Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UAFS are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of University of Arkansas Fort Smith students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 4%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 32% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Arkansas Fort Smith with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UAFS has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of University of Arkansas Fort Smith students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for University of Arkansas Fort Smith students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,832
Women 3,725

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UAFS serves a very low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Arkansas Fort Smith students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 12%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,327 per year

56% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,557
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 23.9%
Part time Undergrads 20.6%

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