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University of Arkansas Main Campus is a public, coeducational university, situated in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It was founded in 1871 as the Arkansas Industrial University. The university is popular for its business, creative writing, agriculture, and architecture programs. The campus sits on 345 acres of land. The following academic divisions can be found in the main campus:
  • Clinton School of Public Service
  • College for Continuing Education
  • College of Engineering
  • Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
  • Education and Health Professions
  • Eleanor Mann School of Nursing
  • Graduate School
  • Honors College
  • J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sam M. Walton College of Business
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Human Environmental Sciences
  • University of Arkansas School of Law
  • University of Arkansas School of Social Work
  • Walter Lemke School of Journalism
The university's mascot is the Razorback and the sports teams are called the Hogs. There are cross country, basketball, golf, indoor and outdoor track, soccer, gymnastics, tennis, volleyball, and various other sports teams. Some notable alumni of the university include Ed Wilson, President of the Fox Television Network; Mark Pryor, Arkansas senator; Edwin L. Mechem, Governor of the State of New Mexico; and Laurence Luckinbill, actor.

Profile of University of Arkansas Main CampusUniversity of Arkansas can be found in Fayetteville, AR (a rural area). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at University of Arkansas.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in engineering.

University of Arkansas Selectivity

University of Arkansas does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 510 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 520 to 650, but ranged both higher and lower.

A tenure system is one way University of Arkansas works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 18, 648 students were enrolled in University of Arkansas.

Student Life
The school offers students meal plans. University of Arkansas student athletes compete in Southeastern Conference competitions. University of Arkansas Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management788business management, finance, marketing, management science, accounting, logistics, international business, business, . . .
Education and Teaching453elementary school teaching, trade and industrial teaching, secondary teaching, adult education, higher education administration, middle school teaching, agricultural teaching, educational administration, . . .
Liberal Arts399English, political science, history, sociology, Spanish language, anthropology, international relations, geography, . . .
Engineering294mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, bioengineering, engineering, environmental engineering, . . .
Science222biology, chemistry, physics, geology, call and molecular biology, entomology, plant pathology, bacteriology, . . .
Media186journalism, communication studies
Law149law, legal professions
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy128health and physical education, exercise science, parks and recreation management, parks and recreation studies, vocational Counselling
Family and Social Work127social work, food and nutrition, family studies, housing, public administration, family and consumer science, public policy analysis, social service professions
Computer Science and Engineering117data processing tech, computer engineering, computer and info science, systems analyst
Nursing and Emergency Medicine114registered nursing, clinical nurse specialist
Therapy and Counselling87psychology, community health services
Agricultural Science and Management65agricultural operations, food science, agricultural economics, agricultural production
Architecture and Planning53architecture, landscape architecture
Animal Science and Care51animal science, poultry science
Landscaping and Horticulture50agronomy, ornamental horticulture, horticultural science, plant sciences, pest management
Medical Support and Technology48audiology and speech pathology
Mathematics43mathematics, statistics
Art Studies39art studies
Music39music performance
Security and Law Enforcement38criminal justice and safety
Construction Trades35apparel and textiles
Drama and Performing Arts16drama
Medicine15health professions, gerontology, pre-med
Religion and Philosophy13philosophy
Conservation and Resource Management10environmental science
Contact: University of ArkansasUniversity of Arkansas Main Campus

Administration Bldg 425

Fayetteville, AR 72701

General Phone: (479) 575-2000


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