The University of Arkansas, the state’s flagship University, has a rich history in Northwest Arkansas. Established in 1871, the university remains a unifying force within the state, creating traditions, educational excellence and sports teams to rally around.
The university’s roughly 27,000 students come from every county in Arkansas and more than 100 countries, and those students choose from nearly 200 academic programs of study. Through the integration of teaching, research, and service that puts students first, the University of Arkansas is taking its place among the nation’s greatest comprehensive academies.
The University of Arkansas has the largest international exchange of scholars in the world, the Fulbright Scholarship Program. The university continues to accrue a long list of accolades and achievements.