First Generation Students
What is a first-generation student?
You are considered a first-generation college student if neither of your parents have earned a bachelor's (4 year) degree at the time you begin college.
First-Generation Students at UAFS
Being a first-generation student is a tremendous accomplishment - the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is so proud of you!
Half of UAFS students are first generation, and approximately one-third of faculty and staff were the first in their families to go to college too! Use the button below to connect with a mentor today.
First Generation resources