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Fort Smith, Arkansas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Arkansas Resident Sticker Price
$21,818
In State Costs for University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Fee Cost
Tuition$4,104
Books and Supplies$1,544
Other Fees$1,650
Room and Board $9,090
Other Expenses Budget$5,430
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$29,090
Out of State Costs for University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Fee Cost
Tuition$11,376
Books and Supplies$1,544
Other Fees$1,650
Room and Board $9,090
Other Expenses Budget$5,430

Residents of Arkansas pay an annual total price of $21,818 to attend University of Arkansas Fort Smith on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,104 for tuition, $9,090 room and board, $1,544 for books and supplies and $1,650 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $29,090 which is 33.3% higher than Arkansas residents. The tuition charge is $11,376 while room and board is $9,090, books and supplies are $1,544 and other fees come in at $1,650.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Arkansas Fort Smith when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$9,209
Net Price by Income University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,816
$30,001 to $48,000$7,638
$48,001 to $75,000$10,326
$75,001 to $110,000$11,054
$110,000+$10,330

The average reported annual net price for University of Arkansas Fort Smith for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,209 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

97% of full-time undergrad University of Arkansas Fort Smith received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $8,752 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 38% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,535 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $6,866.

Finanical Aid University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $8,752 97%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,489 74%
Pell Grants $4,947 58%
Other Federal Grants $1,044 82%
State and Local Grants $1,128 64%
Federal Student Loans $4,535 38%
Other Student Loans $6,866 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Arkansas Fort Smith, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $25,892. The loan balance of $25,892 is a four year multiple of the $6,473 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $247 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $25,892
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $247.04
Total Interest Paid $3,752.59
Sum of All Loan Payments $29,644.59

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$87,272
Year Arkansas Residents Non Residents
1 $21,818 $29,090
2 $22,429 $29,905
3 $23,057 $30,742
4 $23,703 $31,603

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Arkansas Fort Smith to be $87,272 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Arkansas Residents $171 $513 $684
Out of State Residents $474 $1,422 $1,896

Estimated cost for a class at University of Arkansas Fort Smith based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Arkansas Fort Smith versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Arkansas Fort Smith Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=108092 IPEDS survey data for University of Arkansas Fort Smith.