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Tuition, Fees & Payments


Undergraduate

Tuition and fees are due BEFORE classes begin. IF FULL PAYMENT AND/OR ARRANGEMENT (FINANCIAL AID OR INSTALLMENT PLAN) HAS NOT BEEN MADE BY THE CORRESPONDING DEADLINE DATE ABOVE, YOU WILL BE DROPPED FROM YOUR CLASSES.  Installment plans are only available for the Spring and Fall terms.

 

 

Deadline Date

Subsequent Drop Date

Final Drop Date

Summer I 2015

May 26, 2015

May 28, 2015

June 4, 2015

Summer II 2015

June 29, 2015

July 2, 2015

July 9, 2015

Fall 2015

August 10, 2015

August 13, 2015

August 20, 2015

 

 

How much does it cost to attend UAFS?

Under the direction of the Board of Trustees, any and all fees may be increased or decreased, and new fees may be established when deemed necessary. Tuition and fees are not capped. They are charged for each hour taken.  Effective for the fall term 2014.

Full-Time Tuition and Fees
For One Semester
(15 Hours)

Tuition

Mandatory Fees

Total
In-State and *Border States
$2,085
($139 x 15 hours)
 $896.00$2,981.00

Out-of-State and
International


$5,700
($380 x 15 hours)

$896.00$6,596.00

 

Full-Time Tuition and Fees
For One Year

(30 Hours)

Tuition

Mandatory Fees

Total
In-State and *Border States$4,170
($139 x 30 hours)
$1,792.00$5,962.00

Out-of-State and
International

$11,400
($380 x 30 hours)
$1,792.00$13,192.00
 

Fees include registration, student health, fitness center access, activity, athletic, campus center, technology, student recreation center, library, and facilities. Other fees may apply. 

*Border state tuition is $380 per credit hour with a discount of $241 per credit hour for a net charge per credit  hour of $139, the same rate as in-state residents.  In-state (Arkansas) and border state rates include residents (at least six consecutive months) of Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. 

 

Online Payment Information

 

Parent Online Business Center - Click Here

Parents and other third party payers will need to know the student ID number, last name, first name, and date of birth to make a payment online.

 

Student Online Business Center -  Requires student password

To reach the Student Online Business Center log into My.UAFS.edu, click the Students tab, click Banner-Self Service (BSS), click Online Business Center

 

  • Payment may be made by debit card, credit card, or personal check. Debit / credit cards accepted include Visa, MasterCard, & Discover.  You will receive a confirmation e-mail of your payment from ipayment@corebt.com. 
     
  • If you are unable to make full payment of your current charges, you may choose from three (3) Installment Plan Agreements that cover eligible current semester charges on your student account after financial aid has been applied.  Past due balances cannot be included in the installment plan.  To successfully set up an Installment Plan Agreement, you must select a plan and pay the first payment plus the service charge associated with the plan agreement.  The service charge is nonrefundable.  Students must set up a payment plan and pay the first installment payment on or before the published payment due date in order to avoid being dropped from their classes.  Installment plans are not available for the Summer terms.  
     
  • Installment plans for the Fall 2015 semester will be available starting July 2, 2015.  The deadline to sign up for these plans and pay the first installment payment is August 10, 2015.  Payment of the first installment and the plan service charge is required to successfully complete the Installment Plan Agreement.  Please note that installment plans cannot be set up at the Cashier's Office.  All installment plans must be set up through the Online Payment Center.  UAFS does not store your bank account or credit card information to be used for subsequent payments.  Bank account or credit card information must be entered each time a payment is made online.  
     
  • Students can enroll for direct deposit of refunds into a checking or savings account. Information needed includes 1) Bank Routing Number, 2) Bank Account Number, and 3) Bank Account Type (checking or savings)
     
  • Please note that establishing an installment plan, setting up direct deposit, or paying a housing deposit can only be done through the student's Online Business Center not through the parent payment link. 


 

 

Online Payment Center Detailed Instructions

 

You may pay your tuition and fees, pay a housing deposit, set up direct deposit, or set up an installment plan from the convenience of your home using the Online Payment Center.  Parents may also pay tuition and fees online.  If you need assistance, please call the Cashier’s Office at 479-788-7060.

You will receive a receipt if your online transaction was successfully completed.  Print your receipt by clicking ‘Printable Version’.  Keep your receipt for proof of successful completion of your transaction.  An email will also be sent containing a copy of your receipt.

 

Online Payment Instructions

  • Log into My.UAFS.edu
  • Click the Students tab
  • Click Student Services & Financial Aid (BSS)
  • Log into Banner Self Service
  • Click Online Business Center
  • Click Online Business Center again
  • If you are not paying your total balance, change the ‘Amount To Pay’ column for the term you are paying, which will automatically adjust the Total.
  • Click Pay Now, verify payment amount (bottom right of page), click Pay
  • Choose payment type, enter information, click Submit, click I Accept
  • You will receive a receipt if the online payment was successfully completed.  If you do not receive a receipt, contact the Cashier’s Office at 479-788-7060.

