Graduate Program Overview

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is a four-years, public school located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,433 for Arkansas residents and $12,735 for out-of-state students. It offers two (2) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Arkansas-Fort Smith
TypeFour-years, Public
Address5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR
Graduate School Students57 students
44 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,433
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 2 Graduate Programs
2 Master's

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Arkansas residents, the tuition & fees are $8,433 and $12,735 for non-Arkansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $394 for Arkansas residents and $633 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$394$633
Books & Supplies$1,544
Room & Board$9,470 (On-Campus) / $10,890 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,360 (On-Campus) / $5,360 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,807$29,109
Off-Campus Total$26,227$30,529
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 2 major areas - 2 Master's (1 online programs). 16 students have been conferred Master's degree and 324 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Social Sciences
Mechanics and Repairers
Precision Production Trades
Transportation and Materials Moving

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,887 students enrolled in University of Arkansas-Fort Smith including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 57 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 14 male and 43 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 11 full-time and 46 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 44 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students14
Women Students43
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students11
Part-time Students46
By race/ethnicity 39 White, 5 Black, and 0 Asian students are attending at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races6
The school has 18 students aged between 22 and 30 and 17 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
40 & Over9
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, 44 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment44
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses44
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses44
Arkansas Resident39
Other State In U.S.5
Outside of U.S.0

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