Arkansas vs. UTK

Two Rivalry Colleges in Southeastern Conference

Arkansas vs. UTK


Both Arkansas and UTK are public. Arkansas is located in Fayetteville, AR and UTK is located in Knoxville, TN.
  • UTK has more expensive tuition of $30,684 than Arkansas ($25,872).
  • Arkansas has tighter acceptance rate of 0.65963619617776% than UTK (0.76971174226367%).
  • UTK has higher SAT scores of 1,222 than Arkansas (1,185).
  • UTK is larger with 30,559 students than Arkansas (27,562 students).

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#123 in National Universities
#2 in Arkansas
Rankings#85 in National Universities
#2 in Tennessee
Public, 4 yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 years
Fayetteville, ARLocationKnoxville, TN
1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$9,384 Arkansas residents
$25,872 out-of-state
Undergraduate$13,264 Tennessee residents
$30,684 out-of-state
$8,841 Arkansas residents
$22,121 out-of-state
Graduate$13,380 Tennessee residents
$31,798 out-of-state
$6,725Financial Aid$10,035
$40 undergraduate
$60 graduate
Application Fee$50 undergraduate
$60 graduate
0.65963619617776%Acceptance Rate0.76971174226367%
1,185 SAT, 26 ACTTest Scores1,222 SAT, 28 ACT
Student Population
27,562Total Students30,559
9,232Online Enrollment6,845
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
68%Graduation Rate71%
Transfer-out Rate18%
85%Retention Rate89%
$52,700Average Earning after Graduation$56,700
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and Graduate
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 6,122)
$7,090 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 7,216)
✔ (15 meals per week)
$3,930 average annual costs
Meal PlanNot offered or not Reported
Faculties and Staffs
19 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
1,270 Full-time
176 Part-time
Number of Faculties1,665 Full-time
237 Part-time
4,999 Full-time
243 Part-time
Number of Staffs6,790 Full-time
2,168 Part-time
$89,642 for Faculties
$55,058 Part-time
Average Salary$100,967 for Faculties
$56,516 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020