Founded in 1871 as a land-grant institution, the University of Arkansas is the flagship of the University of Arkansas System. Our 27,000 students represent all 50 states and more than 120 countries.
The U of A has 10 colleges and schools offering more than 210 academic programs.
The University of Arkansas is classified among the research universities with the highest level of research, measured by number of doctoral degrees, research expenditures and scholarly productivity. This research and creative work is fundamental to moving the university into the top 50 ranking of public research universities in America.
We've identified six broad research strengths that stretch across multiple colleges and schools of the university. They don't cover everything we do, but they suggest how much we embrace interdisciplinary work: Health, Nanotechnology, Energy and Environment, Art, Architecture and Humanities, Food Safety, Supply Chain, Retail and Transportation.
As a premier business college, the Sam M. Walton College of Business provides enhanced career support which complements the services provided by the university's Career Development Center.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
The Associated Student Government shall act as an organized voice for all students at the University of Arkansas, to effectively represent students in the University’s decision and policy making process, and to provide a broad educational experience for students, while promoting citizenship on campus and in the greater community. In doing so, ASG knowingly and responsibly recognizes the students’ roles in the shared governance at the University of Arkansas.
Carnall Hall - Recognized as one of the Top 50 Hotels in the South by Conde Nast Traveler, the Historic Inn at Carnall Hall is the front porch of the University of Arkansas, offering the finest in gracious Southern accommodations.
The library system of the University of Arkansas includes the David W. Mullins Library and four libraries:
More than 200 databases and thousands of electronic journals
More than 33,000 audio and visual materials.
At the University of Arkansas, you can expect a high level of IT support.
Our mission is to provide computing, network facilities and services in support of instruction, research and administration of University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff.
Pat Walker Health Center is the student health facility on campus which boasts a medical center, a women's clinic, immunization and allergy treatment, psychological services and other resources to keep you focused on success.
The Office of Greek Life will provide and create educational leadership opportunities through common fraternal principles as a way to actively engage and build exemplary Greek men and women for life.
The University of Arkansas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Overall, the University of Arkansas provided a great four years at a large public university. There are so many really great teachers who invest in the students, great social life and located in a beautiful area.
The program I took was excellent, professors were well trained and knowledgable. The courses I took at the University of Arkansas helped me improve the way I used to see the world and be more critical in my studies and; besides all that, my personal growth has created a positive impact on my social and professional relationships.
I loved the academic experience, but I did not like how large the university was.
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