Established in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a public land-grant, doctoral research university located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of University of Arkansas System and the largest university in the state. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with highest research activity
The university offers 75 undergraduate majors and 116 graduate degree programs across 7 colleges: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Sam M. Walton College of Business, College of Education and Health Professions, College of Engineering, Honors College, Global Campus, Graduate School and International Education and School of Law. The university is renowned for its strong architecture, agriculture (particularly animal science and poultry science), business, communication disorders, creative writing, history, law, and Middle Eastern studies programs.
The total student population at the university is more than 26,700 of which over 22,000 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the University of Arkansas is 19:1 and the acceptance rate is 60%.
The school is a Carnegie Foundation Tier 1 Research Institute, with over 50 centers for research and technology development. The University of Arkansas leads the state in academics and research and is one of nation’s top public research universities. The university has a comprehensive financial aid programs and 79% of its students receive one or the other form of financial assistance.
Notable Alumni: Euine Fay Jones (American architect and designer), Jerral Wayne Jones Sr. (American businessman)