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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Arkansas is $9,066 for Arkansas residents and $22,611 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,803 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 29,068 including undergraduate students.

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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Arkansas is $9,066 for Arkansas residents and $22,611 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,803 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 29,068 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 247 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 19 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,611
$9,066 for Arkansas Residents
Student Population4,803
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs247 graduate programs
(19 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Arkansas is $9,066 for Arkansas residents and $22,611 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $440 for Arkansas residents and $1,193 for out-of-state students.
University of Arkansas offers the alternative tuition plans.
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
Distance Learning (Online Classes)19 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

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Arkansas is $9,066 for Arkansas residents and $22,611 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.21% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
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
2022-2023$7,875$1,191$21,420$1,191
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 $19,603 and the Arkansas graduate tuition is $13,974 (public) / $21,738 (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$9,066$22,611
All Graduate Schools$16,007$19,603
Public$11,484$20,787
Private$19,674
Arkansas Graduate Schools$11,485$16,172
Public$7,828$13,974
Private$21,738
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,544 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 7.61% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,544. Off-campus living costs are increased by 7.61% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$12,368$5,176$12,368$5,176
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $440 for Arkansas residents and $1,193 for other students at University of Arkansas. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.25% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$420$1,138
2019-2020$431$1,168
2020-2021$431$1,168
2021-2022$438$1,190
2022-2023$440$1,193

Graduate Programs at Arkansas

University of Arkansas offers 157 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, 1,924 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 Degree8881,229
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship401208
Doctor's degree - other31130
Post Bachelor's Degree204348
Post Master's Degree619
Total157151,924
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 219 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Engineering/Industrial Management program with 180 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 112 completers.
University of Arkansas offers 157 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,924 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,229 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 130 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 348 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 9 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) 60 completers-
Agricultural Economics20-
Agricultural Production Operations8-
Animal Sciences6-
Poultry Science5-
Food Science6-
Agronomy and Crop Science12-
Horticultural Science3-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Science0-
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
Architecture1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 20 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric10-
Journalism10-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Computer Science7-
Education [+] (5 completers) 334 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction5-
Educational Leadership and Administration27$36,600
Adult and Continuing Education Administration11-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration28-
Community College Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology16-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22$40,400
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching31$42,700
Elementary Education and Teaching50-
Secondary Education and Teaching2-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels67-
Agricultural Teacher Education11-
Art Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education4-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching47-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Engineering [+] 127 completers-
Engineering59-
Agricultural Engineering4-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering17-
Computer Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering25-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering0-
Materials Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering4-
Industrial Engineering7-
Operations Research0-
Engineering Technology [+] 180 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management180$67,300
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Comparative Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 5 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences5-
Legal Studies [+] (1 completers) 11 completers-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)11-
English Language and Literature [+] 18 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Creative Writing10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology4-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology7-
Entomology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 26 completers-
Mathematics5-
Statistics21-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 27 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management19$40,600
Kinesiology and Exercise Science8-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Planetary Astronomy and Science0-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science9-
Physics2-
Materials Science0-
Materials Chemistry5-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology6-
Human Services [+] 37 completers-
Public Administration3-
Social Work34$42,700
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Anthropology4-
Economics2-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics11-
Geography5-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology8-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 28 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Art/Art Studies13-
Music Performance11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 54 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist27-
Athletic Training/Trainer18-
Public Health Education and Promotion6-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse3-
Business [+] 204 completers-
Business Administration and Management94$95,000
Accounting57$58,200
Finance10-
Management Science43-
Construction Management0-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total1,229
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 20 completers-
Animal Sciences5-
Poultry Science4-
Food Science6-
Plant Sciences1-
Agronomy and Crop Science4-
Education [+] (1 completers) 44 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction14-
Educational Leadership and Administration8-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration6-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration3-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods1-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services8-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1-
Engineering [+] 48 completers-
Engineering47-
Materials Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Comparative Literature1-
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology14-
Entomology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Planetary Astronomy and Science2-
Chemistry7-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)1-
Physics6-
Materials Chemistry6-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychology5-
Human Services [+] 8 completers-
Public Policy Analysis8-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Anthropology1-
Economics1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Health and Wellness5-
Public Health Education and Promotion3-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor0-
Business [+] 13 completers-
Business Administration and Management13-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total208
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 110 completers-
Law110-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Nursing Practice20-
Total130
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
African-American/Black Studies2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance5-
Education [+] (2 completers) 70 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Special Education and Teaching6-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism9-
Elementary Education and Teaching8-
Music Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor46-
Engineering Technology [+] 219 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management219-
Legal Studies [+] 4 completers-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)4-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing7-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Gerontology0-
Sustainability Studies1-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Educational Psychology0-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Music Performance0-
Business [+] 39 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies5-
Management Science34-
Total348
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration4-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision1-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods3-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Total9

