Graduate Programs Overview

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,433 for Arkansas residents and $12,735 for other students in average.

It offers thirty graduate programs: 3 Master's, 27 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 9 students have been conferred Master's degree and 287 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Arkansas-Fort Smith
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR
Graduate School Students36 students
35 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,433
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 30 Graduate Programs
3 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$394$633
Books & Supplies$1,544
Room & Board$9,090 (On-Campus) / $10,976 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,430 (On-Campus) / $5,430 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,497$28,799
Off-Campus Total$26,383$30,685
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 34 major areas - 2 Master's (1 online programs). 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
Precision Production Trades
Mechanics and Repairers
Social Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Computer And Information Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,265 students enrolled in University of Arkansas-Fort Smith including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 36 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 10 male and 26 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 7 full-time and 29 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 35 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students10
Women Students26
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students7
Part-time Students29
By race/ethnicity 25 White, 3 Black, and 1 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 races3
1 students are younger than 22 and 8 students are older than 65. The school has 12 students aged between 22 and 30 and 15 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under1
40 & Over8
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, 35 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment36
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses35
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses35
Arkansas Resident31
Other State In U.S.4
Outside of U.S.0

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