Financial Aid at UA Fort Smith

The average amount of financial aid is $6,210 where 86% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. The average amount of tuition & fees is $5,754 for Arkansas residents and $13,026 for out-of-state students at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

  • Average Financial Aid: $6,210
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $13,026 ($5,754 Arkansas residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,344 students (86% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $6,210. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
Financial Aid Statistics at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid5,34486%$6,210
Pell Grants2,60642%$4,572
Federal Student Loans2,21336%$6,100

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 857 students (97% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 857 students (97% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $8,752 and the average amount of student loan aid is $4,758. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid85797%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources85197%$8,752
Federal Grants79891%$4,086
Pell Grants50758%$4,947
Other Federal Grants72182%$1,044
State/Local Grants56364%$1,128
Institutional Grants64774%$5,489
Student Loans33939%$4,758
Federal Student Loans33638%$4,535
Other Student Loans131%$6,866

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level821814$8,226
$0-$30,000305305$9,472
$30,001-$48,000133133$9,650
$48,001-$75,000134131$6,962
$75,001-$110,000117114$6,234
$110,001 or more132131$6,958

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University of Arkansas (Arkansas) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fayetteville, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,574 for Arkansas residents and $26,390 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 27,562 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020