UARK Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 9.0% of the student population at UARK. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit UARK Disability Services.
UARK for the Military
While not a "service academy", UARK does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit UARK Veteran Services . For more information, check out our UARK for Veterans Guide.
UARK offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, UARK does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of Arkansas
UARK offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of Arkansas
UARK has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 23,386 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 21,005 (89.8%). Part-time attendance was 2,381 (10.2%).
University of Arkansas is Ranked #399 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, UARK receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank UARK #399 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
University of Arkansas Competes in the NCAA
UARK has a total of 567 student athletes, 290 men and 277 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of Arkansas Athletics