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 is located on a beautiful 140-acre campus 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 unique and expanding opportunities to prepare students to succeed in an ever-changing global world while advancing economic development and quality of place in the Fort Smith area.
Enrollment 6531
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 2.00
Minimum ACT 19
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 Phone (479) 788-7090
Tuition Information
Instate Tuition $6,991.00
Additional Annual Fees $8,150.00
Financial Aid Information
Highlights 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 David Seward
Financial Aid Phone (479) 788-7090
Financial Aid Email
Financial Aid Priority Deadline Nov 15, 2019
More Information Click Here

Degree Programs

Computer Graphic Technology

Crime Scene Investigation

Criminal Justice

Early Childhood Education/Development - Birth to Pre-K credential

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

General Education

General Studies

General Technology

Law Enforcement Administration

Office Management Technology


Surgical Technology

Unmanned Aerial Systems

Workforce Leadership

Automotive Service Technology


Animation Technology

Bachelor of Applied Science


Business Administration


Criminal Justice

Dental Hygiene

Electrical Engineering



Graphic Design


Imaging Science

Information Technology


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


Music Education


Organizational Management (or Organizational Leadership)

Political Science


Rhetoric & Writing



Studio Art




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

Business Administration–Finance, Management or Marketing

Business: Marketing

Elementary Education

English Education (or Teacher Licensure, or Teaching Emphasis)


General Studies

International Business

Mathematics Education (or Teacher Licensure or Teaching Emphasis)

Spanish–Teaching Emphasis

Automotive Drivability Specialist

Automotive Drive Train Specialist

Automotive Undercar Specialist

Community Leadership

Computer Graphics (or Computer Graphic Technology)

Computer Repair (or Computer Service Technician)

Crime Scene Investigation

Early Childhood Education (or Early Childhood Development)

Law Enforcement Administration

Medical Office Professional

Office Management

Professional Sales


Unmanned Aerial Systems


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)

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Renewable Energy Technology


Healthcare Administration

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

Computer Graphic Technology

Computer Maintenance (or Computer Maintenance/Networking or Computer Repair)

Crime Scene Investigation

Diesel Technology

Industrial Electronics (name varies greatly by school)

Law Enforcement Administration

Medical Office (or Medical Office Professional)

Office Administration (or Office Management)


Workforce Leadership

Early Childhood Education