Best Colleges in America 2022
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Overall Score: 59.01

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR http://www.uark.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$26,900
% of students who get any grants
70%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$17,700
Average price for low-income students
$12,000

Admissions

Acceptance rate
77%
Median SAT/ACT score
1210/27
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
Undergraduate enrollment
22,770

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
82%
% of need met
59%
% of students who get merit grants
29%
Average merit grant
$3,660

Student Success

Graduation rate
65%
Average time to a degree
4.3 years
Median student debt
$21,500
Early career earnings
$51,700
% earning more than a high school grad
70%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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