Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@uark.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning June 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001108 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,925 (83.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,014 (51.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,929 (95.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
375 (19.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$10,562
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,656 (85.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,774
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,117 (57.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,641
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 311 (16.1%) of aid recipients
1,119 (23.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,761
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
13,217 (65.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,081 (61.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,738 (95.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,395 (18.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$10,521
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,602 (85.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,264
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,843 (62.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,436
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 981 (12.7%) of aid recipients
5,885 (29.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,661
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
48%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,286
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Architecture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Married Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,002
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