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Arkansas Admission Chances


Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
60.1%
Admission Difficulty for University of Arkansas
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Arkansas? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 12,337 out of 20,542 applicants or 60% were admitted making Arkansas a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. University of Arkansas typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1090-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT
25%
SAT Scores for University of Arkansas
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for University of Arkansas
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1290
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Arkansas?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. 25 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Arkansas admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1290 and Above Good >72%
1190 to 1290 Avg + 60%-72%
1090 to 1190 Avg - 47%-60%
990 to 1090 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 990 Low <34%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for University of Arkansas
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for University of Arkansas
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Arkansas?

Admission data indicates that Arkansas regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Arkansas.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Arkansas admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >74%
25 to 28 Avg + 60%-74%
23 to 25 Avg - 50%-60%
21 to 23 Reach 39%-50%
Less than 21 Low <39%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.62
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Arkansas. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Arkansas was 3.62 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Arkansas accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Arkansas students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 39% Good
3.50 to 3.75 24% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

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Admission Statistics

University of Arkansas admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 11,942 8,600 20,542
Accepted 7,106 5,231 12,337
Acceptance Rate 60% 61% 60%
Enrolled 2,680 2,235 4,915
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 43% 40%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2018
Days left to Apply
194

Applicants have 194 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2018.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Arkansas before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available