Housing Deposit Instructions

  • Please do not pay a housing deposit until you have received your housing assignment letter.
  • Log into My.UAFS.edu
  • Click the Students tab
  • Click Student Services & Financial Aid (BSS)
  • Log into Banner Self Service
  • Click Online Business Center
  • Click Online Business Center again
  • Click Add to the right of Housing Deposit, select deposit (housing choice), click Pay Now
  • Click Pay (bottom right of page)
  • Choose payment type, enter information, click Submit, click I Accept
  • You will receive a receipt if the housing deposit was successfully completed.  If you do not receive a receipt, contact the Cashier’s Office at 479-788-7060.

Direct Deposit Instructions

  • Log into My.UAFS.edu
  • Click the Students tab
  • Click Student Services & Financial Aid (BSS)
  • Log into Banner Self Service
  • Click Online Business Center
  • Click Online Business Center again
  • Click Add to the right of Set Up Refund Direct Deposit
  • Enter bank account information, click Continue
  • You will receive a receipt if the direct deposit was successfully completed.  If you do not receive a receipt, contact the Cashier’s Office at 479-788-7060.
  • To disable (opt out of) your direct deposit, follow the instructions shown on the right side of the screen after clicking on Set Up Refund Direct Deposit.

Installment Plans

***Important note!!  Installment Plan Payments are not automatically withdrawn from your account or charged to your credit card!!  Each payment must be initiated by you, and the account information must be entered for each payment!!

 

An Installment Plan may be set up if you do not have enough financial aid to cover your charges and cannot pay your balance in full by 5:00 p.m. on August 10, 2015.  AVOID BEING DROPPED FOR NON-PAYMENT BY HAVING AN INSTALLMENT PLAN IN PLACE BY  5:00 p.m. on August 10, 2015.  Installment Plans must be set up online.  In order to successfully complete your installment plan, the installment plan fee plus your first installment payment must be paid at the time the plan is set up.  Installment Plans for Fall 2015 will be available beginning July 2, 2015.

 

If you re-enroll or enroll in additional classes after August 10, 2015, the drop for non-payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. on August 13, 2015.  You must pay in full, have enough financial aid to cover charges, or have an installment plan in place by this time to avoid being dropped from your classes.

 

If you re-enroll or enroll in additional classes after August 13, 2015, the drop for non-payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. on August 20, 2015.  You must pay in full, have enough financial aid to cover charges, or have an installment plan in place by this time to avoid being dropped from your classes.  Classes dropped on or after the first day of the term will result in prorated charges for tuition and fees.

 

 

Installment Set Up Instructions

 

  • Log into My.UAFS.edu
  • Click the Students tab
  • Click Student Services & Financial Aid (BSS)
  • Log into Banner Self Service
  • Click Online Business Center
  • Click Online Business Center again
  • Click Add to the right of Installment Plan Set Up
  • Click the checkbox of the plan to set up, click Continue
  • Please note when the installment payments are due
  • At set up, you are required to pay:
    • Installment plan fee ($20, $30, or $40)
    • First installment payment
  • Click I Accept, verify payment amount (bottom right of page), Click Pay
  • Choose payment type, enter information, click Submit, click I Accept
  • You will receive a receipt if the installment plan was successfully completed.  If you do not receive a receipt, contact the Cashier’s Office at 479-788-7060.

 

   University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
Rates - Tuition & Mandatory Fees (effective Fall 2014)
Tuition and per-credit hour fees are not capped.  They are changed for each hour taken.
In-State: In-state rate includes residents ( at least 6 consecutive months) of Arkansas.  Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas will be charged out-of-state but will have a discount for the difference between out-of-state and in-state..
Semester HoursTuitionFees per HourFees per SemesterTotal In-State
11395571265
227811071459
341716571653
455622071847
5695275711041
6834330711235
7973385711429
81112440711623
91251495711817
101390550712011
111529605712205
121668660712399
131807715712593
141946770712787
152085825712981
162224880713175
172363935713369
182502990713563
Out-of-State/International
Semester HoursTuitionFees per HourFees per SemesterTotal Out-of-State
13805571506
276011071941
31140165711376
41520220711811
51900275712246
62280330712681
72660385713116
83040440713551
93420495713986
103800550714421
114180605714856
124560660715291
134940715715726
145320770716161
155700825716596
166080880717031
176460935717466
186840990717901

 

Graduate

Graduate student tuition charges are based on the number of credit hours taken and residency/non-residency status. Tuition is established by the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees and is set annually and subject to change without written notice. Students must pay their tuition and fees or make financial arrangements with the Cashier's Office by the posted payment deadlines. Installment plans are available through the Cashier's Office on the University website.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition

In-State (students who live in Arkansas)

$350 per credit hour

Out of State / International Students

$550 per credit hour

Program / Service Specific Fees

Graduate Health Sciences Program Fee

$20 per credit hour

Graduate Distance Education Course Fees

$40 per credit hour

Graduate Technology Fee

$13 per credit hour
Graduate Library Fee

$3 per credit hour

Graduate Admission Application Fee

$100*

Graduate Studies Graduation Fee

$50*

*pending University of Arkansas System Board approval

Military personnel assigned to active duty in Arkansas, their spouses and their dependents shall be accorded in-state status.

 

Refund of Tuition

When a student officially withdraws from a credit course, tuition is refunded according to the following schedule.

Date of Official WithdrawalFall / Spring SemesterSummer Semester
Before the first day of the semester100%100%
During the first week of the semester75%50%
During the second week of the semesterNoneNone