University of Arkansas

UARK Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the UARK student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the University of Arkansas 2021 diversity report are below.

UARK Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Arkansas?

UARK total enrollment is approximately 27,559 students.

20,559 are undergraduates and 1,634 are graduate students.

UARK Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UARK undergraduate population is made up of 54% women, and 46% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UARK Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 15,573
Hispanic 1,859
Multi-Ethnic 903
Black or African American 785
International 598
Asian 517
Unknown 139
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 14

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UARK Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 54% of full-time grad students are women, and 46% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UARK Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,091
International 257
Black or African American 91
Hispanic 88
Multi-Ethnic 44
Asian 29
Unknown 16
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

UARK achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #399 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  399 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  88.67 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does UARK Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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UARK is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

UARK is ranked 2,432 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2432 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  35.84 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

UARK Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 20,311
Hispanic 2,369
International 1,408
Black or African American 1,202
Multi-Ethnic 1,088
Asian 682
Unknown 219
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 21

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Arkansas Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 4,157
Black or African American 332
Asian 211
Multi-Ethnic 105
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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UARK ranks 572 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  572 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  84.93 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 14,719 female students and 12,840 male students at UARK.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UARK is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.89 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 2,761 female teachers and 2,647 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
50.5% Out of State
1.07% Out of the Country

UARK ranks 362 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

50.5% of UARK students come from out of state, and 1.07% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  83 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 37 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Arkansas 2,435
Texas 1,462
Kansas 203
Oklahoma 202
Tennessee 77

International Students at UARK

Students from 118 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Panama.

Learn more about international students at UARK.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
64.99% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  72.33 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UARK, 64.99% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 9,076
20-21 8,833
22-24 4,235
25-29 2,241
35 and over 1,754
30-34 1,190
Under 18 0

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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