Tuition & Financial Aid
2023-2024 FAFSA Applications Open
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid becomes available on October 1, 2022.
2023-2024 Lions Share Scholarship Applications
Lions Share Scholarship applications for current students open on October 1, 2022.
Spring 2023 Priority Processing Deadline
Priority Processing Deadline for Spring 2023 is December 1, 2023.
Mandatory fees support university-wide infrastructure, technology, facilities, programs, and administrative operations. A detailed list of mandatory fees and explanations are available by visiting our mandatory fee page.
UAFS offers a high-quality education at a low cost, making it one of the most affordable institutions in the region.
of students received a combined total of
$54 million in federal, state, and institutional financial aid last year
of graduates are employed or attending graduate school within six months of graduation
student to faculty ratio
Lock in your tuition for up to four years by participating in the UAFS Promise! Contact your advisor to enroll and learn about program requirements.
UAFS is extending its commitment to affordability with the UAFS Promise. Through this program, first-time entering students will have the same low tuition rate for up to four years at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, provided they remain on track to graduate within the timeframe of their designated degree.View promise faqs
Live in the Blue? $ave some Green.
UAFS offers in-state tuition to residents of bordering states.
Save more than $9,000 a year with UAFS’s in-state tuition program.