University of Arkansas
#297 Overall Influence#1356 Desirability Rank

University of Arkansas

Public research university in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

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The University of Arkansas is a public land-grant research university in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System and the largest university in Arkansas. Founded as Arkansas Industrial University in 1871, classes were first held on January 22, 1872, with its present name adopted in 1899. It is noted for its strong programs in architecture, agriculture , communication disorders, creative writing, history, law , and Middle Eastern studies, as well as for its business school, of which the supply chain management program was ranked the best in North America by Gartner in July 2020.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

19,777

Acceptance

78%

Graduation Rate

62%

Median SAT Score

1210

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,568

Fees (in-state)

$1,816

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$52,700

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

25K

Under-Grads

22K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville AR 72701

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

11 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

44 per 100k

Violent Crime

5 per 100k

What is University of Arkansas known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#104 World Rank
Business
#116 World Rank
Law
#173 World Rank
Education
#122 World Rank
History
#240 World Rank
Engineering
#253 World Rank
Medical
#317 World Rank
Biology
#304 World Rank
Literature
#311 World Rank
Political Science
#329 World Rank
Computer Science
#402 World Rank
Mathematics
#351 World Rank
Chemistry
#295 World Rank
Communications
#318 World Rank
Psychology
#445 World Rank
Physics
#557 World Rank
Philosophy
#394 World Rank
Economics
#122 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#256 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#159 World Rank
Nursing
#344 World Rank
Anthropology
#491 World Rank
Sociology
#194 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of Arkansas's Most influential alumni?

University of Arkansas's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Law, and Education. University of Arkansas’s most academically influential people include Richard Katrovas, Lavenski Smith, and Tom Franklin .

Richard Katrovas

American writer

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Lavenski Smith

American judge

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Tom Franklin

American writer, and Associate Professor of English, University of Mississippi

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Jennifer McLoud-Mann

American mathematician

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George Washington Donaghey

American politician

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Jeff Donaldson

American artist

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Tyson Gay
Tyson Gay

American track and field sprint athlete

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David Wiley Mullins

American academic

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Tom Whalen

American writer

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Andrew Tilles

Horse track magnate

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John Burkhalter

Arkansas businessman and politician

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Carol Rasco

American political aide

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