How much does it cost to attend?

In State Arkansas Resident Sticker Price
$19,983
In State Costs for University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,991
Books and Supplies$1,605
Other Fees$1,602
Room and Board $8,426
Other Expenses Budget$4,359
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$27,056
Out of State Costs for University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Fee Cost
Tuition$11,064
Books and Supplies$1,605
Other Fees$1,602
Room and Board $8,426
Other Expenses Budget$4,359

Residents of Arkansas pay an annual total price of $19,983 to attend University of Arkansas Fort Smith on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,991 for tuition, $8,426 room and board, $1,605 for books and supplies and $1,602 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $27,056 which is 35.4% higher than Arkansas residents. The tuition charge is $11,064 while room and board is $8,426, books and supplies are $1,605 and other fees come in at $1,602.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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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 2017/2018
$10,809
Net Price by Income University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,842
$30,001 to $48,000$9,654
$48,001 to $75,000$11,499
$75,001 to $110,000$13,640
$110,000+$13,467

The average reported annual net price for University of Arkansas Fort Smith for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,809 in 2017/2018. 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

Finanical Aid University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,547 92%
Pell Grant $4,502 56%
Federal Student Loan $4,599 40%

The average reported annual net price for University of Arkansas Fort Smith for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,809 in 2017/2018.

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 $269 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $25,892
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $268.70
Total Interest Paid $6,352.32
Sum of All Loan Payments $32,244.32

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$79,932
Year Arkansas Residents Non Residents
1 $19,983 $27,056
2 $21,099 $28,567
3 $22,277 $30,162
4 $23,521 $31,846

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 $79,932 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.6% 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 $166 $498 $664
Out of State Residents $497 $1,491 $1,988

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.