Financial Aid at UA Fort Smith

The average amount of financial aid is $5,865 where 73% 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: $5,865
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $13,026 ($5,754 Arkansas residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 4,817 students (73% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $5,865. 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 aid4,81773%$5,865
Pell Grants2,87243%$4,429
Federal Student Loans2,42037%$6,034

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 973 students (93% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 973 students (93% 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 $5,617 and the average amount of student loan aid is $4,637. 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 Aid97393%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources93689%$5,617
Federal Grants60357%$4,855
Pell Grants60257%$4,758
Other Federal Grants898%$716
State/Local Grants58556%$1,067
Institutional Grants46144%$3,700
Student Loans42841%$4,637
Federal Student Loans42741%$4,406
Other Student Loans162%$6,437

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 level780725$6,037
$0-$30,000387383$7,332
$30,001-$48,000136131$6,342
$48,001-$75,00010793$5,034
$75,001-$110,00010183$3,093
$110,001 or more4935$3,221

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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