Nathanael Franks was the U of A’s first male athlete to be a named McWhorter Scholar.
In Kiplinger’s 25 Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year, U of A ranked #5.
The women’s indoor track team won their first national title.
The Division of Advancement collected 736 children’s books for Arkansas Reads, the second largest donation ever.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching elevated the University of
Arkansas to its highest research status, a level at which only 2 percent of the nation's
universities and colleges operate.
In 2012, U.S. News & World Report named the University of Arkansas one of the nation's top 10 "up and coming" public
Businessweek ranked the Sam M. Walton College of Business at No. 6 among American business schools
for return on investment.
The Chronicle of Higher Education rated the University of Arkansas as the 7th fastest-growing public university in
The National Jurist ranked the U of A School of Law as one of the top two best values among American
The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences was ranked 51st internationally
in the QS World University Rankings by subject, as published by TopUniversities.com.
Our athletic teams once again competed so well collectively that the University of
Arkansas scored among the Top 30 schools competing for the Learfield Sports Directors
Cup, the sixth time in seven years.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Fayetteville the 3rd best town in America to live
in for 2016.
1st best small architecture school design program
4th best online graduate engineering program
7th best value for American law schools
7th fastest-growing public university
8th best public architecture school
13th best rehabilitation counseling program
17th best public Honors College
22nd best in category of agriculture
27th best public business college
31st best industrial engineering program
39th best creative writing program
69th overall national ranking among public universities