University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Continente: North America

Country: United States

Address: 1 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 72701

Web Site: www.uark.edu



About University of Arkansas, Fayetteville:

The University of Arkansas (U of A, UARK, or UA) is a public land-grant, doctoral research university located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System and the largest, best-known university in the state. More than 27,500 students are enrolled in over 200 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with the highest level of research activity. Founded as Arkansas Industrial University in 1871, its present name was adopted in 1899 and classes were first held on January 22, 1872. It is noted for its strong architecture, agriculture (particularly animal science and poultry science), business, communication disorders, creative writing, history, law, and Middle Eastern studies programs. Enrollment for the fall semester of 2017 was 27,558. The university campus consists of 378 buildings spread across 512 acres (2.07 km2) of land in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Some well known architecture on campus includes Old Main, the first permanent academic building erected. Academic programs are in excess of 200. The ratio of students to faculty is approximately 19:1. The university also received a combined total of $103.2 million in research awards for the 2017 fiscal year. UA's athletic teams, the Arkansas Razorbacks, compete in NCAA Division I as members of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) with eight men's teams and eleven women's teams in thirteen sports. The University is known for its traditions, including Calling the Hogs at sports events, and Senior Walk, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) of campus sidewalk etched with the names of all UA graduates since 1871. The University of Arkansas has a strong greek lifetradition, including the founding chapter of the Chi Omega sorority, and the largest fraternity chapter in North America, Kappa Sigma.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 232 232 499 - - - - - - - 651-700 601-650

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 148 222 274 283 100 261 256 291 - 301-350 301-350
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - 451-500
Life Sciences - 248 - - - - - - - - - -
Clinical Medicine - 140 - - - - - - - - - -
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences - 139 236 255 270 219 212 255 277 279 301-350 266

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 88 100 96 90 114 100 105 102
Chemistryical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - 272 248 250 - - - - 401-450 401-450
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Computer Science - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - - 260 273 - 298 - - 401-450 401-450
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - 451-500
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - - -
Physics - - - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - 260 229 237 279 294 297 268