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Is UAFS a Good School for the Money?

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Value Report

What is an UAFS degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares UAFS with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Arkansas, UAFS is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average Arkansas Value
Below Average Arkansas Quality

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is ranked #14 out of #20 in Arkansas for quality and #13 out of #19 for Arkansas value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  13 out of 19
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  31.58 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if UAFS offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Below Average National Quality

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is ranked #849 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is priced appropriately for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a fair value recognition from College Factual's analysis.

National Value Ranking  849 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  42.32 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus $80,265 B-
Peru State College $82,353 B-
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith $98,917 C-
Clayton State University $123,349 F
Barclay College $130,074 F
Reinhardt University $141,267 F
Mitchell College $148,184 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $98,917 For That Piece of Paper

The UAFS time to graduate is about 4.55 years and will cost an estimated $21,740 per year. This brings the total cost to 98,917.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $21,740
Average Years to Graduate 4.55
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $98,917

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average UAFS student takes 4.55 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your UAFS degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$68,314 In-State With Aid
$118,400 Avg Cost No Aid
4.55 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at UAFS.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $118,400 #631 C+
All Students $98,917 #849 C-
Only Students Receiving Aid $91,714 #832 C-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $94,999 #9 C
All Students $75,521 #13 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $68,314 #15 D-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Arkansas.

About 93% of UAFS students receive financial aid. Get more details on what UAFS financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average UAFS cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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