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University of Arkansas at Monticello Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on University of Arkansas at Monticello, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is University of Arkansas at Monticello Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of Arkansas at Monticello was awarded 79 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is mechanic and repair technologies.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, UAM is ranked #2,070 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

UAM is also ranked #18 out of 40 schools in Arkansas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UAM?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that University of Arkansas at Monticello has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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University of Arkansas at Monticello Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at UAM is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Arkansas at Monticello is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Arkansas at Monticello

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Arkansas at Monticello has a freshmen retention rate of 75%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 14% for first-time, full-time students at UAM, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

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University of Arkansas at Monticello Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,352 undergraduates at UAM with 1,692 being full-time and 660 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Arkansas at Monticello Cost?

The overall average net price of UAM is $12,136. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UAM

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,326 $11,158 $13,201 $16,148 $15,445

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UAM, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UAM, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $5,756 a year. That adds up to $23,024 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UAM is 14.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do UAM Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UAM with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $31,500 in their early years. This is about 21% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of University of Arkansas at Monticello

University of Arkansas at Monticello is a public institution situated in Monticello, Arkansas. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Monticello draws many to the area.

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Contact details for UAM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Highway 425 South, Monticello, AR 71656
Phone: 870-367-6811
Website: www.uamont.edu/

University of Arkansas at Monticello Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 34 majors graduated from University of Arkansas at Monticello. Of these students, 872 received undergraduate degrees and 145 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 83 $24,035
General Education 39 NA
Health & Physical Education 30 $30,771
Nursing 25 $56,333
Business Administration & Management 24 $38,289
Agricultural Economics & Business 22 $39,592
General Psychology 20 $26,739
General Biology 20 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 19 $28,598
Accounting 16 $39,009

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Arkansas at Monticello along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UAM

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,472 students took at least one online class at University of Arkansas at Monticello. This is an increase from the 1,409 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,472 436
2018-2019 1,409 403
2017-2018 1,330 368
2016-2017 1,805 722
2015-2016 1,968 921

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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