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Arkansas Tech University is a public institution situated in Russellville, Arkansas. Russellville is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

$19,677 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
98% Acceptance Rate

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Arkansas Tech University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ATU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#75 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Arkansas Tech University?


Contact details for ATU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Administration Bldg 200, 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, AR 72801-2222
Phone: 844-804-2628

How Do I Get Into ATU?

You can apply to ATU online at:

Admission Requirements for ATU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into ATU?

98% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 98%, ATU is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 97%, and the acceptance rate for women is 98%.

Can I Afford Arkansas Tech University?

$19,677 Net Price
50% Take Out Loans
9.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of ATU is $19,677. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At ATU, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $6,596 a year. That adds up to $26,384 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ATU is 9.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Arkansas Tech University Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,227 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,110 undergraduate students at ATU, with 6,227 being full-time and 3,883 being part-time.


There are also 719 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,227 full-time undergraduates at ATU, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Arkansas Tech University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 100
Black or African American 433
Hispanic or Latino 537
White 4,634
International Students 171
Other Races/Ethnicities 352

Geographic Diversity

Arkansas students aren't the only ones who study at Arkansas Tech University. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 47 countries are represented at ATU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and India.

Online Learning at Arkansas Tech University

4,503 Took All Classes Online
8,554 Took At Least One Class Online
19.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 8,554 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at ATU has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of ATU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Arkansas Tech University was 19.4%. This is the #799 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ATU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Arkansas Tech University Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

General Computer & Information Sciences 0
Information Technology 0
Information Systems 0
General Information Science 0
Computer & IS Security 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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