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Arkansas Tech University is a public institution that was founded in 1909. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,089, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 559 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Arkansas Tech University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,918 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $12,888 (2013-14).
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Arkansas Tech University is committed to the growth of our students. We offer over 140 graduate and undergraduate programs of study as well as over 15 certificate programs. We also provide hands-on learning in our classrooms and laboratories, and internships designed to give you real-world experience.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Arkansas Tech University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 88 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||88.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Arkansas Tech University is 20:1, and the school has 38.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Arkansas Tech University include: Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Early Childhood Education and Teaching; Business Administration and Management, General; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||21%|
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Arkansas Tech University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,089, with a gender distribution of 44.8 percent male students and 55.2 percent female students. At this school, 30 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 70 percent of students live off campus. Arkansas Tech University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Arkansas Tech University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Arkansas Tech University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Arkansas Tech University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Arkansas Tech University, 67 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,688.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$6,918 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$12,888 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$6,430 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data