About University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Welcome to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, where real-life dreams meet real-life experience. Our students arrive with aspirations, and our instructors endeavor to turn those aspirations into reality. We specialize in equipping our graduates with the skills and training necessary to succeed immediately upon entering the workforce. Among regional universities, UA Fort Smith is the Smart Choice!
UA Fort Smith provides students with a wealth of opportunities for academic, cultural, and social activities in an atmosphere that focuses on preparing for real life. With over 50 organizations on campus, including fraternities and sororities, there are many annual traditions and an array of fun things to do.
The Season of Entertainment has featured national tours of Broadway musicals such as Chicago, Rent, and The Producers, as well as the world-renowned Russian Ballet and Boston Pops orchestra.
The UA Fort Smith Lions will compete in NCAA Division II baseball, women’s volleyball, and men and women’s basketball, tennis, cross-country, and golf.
Located adjacent to campus, Sebastian Commons apartments are fully furnished and feature private bedrooms, Internet access, full kitchens, and a limited-access gate.
UA Fort Smith provides unique and expanding opportunities to students and the community, offering hands-on, applied learning through innovative programs. Students at UA Fort Smith find a variety of educational opportunities including diverse bachelor’s and associate degrees, technical certificates, and certificates of proficiency. Each degree features actual work experiences in the field and a strong connection to the community.
The University offers a wide selection of alternate delivery methods to meet the growing needs of a diverse student population, including email, Web telecourses, evening and weekend courses, interactive video, and distance-education options.
UA Fort Smith’s beautiful and award-winning campus features over 20 major buildings and the Donald J. Reynolds Campus Plaza, Tower and Campus Green. The Stubblefield Center is a premier 3,200-seat venue for concerts, athletics, and feature events. The University’s campus is among the best maintained in the nation, as evidenced by its superior rating on the Facility Condition Index.
The Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center houses all student service offices, a campus store, food court/cafeteria, lounge areas, and Starbucks.
Through internships and other hands-on programs, students gain familiarity with area businesses and corporations, accumulating wisdom and making contacts that serve them throughout their careers. When you choose UA Fort Smith, you choose your future.