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Cost of Attendance (COA)

The following table compares the 2022 costs of attendance between best schools in Arkansas. For state residents, the average COA is $23,930 when living on campus and $23,757 when living off campus. For out-of-state students, the average COA is $37,443 when living on campus and $37,270 when living off campus. The COA includes tuition, fees, books & supplies, room & board costs, and other living expenses.
2022 Cost Of Attendance Comparison Between Best Schools In Arkansas
RankNameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
1Harding University$22,230 $1,200 $11,108 $11,108
2University of Arkansas$9,574$26,390 $1,100 $16,304 $16,304
3Hendrix College$33,350 $1,100 $16,100 $12,854
4John Brown University$28,924 $800 $12,404 $5,350
5Lyon College$30,414 $1,500 $13,230 $13,580
6Williams Baptist University$18,570 $1,250 $11,570 $11,650
7Southern Arkansas University Main Campus$9,310$14,530 $1,600 $13,772 $15,401
8Arkansas State University$7,130$12,698 $1,250 $14,273 $15,323
9University of Central Arkansas$9,563$16,433 $1,200 $12,888 $14,456
10University of Arkansas at Little Rock$9,512$21,767 $1,250 $15,221 $19,117
Average$9,018$22,531$1,225$13,687$13,514

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees between best schools in Arkansas. The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $9,018 for in-state students and $22,531 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of best schools in Arkansas are decreased by -5.34% compared to the previous year.
Among the best schools in Arkansas, Hendrix College requires the most expensive tuition & fees of $33,000 and Arkansas State University has the lowest tuition & fees of $10,800 for undergraduate programs.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Best Schools In Arkansas
RankName2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
1Harding University$21,540$22,230
2University of Arkansas$9,384$25,872$9,574$26,390
3Hendrix College$49,490$33,350
4John Brown University$28,288$28,924
5Lyon College$29,415$30,414
6Williams Baptist University$18,500$18,570
7Southern Arkansas University Main Campus$9,080$14,120$9,310$14,530
8Arkansas State University$7,315$12,883$7,130$12,698
9University of Central Arkansas$9,338$16,148$9,563$16,433
10University of Arkansas at Little Rock$9,512$21,767$9,512$21,767
Average$8,926$23,802$9,018$22,531

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees between best schools in Arkansas. The average graduate tuition & fees is $7,340 for state residents and $16,115 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees of best schools in Arkansas are decreased by -11.33% compared to the previous year.
Among the best schools in Arkansas, Hendrix College requires the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $33,000 and Southern Arkansas University Main Campus has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $8,262.
Graduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Best Schools In Arkansas
RankName2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
1Harding University$11,928$11,080
2University of Arkansas$8,841$22,121$9,018$22,563
3Hendrix College$49,500$33,350
4John Brown University$13,920$13,920
5Lyon CollegeThis school does not have graduate schools programs.
6Williams Baptist UniversityThe graduate tuition information is not available.
7Southern Arkansas University Main Campus$6,894$9,810$6,894$9,882
8Arkansas State University$6,600$11,586$6,422$11,408
9University of Central Arkansas$6,629$11,648$6,773$11,835
10University of Arkansas at Little Rock$7,594$14,884$7,594$14,884
Average$7,312$18,175$7,340$16,115

Room & Board, Other Living Expenses

The following table compares living costs including room, board, and other expenses between best schools in Arkansas. Each cost is in average and may vary by room types, meal plan, and other living styles. For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of best schools in Arkansas is $13,687 when a student lives on campus and $13,514 when living off campus.
Living Costs Comparison Between Best Schools In Arkansas
RankNameOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses (living with family)
1Harding University $7,718$3,390 $7,718$3,390$3,390
2University of Arkansas $11,942$4,362 $11,942$4,362$4,362
3Hendrix College $13,200$2,900 $9,954$2,900$2,900
4John Brown University $9,554$2,850 $2,500$2,850$2,850
5Lyon College $10,730$2,500 $10,730$2,850$2,850
6Williams Baptist University $8,550$3,020 $7,850$3,800$3,800
7Southern Arkansas University Main Campus $7,595$6,177 $7,595$7,806$6,772
8Arkansas State University $9,640$4,633 $9,570$5,753$4,878
9University of Central Arkansas $7,896$4,992 $7,810$6,646$6,646
10University of Arkansas at Little Rock $9,162$6,059 $11,324$7,793$5,674
Average$9,599 $4,088$8,699 $4,815$4,412
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