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University of Arkansas at Monticello

Monticello, AR

At A Glance

Main Address

Highway 425 South

Monticello, AR 71656

www.uamont.edu

Admission Office

Box 3600

Monticello, AR 71656

(870) 460-1026

Fax : (870) 460-1926

whitingm@uamont.edu

Contact : Mary Whiting

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Public

university

technical college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 6007

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 2,830

In-State Tuition : $7,910.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $13,760.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Rural

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : Aug 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 15

SAT subject score report due : Aug 15

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : May 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 20.0%
Education : 13.0%
Health Professions : 9.0%
Liberal Arts : 8.0%
Agriculture : 5.0%
Biology : 5.0%
Parks And Recreation : 5.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 50.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 30.0%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies : 10.0%
Health Professions : 8.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General C
Business Administration and Management, General B
Hospitality Administration/Management, General C
Management Information Systems, General B C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Journalism B
Speech Communication and Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General C

Education
Educational Leadership and Administration, General M
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Secondary Education and Teaching M
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels M

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Computer/Computer Systems Technology/Technician C
Electromechanical/Electromechanical Engineering Technology/Technician C
Instrumentation Technology/Technician C
Surveying Technology/Surveying A B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician C
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A B

History
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician C
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician C
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology/Technician A C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management M
Forestry, General B
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General B M

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B

Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder C

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Corrections C
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A C
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies B
Forensic Science and Technology A C

Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General B
Social Sciences, General B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General B
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

ROTC Available

ROTC, Army

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

400 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Unique Facilities : museum of natural history, extensive research forest, planetarium, farm

Geographic Location : 100 miles from Little Rock, 50 miles from Pine Bluff.

Large Town

Rural

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 2,830

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : --

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 24

Full time students average age : 24

In state students : 89.0%

Out of state students : 11.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

7.0% Men who Join Fraternities

8.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : The Voice

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 37.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 24.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Apartments For Single Students

Men's Housing

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Women's Housing

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $60.00

Housing deposit due : Aug 1

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Boll Weevils

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

NCAA Division II

Counseling And Wellness

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

N

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Archery

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Bowling

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Boxing

Men's Intramural

Cheerleading

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Handball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Racquetball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Rodeo

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Soccer

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Swimming

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Track and Field

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

ACT, SAT, ASSET, or COMPASS scores may be requested for placement.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: UAM will grant college credit for courses successfully completed in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board by an entering freshman while in high school. The semester hours of credit permitted will be that allowed for the corresponding course or sequence of courses at UAM, but no grade will be assigned. Students receiving Advanced Placement Credit for a course may not earn CLEP credit for a prerequisite to this course.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

0

4

Math

0

4

Science

0

3

Social Studies

0

3

Foreign Language

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

--

ART 1053

All

Biology

3

--

BIOL 1063 & 1071

All

Calculus AB

4

--

MATH 2255

All

Calculus BC

4

--

MATH 2255 & 3495

All

Chemistry

3

--

CHEM 1023 & CHEM 1031

All

4

--

CHEM 1103 & 1121

All

5

--

CHEM 1113 & CHEM 1131

All

Computer Science A

3

--

CIS 1013

All

Drawing

3

--

ART 1013

All

English Language and Composition

3

--

ENGL 1013

All

4

--

ENGL 1013 & ENGL 1023

All

English Literature and Composition

3

--

ENGL 2283

All

4

--

ENGL 2283 & ENGL 2293

All

European History

3

--

HIST 1013 or HIST 1023

All

French Language and Culture

3

--

FREN 1003

All

4

--

FREN 1003 & 1013

All

Macroeconomics

3

--

ECON 2203

All

Microeconomics

3

--

ECON 2213

All

Music Theory

3

--

MUS 1023 & 1033

All

Physics 1

3

--

PHYS 2203

All

Physics 2

3

--

PHYS 2213

All

Physics B

3

--

PHYS 2203 & 2213

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

--

PHYS 2323

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

--

PHYS 2313

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

--

SPAN 1003

All

4

--

SPAN 1003 & SPAN 1013

All

Statistics

3

--

G B 2113

All

United States Government and Politics

3

--

PSCI 2213

All

United States History

3

--

HIST 2213 or 2223

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Biology

50

4

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

5

Chemistry

50

4

College Algebra

50

3

English Literature

50

3

French I

50

6

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Pre Calculus

50

5

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

6

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Susan Brewer

Financial aid office phone : (870) 460-1050

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Other: Scholarship application

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Job Skills

Leadership

Music/Drama

ROTC

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

ROTC Programs

ROTC, Army : Offered on Campus

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$7,910.00

$7,910.00

$7,910.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$13,760.00

$13,760.00

$13,760.00

Room and board:

$7,058.00

$6,824.00

$900.00

Books and supplies:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,250.00

$2,250.00

$2,250.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,350.00

$2,484.00

$2,484.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$19,768.00

$20,668.00

$14,744.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$25,618.00

$26,518.00

$20,594.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Basketball

Available

Available

Cheerleading

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Football

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Rodeo

Available

Available

Softball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 68

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Special Requirements

Transfer must demonstrate achievement comparable to that required of students retained in residence. Transfers with less than 2.0 GPA can be admitted on conditional academic standing.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $30.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $13,760.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $7,058.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $6,824.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students