University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,068
5.37% growth from 2021
2019 Default Rate
0.408%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,240
72.1% Full-Time

About

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a higher education institution located in Pulaski County, AR. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences were Medicine (157 degrees awarded), Pharmacy (91 degrees), and Physical Therapy (26 degrees).

In 2022, 946 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. 74.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (664 degrees), 7.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (94 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is $7,068, which is $−7,873 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is $7,068, which is $−7,874 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,068
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was $7,068. The cost of tuition at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is $−7,874 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 62.3% with respect to 2021, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.408%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was 0.408%, which represents 3 out of the 736 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences had a total enrollment of 3,240 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is 2,336 students and the part-time enrollment is 904. This means that 72.1% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.2% White, 10.3% Black or African American, 8.21% Asian, 7.07% Hispanic or Latino, 3.67% Two or More Races, 0.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0309% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (55.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (9.55%) and White Male (8.25%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.4%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Black or African American Female (5.34%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,240 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is 2,336 and the part-time enrollment is 904. This means that 72.1% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,079 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    335 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    266 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is 64.2% White, 10.3% Black or African American, 8.21% Asian, 7.07% Hispanic or Latino, 3.67% Two or More Races, 0.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0309% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 111 students (3.43%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 464 more women than men received degrees from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is white (664 degrees awarded). There were 7.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (94 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is Medicine (157 degrees awarded), followed by Pharmacy (91 degrees) and Physical Therapy (26 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (872 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), and Biology (36 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are Registered nurses (1,499,919 people), Physicians (526,489 people), Other managers (218,789 people), Medical & health services managers (214,880 people), and Pharmacists (198,884 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2022 are Health (872 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), Biology (36 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are Health (872 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), Biology (36 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,042,733 people), Elementary & secondary schools (521,121 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (443,502 people), Offices of physicians (414,842 people), and Outpatient care centers (390,155 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are Health (872 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), Biology (36 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 149 degrees awarded
  2. 121 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was Clinical Laboratory Technologist with 149 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

241
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
705
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 241 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, which is 0.342 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (705).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 86 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Medicine, which is 1.21 times more than the 71 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 124 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Clinical Laboratory Technologist, which is 4.96 times more than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    664 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    94 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is white (664 degrees awarded). There were 7.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (94 degrees).

2.33% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    498 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    166 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is white female (498 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (166 degrees).

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Operations

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has an endowment valued at nearly $348M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−5.62%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences had a total salary expenditure of 1.97B. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences employs 70 Assistant professors, 32 Associate professors and 18 Instructors. Most academics at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are Female Assistant professor (55), Female Associate professor (27), and Female Instructor (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are: Management, with 693 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 323 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 222 employees.

Endowment

$348M
2022 Endowment
24.1%
decline from 2021

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has an endowment valued at about $348M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences declined 24.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $337M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$880M
2022 Salaries
8.99%
decline from 2021

In 2022, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences paid a median of $880M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($1.97B) and a 8.99% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.2M
Instructional Salaries
131
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences paid a total of $13.2M to 131 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
70 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
693 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences were Assistant professor with 70 employees, Associate professor with 32 employees, and Instructor with 18 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences were Management with 693 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 323 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 222 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was Female Assistant professor with 55 employees, Female Associate professor with 27 employees, and Female Instructor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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