Graduate Student Population at Arkansas

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 4,803 students enrolled into University of Arkansas graduate schools where it has total 29,068 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,787 full-time and 3,016 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,237 male and 2,566 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
Total4,8032,2372,566
Full-time1,7877471,040
Part-tme3,0161,4901,526
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,014 White (62.75%), 286 Black/African American (5.95%), 307 Hispanic (6.39%), 123 Asian (2.56%), and 1,073 students with other races. 704 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,8032,2372,566
American Indian/Native American592237
Asian1236459
Black/African American286132154
Hispanic307141166
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White3,0141,3291,685
Two More1556293
Un-Known1528666
Non-resident Alien704399305
University of Arkansas offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,711 graduate students (35.62% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 295 graduate students (6.14% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,803
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,711
Enrolled Some Online Courses295
Not in Online Courses2,797
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Arkansas. 1,462 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.44% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 241 students are aged above 50 (5.02%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Arkansas.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,8032,2372,566
Age 18-19110
Age 20-21692346
Age 22-241,393581812
Age 25-291,314684630
Age 30-34770404366
Age 35-39459214245
Age 40-49556241315
Age 50-6422179142
Over 64201010

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 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,790 for Alabama residents and $32,150 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,631 and it offers total 211 graduate programs(3 online programs).
Auburn University (Auburn) is a Public, 4 years school located in Auburn, AL. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $12,170 for Alabama residents and $32,942 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,595 and it offers total 258 graduate programs(44 online programs).
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Baton Rouge, LA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,027 for Louisiana residents and $29,962 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,639 and it offers total 249 graduate programs(25 online programs).
University of Florida (UF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Gainesville, FL. The 2023 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 20,905 and it offers total 451 graduate programs(84 online programs).
University of Georgia (UGA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Athens, GA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $10,268 for Georgia residents and $26,576 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 9,952 and it offers total 419 graduate programs(10 online programs).
University of Kentucky (Kentucky) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lexington, KY. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,946 for Kentucky residents and $34,259 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,490 and it offers total 417 graduate programs(31 online programs).
University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is a Public, 4 years school located in University, MS. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $9,208 for Mississippi residents and $26,430 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,111 and it offers total 201 graduate programs(18 online programs).
Mississippi State University (Mississippi State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mississippi State, MS. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $9,548 for Mississippi residents and $25,594 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,502 and it offers total 416 graduate programs(3 online programs).
University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, MO. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,794 for Missouri residents and $29,952 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 7,705 and it offers total 317 graduate programs(85 online programs).
Texas A & M University-College Station (TAMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in College Station, TX. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $10,687 for Texas residents and $23,395 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 15,807 and it offers total 456 graduate programs(80 online programs).
University of South Carolina-Columbia (South Carolina) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, SC. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,774 for South Carolina residents and $30,160 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,607 and it offers total 294 graduate programs(7 online programs).
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UTK) is a Public, 4 years school located in Knoxville, TN. The 2023 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 6,634 and it offers total 331 graduate programs(25 online programs).
Vanderbilt University (Vanderbilt) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashville, TN. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $53,722 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,685 and it offers total 261 graduate programs(1 online programs).

Arkansas Best Graduate Schools

Check out the best graduate programs in Arkansas and compare them to get right decision.
Harding UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSearcy, AR
University of ArkansasPublic, 4 yearsFayetteville, AR
Arkansas State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsJonesboro, AR
Hendrix CollegePrivate, 4 yearsConway, AR
John Brown UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSiloam Springs, AR
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