University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas says that the areas in its general education program "are designed to develop the tools for critical thinking and effective communication, an understanding of our richly diverse human heritage, the flexibility to adapt successfully to a rapidly changing world, a capacity for lifelong learning, and an enthusiasm for creativity." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:22,548
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:42%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,820 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$23,168 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "English" requirement through SAT or ACT scores.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    University of Arkansas - Fayetteville uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/12/2017


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