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The University of Arkansas (often shortened to U of A, UARK, or just UA) is a public, co-educational, land-grant, space-grant, research university in Fayetteville, in the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System which comprises six main campuses within the state – the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the University of Arkansas at Monticello, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. More than 26,000 students are enrolled in over 188 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with highest research activity. Founded as Arkansas Industrial University in 1871, its present name was adopted in 1899 and classes were first held on January 22, 1872. It is noted for its strong architecture, agriculture (particularly animal science and poultry science), business, communication disorders, creative writing, history, law, and Middle Eastern studies programs.
Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2022 Best Colleges in America
#110 of 6828
2022 Best Colleges in Arkansas
#1 of 83
2022 Best Public Colleges in Arkansas
#1 of 37
Out of 27 majors categories at University of Arkansas, the 5 most popular are listed below.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Arkansas within four or six years.
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