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From September 15 to October 15, the University of Arkansas is celebrating high school seniors who are preparing to go to college. Follow #UARK27 on Instagram and keep an eye on your inbox after you fill out our contact form.

Free Application Days

For three days from October 13 to 15, the Office of Admissions will waive the application fee for any Arkansas student who applies for admission. Students should go to to begin an application and click the Free Application Days box at the end of the application instead of paying the fee.

Test Optional

We are now test optional for Fall 2023 admission. You can apply, be admitted without an ACT or SAT score, and begin making plans for your first year of college. Please review our full Test Policy and Admission Requirements for further details.

Receive a $3,000 Scholarship

Students who submit a Fall 2023 application for admission by 11:59 PM on October 15 will be entered into a drawing to receive one of thirty $3,000 scholarships to use during their first year at the U of A!

Explore Scholarships

Learn more about scholarship opportunities by visiting the Office of Academic Scholarships. Arkansas residents are also eligible for the Academic Challenge Scholarship and the Governor's Distinguished Scholarship.

Complete the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a key step in obtaining financial aid. Submit it by December 1 for priority consideration.

New Arkansan Tuition Award

Out-of-state students can qualify for the New Arkansan Non-Resident Tuition Award Scholarship (NRTA), which covers a percentage of the difference between resident and non-resident tuition rates.

Financial Aid Tools

Our Net Price Calculator is just one of the many tools available on our Financial Aid website. Another financial aid tool is Financial Aid TV, which offers short videos on a range of financial aid topics, including the FAFSA.




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