University of Arkansas-Monticello

346 University Ct, Monticello, United States
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Overview of University of Arkansas-Monticello

About this school

U Arkansas at Monticello is a public institution. It was founded as an agricultural school in 1909, became a four-year college in 1940, and joined the state university system in 1971. Its 1,600-acre campus is located in Monticello, in southeastern Arkansas.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,802
    • Men:1,507 Men (39.6%)
    • Women:2,295 Women (60.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Arkansas at Monticello is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
346 University Drive
City, State, Zip
Monticello, AR 71656
Phone
(870) 460-1026
Fax
(870) 460-1321
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Proof of immunization required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
46% of 2,761 applicants were admitted
Women
48% of 1,420 applicants were admitted
Men
45% of 1,341 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.71
375 And Above
6%
3.50 - 3.74
7%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
23%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
15-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
15%
• Score 18 - 23
42%
• Score 12 - 17
41%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


University of Arkansas at Monticello accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001085
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Rodeo
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,159

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


172

Part-Time Faculty


68

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


29%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
400
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Arkansas at Monticello provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


40.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


10.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


19.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


24.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (30)


  • Accounting
  • Agriculture, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Education, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forestry, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Surveying Technology/Surveying
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Forestry
  • Natural Resources

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


9,778

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


1,600 acres

Weather


Temperature
29.1 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
Rain
105 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
3 miles from campus in Monticello
Nearest Train Station
90 miles from campus in Little Rock

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


25% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


75%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Boll Weevil (men), Cotton Blossom (women)
School Colors
Kelly green and white, black accent

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Arkansas at Monticello offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


10% of women participate

Fraternities


10% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,676

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,802
Women
2,295
Men
1,507

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.3% Asian
  • 33.2% Black/African-American
  • 2.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 61.9% White
  • 0.4% Unknown

International Students


0.4%

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


118

Student Resources

Study resources