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 4,737 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 27,562 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 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 4,737 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 27,562 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 217 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 36 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,563
$9,018 for Arkansas Residents
Student Population4,737
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs217 graduate programs
(36 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 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 the 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.
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)36 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 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the 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: July 22, 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 $19,204 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
University of Arkansas$9,018$22,563
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 $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 Expenses
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
The law school tuition at University of Arkansas is $17,134 for Arkansas residents and $38,162 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Arkansas.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Arkansas
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$14,928$2,206$35,956$2,206

Graduate Programs at Arkansas

University of Arkansas offers 145 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, 1,703 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 Degree79101,120
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship382204
Doctor's degree - other31130
Post Bachelor's Degree206233
Post Master's Degree5216
Total145211,703
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 122 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 145 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,703 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,120 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 130 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 233 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 Economics13-
Agricultural Production Operations6-
Animal Sciences8-
Poultry Science5-
Food Science8-
Agronomy and Crop Science15-
Horticultural Science7-
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
Architecture0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 16 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric11-
Journalism5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Computer Science16-
Education [+] (6 completers) 274 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration30$36,600
Adult and Continuing Education Administration10-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration19-
Community College Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology17-
Special Education and Teaching18-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services34$40,400
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching20$42,700
Elementary Education and Teaching47-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels30-
Agricultural Teacher Education11-
Mathematics Teacher Education3-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching31-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Engineering [+] 117 completers-
Engineering55-
Agricultural Engineering3-
Chemical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering11-
Computer Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering33-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering2-
Industrial Engineering9-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 164 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management164$67,300
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 11 completers-
Comparative Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)6-
Work and Family Studies [+] 10 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences10-
Legal Studies [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)12-
English Language and Literature [+] 16 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Creative Writing9-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology3-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology9-
Entomology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 20 completers-
Mathematics6-
Statistics14-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 39 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management27$40,600
Kinesiology and Exercise Science12-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Planetary Astronomy and Science1-
Chemistry1-
Geology/Earth Science9-
Physics2-
Materials Chemistry8-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Psychology8-
Human Services [+] 48 completers-
Public Administration2-
Social Work46$42,700
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Anthropology3-
Economics2-
Geography5-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology10-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 18 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Art/Art Studies4-
Music Performance13-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 64 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist25-
Athletic Training/Trainer20-
Public Health Education and Promotion4-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor9-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6-
Business [+] 150 completers-
Business Administration and Management64$95,000
Accounting48$58,200
Management Science38-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total1,120
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 20 completers-
Animal Sciences6-
Poultry Science8-
Food Science6-
Plant Sciences0-
Agronomy and Crop Science0-
Education [+] (2 completers) 34 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction9-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration4-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration4-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods1-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching2-
Engineering [+] 40 completers-
Engineering40-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Comparative Literature5-
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology11-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics4-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Planetary Astronomy and Science3-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)2-
Physics4-
Materials Chemistry4-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology11-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Public Policy Analysis4-
Social Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Anthropology5-
Economics2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Health and Wellness4-
Public Health Education and Promotion2-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor1-
Business [+] 14 completers-
Business Administration and Management14-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total204
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 112 completers-
Law112-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Nursing Practice18-
Total130
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 3 completers-
African-American/Black Studies3-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance4-
Education [+] (3 completers) 31 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology2-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism15-
Elementary Education and Teaching13-
Music Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 122 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management122-
Legal Studies [+] 8 completers-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)8-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Statistics3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Gerontology0-
Sustainability Studies4-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Educational Psychology1-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Music Performance2-
Business [+] 52 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies8-
Management Science44-
Total233
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 27,562 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
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Arkansas. 1,448 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.57% of total students), 224 students are aged above 50 (4.73%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Arkansas.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,7372,2782,459
Age 20-21642737
Age 22-241,384612772
Age 25-291,341675666
Age 30-34742436306
Age 35-39459209250
Age 40-49523242281
Age 50-6420669137
Over 6418810

Similar Schools to Arkansas

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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 6,170 and it offers total 203 graduate programs(30 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 6,232 and it offers total 234 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 6,460 and it offers total 228 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 18,441 and it offers total 333 graduate programs(65 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 9,382 and it offers total 409 graduate programs(27 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 7,759 and it offers total 346 graduate programs(23 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 4,835 and it offers total 172 graduate programs(21 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 4,183 and it offers total 177 graduate programs(17 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 7,706 and it offers total 262 graduate programs(48 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 14,850 and it offers total 380 graduate programs(52 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 8,199 and it offers total 299 graduate programs(10 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 6,305 and it offers total 266 graduate programs(21 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 6,480 and it offers total 237 graduate programs(1 online programs).

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