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College Deliberately: University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is a medium-sized, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, career and character located in the city of Fort Smith, AR. It is known for General Studies, Welding Technology/Welder and Organizational Leadership.

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

place 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
phone Phone: (479) 788-7000
web Web: http://uafs.edu/
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is also known as:
    University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, UA Fort Smith; UAFS

Accreditation

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AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
University of Arkansas-Fort SmithNursing (ADNUR) – Associate degree programs
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1971
University of Arkansas-Fort SmithNursing (NUR) – Baccalaureate program
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited2004
University of Arkansas-Fort SmithMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited2007
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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36
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University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is in NCAA Division II without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Baseball Men’s 43
Volleyball Women’s 17
Basketball Women’s 13

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University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

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