University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
5210 Grand Ave.
Fort Smith, AR 72913
Phone: (479) 788-7120
Fax: (479) 788-7108
Online: Founded in 1928, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus is located on 170 beautifully manicured acres in the River Valley of Western Arkansas, nestled between the scenic Ozark and Ouachita mountains. As a member of the University of Arkansas system, UAFS provides a dynamic and diverse learning community with a student-centered approach focused on the success of the individual while advancing economic development and quality of place in the Fort Smith area.
School Type 4 Year
Funding Type Public
Admissions Information
Requirements Students who have a composite 19 or higher and a 2.0 GPA will be unconditionally admitted. All other applicants will be review on their individual merits.
Minimum GPA 2.25
Minimum ACT 13 math, 15 reading, 15 writing
Admissions Email
Admissions Phone (479) 788-7120
Scholarship Information
Highlights The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has greatly expanded its scholarship program to ensure that more students have the opportunity to attend the university and ultimately reach that next big step in their lives, whether that is prestigious graduate school or a meaningful career. An education from UAFS is already a financial value, but the university has increased the financial value of scholarships to help more students conquer the cost of a college education. More Information Click Here Scholarship Email Scholarship Phone (479) 788-7090
Tuition Information
Early Application Deadline Rolling Admissions
Bilingual Admissions Contact Luis Negrete (479) 788-7635
Financial Aid Information
The Financial Aid Office at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is here to assist you with applying for and maintaining financial assistance to help cover the costs of your education. We work with federal, state, institutional and outside aid resources.
Financial Aid Contact Karen Jeffers Director of Financial Aid
Financial Aid Phone (479) 788-7090
Financial Aid Email
Financial Aid Priority Deadline Jul 1, 2022
More Information Click Here

Degree Programs

Computer Graphic Technology

Criminal Justice

Electromechanical Technology (or Electrical & Electronics Technology, or Electronics Technology)

General Studies

General Technology

Office Management Technology


Surgical Technology

Unmanned Aerial Systems

Workforce Leadership

Automotive Service Technology


Early Childcare Education

Engineering Technology (Choose a focus in: Electrical or Mechanical)

Welding Technology

Engineering Technology

Medical Office Administration (or Medical Office Management)

Animation Technology

Bachelor of Applied Science


Business Administration


Criminal Justice

Dental Hygiene

Electrical Engineering



Graphic Design


Imaging Science

Information Technology


Middle School Education (or Middle Level Education, or Middle Childhood Education, or Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence )



Organizational Management (or Organizational Leadership)

Political Science


Rhetoric & Writing


Studio Art



Biological Sciences—Teaching Emphasis (or Biology—Teacher Licensure )

Elementary Education

English Education (or Teacher Licensure, or Teaching Emphasis)

General Studies

International Business

Mathematics Education (or Teacher Licensure or Teaching Emphasis)

Communication–Media Communication

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Education: Elementary Education

Music Education–Choral

Social Studies Education (or Social Studies—Teaching Emphasis)

Social Work

Music Education–Instrumental

Applied Science

Business (General)

Business Administration & Accounting

Business Administration–Finance, Management or Marketing

Automotive Drivability Specialist

Automotive Drive Train Specialist

Automotive Undercar Specialist

Community Leadership

Computer Graphics (or Computer Graphic Technology)

Early Childhood Education (or Early Childhood Development)

Office Management



Welding Layout & Pipefitting (or Welding: Layout & Fabrication)

Welding-MIG (Metal Inert Gas)

Welding-Tungsten Inert Gas

Workforce Leadership

Emergency Medical Technician (or Paramedia, or Emergency Medical Technology or Emergency Medical Technical-Basic, or EMT)

Renewable Energy Technology

Industrial Electrical Systems (or Industrial Electronics)

Teaching English as a Second Language

Computer-Assisted Drafting & Design-Architecture

Medical Office Administration (or Medical Office Management)


Health Care Administration

Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Automotive Service Technology (or Automotive Technology, or Automotive Systems Repair)

Computer Graphic Technology

Diesel Technology

Industrial Electronics (name varies greatly by school)

Office Administration (or Office Management)


Workforce Leadership

Early Childhood Education


Medical Office Administration (or Medical Office Management)