University of Arkansas at Monticello Admissions

Costs, ACT Scores, Financial Aid, Graduation Rates, Tuition & More

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University of Arkansas at Monticello Admissions Overview:

The University of Arkansas at Monticello has open admissions, meaning that all interested students have the chance to study there if they meet minimum application standards. Those interested in attending will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, and scores from the SAT or ACT.

Admissions Data (2016):

University of Arkansas at Monticello Description:

Founded in 1909, the University of Arkansas at Monticello is a public, four-year institution located in Monticello, Arkansas. Little Rock is about 90 miles to the north. The school has small branch campuses at Crossett and McGehee. The university offers a wide range of academic programs at the associate, bachelor's, and master's degree levels, as well as about 30 professional certifications. Academics are supported by a 17 / 1 student / faculty ratio, and the school takes pride in the personal attention students receive. The school's attractive campus includes a pond, farm land, and woods. In fact, UAM has achieved Tree Campus USA status every year since 2010, and the university is proud of the main campus's 1,433 trees representing 80 different species. UAM has the only School of Forestry in Arkansas, and over a thousand acres of the school's 1,600-acre campus are forest land used for research and instruction. Athletics are popular at UAM. Intramural sports include racquetball, bowling, billiards, wallyball, volleyball, and dodgeball. On the intercollegiate front, the UAM Weevils compete in the NCAA Division II Great American Conference.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,643 (3,428 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 62% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,210 (in-state); $13,060 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $6,338
  • Other Expenses: $3,600
  • Total Cost: $18,348 (in-state); $24,198 (out-of-state)

University of Arkansas at Monticello Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 95%
    • Loans: 60%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,649
    • Loans: $5,168

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Agriculture, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Health and Physical Education, P-4 Early Childhood Education

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 52%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 20%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 12%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 18%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field, Golf, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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