+] (3 completers) 113 completers-
Engineering28-
Agricultural Engineering13-
Chemical Engineering7-
Civil Engineering14-
Computer Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering24-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering7-
Industrial Engineering16-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 185 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management185$67,300
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 11 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Comparative Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)5-
Work and Family Studies [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences6-
Legal Studies [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)10-
English Language And Literature [+] 27 completers-
English Language and Literature15-
Creative Writing12-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology11-
Entomology4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 15 completers-
Mathematics7-
Statistics8-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 37 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management19$40,600
Kinesiology and Exercise Science18-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Planetary Astronomy and Science1-
Chemistry0-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics3-
Materials Chemistry5-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology2-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 57 completers-
0-
Public Administration6-
Social Work51$42,700
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology10-
Economics5-
Geography8-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 25 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts7-
Art/Art Studies9-
Music Performance9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 55 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist22-
Athletic Training/Trainer20-
Public Health Education and Promotion5-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor7-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1-
Business [+] (2 completers) 211 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management128$95,000
Accounting53$58,200
Management Science30-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total1,114
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 16 completers-
Animal Sciences3-
Poultry Science3-
Food Science3-
Plant Sciences0-
Agronomy and Crop Science7-
Education [+] (6 completers) 36 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction5-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration4-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration9-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods1-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1-
Engineering [+] 45 completers-
Engineering45-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Comparative Literature5-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology15-
Entomology0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 5 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management1-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science4-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Planetary Astronomy and Science2-
Chemistry5-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)4-
Physics7-
Materials Chemistry6-
Psychology [+] 7 completers-
Psychology7-
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis6-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology2-
Economics2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Health and Wellness2-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health Education and Promotion1-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor2-
Business [+] 11 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management11-
History [+] 9 completers-
History9-
Total204
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Nursing Practice20-
Total134
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
African-American/Black Studies0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] (4 completers) 4 completers-
Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism4-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Music Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 53 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management53-
Legal Studies [+] 11 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)11-
English Language And Literature [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 8 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology0-
Sustainability Studies8-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Educational Psychology0-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance1-
Business [+] 45 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management1-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management3-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies2-
Management Science39-
Total129
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 16 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision4-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods2-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement0-
Total16

Graduate Student Population at Arkansas

For academic year 2021-2022, total 4,737 students enrolled into University of Arkansas graduate schools where it has total 27,778 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,818 full-time and 2,919 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,278 male and 2,459 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
Total4,7372,2782,459
Full-time1,818831987
Part-tme2,9191,4471,472
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,070 White (64.81%), 298 Black/African American (6.29%), 267 Hispanic (5.64%), 118 Asian (2.49%), and 984 students with other races. 702 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,7372,2782,459
American Indian/Native American622438
Asian1185860
Black/African American298137161
Hispanic267126141
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander303
White3,0701,4481,622
Two More1255174
Un-Known924844
Non-resident Alien702386316
University of Arkansas offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,101 graduate students (44.35% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,888 graduate students (39.86% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,737
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,101
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,888
Not in Online Courses748

Similar Schools to Arkansas

Compare similar schools with admission, tuition, and more academic facts.

The University of Alabama (The University of Alabama) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tuscaloosa, AL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,470 for Alabama residents and $30,940 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,362 and it offers total 127 graduate programs(20 online programs).
Auburn University (Auburn) is a Public, 4 years school located in Auburn, AL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,826 for Alabama residents and $31,986 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,812 and it offers total 132 graduate programs(26 online programs).
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Baton Rouge, LA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,031 for Louisiana residents and $29,966 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,750 and it offers total 157 graduate programs(17 online programs).
University of Florida (UF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Gainesville, FL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $12,737 for Florida residents and $30,130 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 16,727 and it offers total 230 graduate programs(51 online programs).
University of Georgia (UGA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Athens, GA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,156 for Georgia residents and $27,464 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 9,041 and it offers total 242 graduate programs(25 online programs).
University of Kentucky (Kentucky) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lexington, KY. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,674 for Kentucky residents and $33,548 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 7,046 and it offers total 228 graduate programs(19 online programs).
University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is a Public, 4 years school located in University, MS. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $9,048 for Mississippi residents and $25,892 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,449 and it offers total 97 graduate programs(16 online programs).
Mississippi State University (Mississippi State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mississippi State, MS. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,910 for Mississippi residents and $9,220 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,484 and it offers total 100 graduate programs(16 online programs).
University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, MO. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,255 for Missouri residents and $28,550 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 7,359 and it offers total 182 graduate programs(38 online programs).
Texas A & M University-College Station (TAMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in College Station, TX. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $10,733 for Texas residents and $24,106 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 14,936 and it offers total 244 graduate programs(49 online programs).
University of South Carolina-Columbia (South Carolina) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, SC. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $14,134 for South Carolina residents and $30,160 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,062 and it offers total 209 graduate programs(9 online programs).
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UTK) is a Public, 4 years school located in Knoxville, TN. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,380 for Tennessee residents and $31,798 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,079 and it offers total 183 graduate programs(20 online programs).
Vanderbilt University (Vanderbilt) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashville, TN. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $52,162 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,963 and it offers total 166 graduate programs(1 online programs).

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John Brown UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSiloam Springs, AR

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Williams Baptist UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsWalnut Ridge, AR

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Southern Arkansas University Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsMagnolia, AR

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