Tuition, Fees & Payments

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.

 

Semester

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?

Undergraduate

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 2015.

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

Tuition

Mandatory Fees

Total

Undergraduate In-State and *Border States

$2,250
($150 x 15 hours)
 $911 $3,161

Undergraduate Out-of-State

$6,150
($410 x 15 hours)

$911 $7,061

Undergraduate International

$6,375
($425 x 15 hours)
$911 $7,286

 

Full-Time Tuition and Fees
For One Year

(30 Hours)

Tuition

Mandatory Fees

Total

Undergraduate In-State and *Border States

$4,500
($150 x 30 hours)
$1,822 $6,322

Undergraduate Out-of-State

$12,300
($410 x 30 hours)
$1,822 $14,122

Undergraduate International

$12,750
($425 x 30 hours)
$1,822 $14,572

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 $410 per credit hour with a discount of $260 per credit hour for a net charge per credit hour of $150, 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 For Under Graduate and Graduate Studies

 

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 Banner Self Service
  • Click Online Business Center
  • 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 Banner Self Service
  • Click Online Business Center
  • 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 Banner Self Service
  • Click Online Business Center
  • 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 Banner Self Service
  • Click Online Business Center
  • 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 ($30, $40, or $50)
    • 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
Graduate Rates - Tuition & Mandatory Fees (effective Fall 2015)
Tuition and per-credit hour fees are not capped.  They are changed for each hour taken.
Undergraduate 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 Hours Tuition Fees per Hour Fees per Semester Total In-State
1 150 56 71 277
2 300 112 71 483
3 450 168 71 689
4 600 224 71 895
5 750 280 71 1101
6 900 336 71 1307
7 1050 392 71 1513
8 1200 448 71 1719
9 1350 504 71 1925
10 1500 560 71 2131
11 1650 616 71 2337
12 1800 672 71 2543
13 1950 728 71 2749
14 2100 784 71 2955
15 2250 840 71 3161
16 2400 896 71 3367
17 2550 952 71 3573
18 2700 1008 71 3779
Undergraduate Out-of-State
Semester Hours Tuition Fees per Hour Fees per Semester Total Out-of-State
1 410 56 71 537
2 820 112 71 1003
3 1230 168 71 1469
4 1640 224 71 1935
5 2050 280 71 2401
6 2460 336 71 2867
7 2870 392 71 3333
8 3280 448 71 3799
9 3690 504 71 4265
10 4100 560 71 4731
11 4510 616 71 5197
12 4290 672 71 5663
13 5330 728 71 6129
14 5740 784 71 6595
15 6150 840 71 7061
16 6560 896 71 7527
17 6970 952 71 7993
18 7380 1008 71 8459
 Undergraduate International
Semester Hours Tuition Fees per Hour Fees per Semester Total Out-of-State
1 425 56 71 552
2 850 112 71 1033
3 1275 168 71 1514
4 1700 224 71 1995
5 2125 280 71 2476
6 2550 336 71 2957
7 2975 392 71 3438
8 3400 448 71 3919
9 3825 504 71 4400
10 4250 560 71 4881
11 4675 616 71 5362
12 5100 672 71 5843
13 5525 728 71 6324
14 5950 784 71 6805
15 6375 840 71 7286
16 6800 896 71 7767
17 7225 952 71 8248
18 7650 1008 71 8729

 

    Date of Official Withdrawal     Fall / Spring Semester  Summer Semester
Before the first day of the semester 100% 100%
During the first week of the semester 75% 50%
During the second week of the semester 50% None
During the third week of the semester 25% None
Refunds for short-term course or course starting at times other than the begining of the semester will be calculated on a prorated basis of a regular semester course.

 

Graduate Studies

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

(Effective Fall 2015)

 

Tuition and per-credit hour fees are not capped.  They are changed for each hour taken.

 

Graduate In-State: For Arkansas residency only.
     Semester Hours           Tuition           Fees per Hour            Total In-State     
1 350 82 432
2 700 164 864
3 1050 246 1296
4 1400 328 1728
5 1750 410 2160
6 2100 492 2592
7 2450 574 3024
8 2800 656 3456
9 3150 738 3888
10 3500 820 4320
11 3850 902 4752
12 4200 984 5184
13 4550 1066 5616
14 4900 1148 6048
15 5250 1230 6480
16 5600 1312 6912
17 5950 1394 7344
18 6300 1476 7776
Graduate Out-of-State/International
    Semester Hours          Tuition           Fees per Hour           Total Out-of-State 
1 550 82 632
2 1100 164 1264
3 1650 246 1896
4 2200 328 2528
5 2750 410 3160
6 3300 492 3792
7 3850 574 4424
8 4400 656 5056
9 4950 738 5688
10 5500 820 6320
11 6050 902 6952
12 6600 984 7584
13 7250 1066 8216
14 7700 1148 8848
15 8250 1230 9480
16 8800 1312 10112
17 9350 1394 10744
18 9900 1476 11376

 

Program / Service Specific Fees

Graduate Health Sciences Program Fee

$25 per credit hour

Graduate Distance Education Course Fees

$40 per credit hour

Graduate Technology Fee

$14 per credit hour
Graduate Library Fee

$3 per credit hour

Graduate Admission Application Fee

$100

Graduate Studies Graduation Fee

$50

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

 

Refund of Tuition For Graduate Studies Tution

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

Date of Official Withdrawal Fall / Spring Semester Summer Semester
Before the first day of the semester 100% 100%
During the first week of the semester 75% 50%
During the second week of the semester None None