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University of Arkansas at Monticello Overview

University of Arkansas at Monticello is a public institution located in Monticello, Arkansas. Monticello is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is University of Arkansas at Monticello Known For?

1,344 Undergraduate Awards
$19,378 Avg Cost After Aid
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UAM.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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University of Arkansas at Monticello Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UAM.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Engineering-Related Technologies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Electromechanical Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Electromechanical Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value General Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Arkansas at Monticello?

Location of University of Arkansas at Monticello

Contact details for UAM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Highway 425 South, Monticello, AR 71656
Phone: 870-367-6811
Website: www.uamont.edu/

How Do I Get Into UAM?

You can apply to UAM online at: https://uamonticello.formstack.com/forms/admissions_application

Since University of Arkansas at Monticello has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford University of Arkansas at Monticello?

$19,378 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
14.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UAM is $19,378. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UAM, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $5,051 a year. That adds up to $20,204 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UAM is 14.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

University of Arkansas at Monticello Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,780 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,524 undergraduate students at UAM, with 1,780 being full-time and 744 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UAM

There are also 331 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,780 full-time undergraduates at UAM, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UAM

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Arkansas at Monticello students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UAM Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 454
Hispanic or Latino 59
White 1,110
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 136

Geographic Diversity

Arkansas students aren't the only ones who study at University of Arkansas at Monticello. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 10 countries are represented at UAM. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Brazil, and France.

Online Learning at University of Arkansas at Monticello

368 Took All Classes Online
1,330 Took At Least One Class Online
-6.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at UAM. In 2017-2018, 1,330 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UAM has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 8th most popular in Arkansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UAM

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Arkansas at Monticello was -6.1%. This is the #2,512 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UAM regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UAM majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 4%
Educational Administration 20%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 17%
Liberal Arts General Studies 17%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UAM ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UAM.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Writing Studies #66
Health & Physical Education #113
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #130
English Language & Literature #131
Educational Administration #280
Teacher Education Grade Specific #327

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Arkansas at Monticello Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 231 0 91 0 322
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 124 0 19 0 0 143
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 106 0 11 0 117
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 8 100 108
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 47 33 6 0 0 86
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 79 0 0 79
Precision Metal Working 54 0 17 0 0 71
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 23 0 28 0 51
Human Development & Family Studies 20 0 23 0 0 43
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 29 10 39
General Education 0 0 0 37 0 37
Business Administration & Management 0 11 0 18 0 29
Nursing 0 7 0 20 0 27
Music 0 0 0 16 9 25
General Biology 0 0 0 22 0 22
Management Information Systems 0 0 1 21 0 22
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 0 22 0 22
Health & Medical Administrative Services 9 0 11 0 0 20
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 7 0 13 0 0 20
Industrial Production Technology 1 6 11 0 0 18
Forestry 0 0 0 11 6 17
General Psychology 0 0 0 17 0 17
Allied Health Professions 9 0 7 0 0 16
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 13 0 13
Chemistry 0 0 0 11 0 11
Other Education 0 0 0 10 0 10
General English Literature 0 0 0 10 0 10
Accounting 0 0 0 9 0 9
Business Support & Assistant Services 5 0 4 0 0 9
Hospitality Management 5 0 3 0 0 8
History 0 0 0 8 0 8
Ground Transportation 8 0 0 0 0 8
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 6 0 6
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 5 5
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 5 0 5
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 5 5
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 5 0 5
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 5 0 5
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 3 0 3
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 3 0 3
Mathematics 0 0 0 3 0 3
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 1 0 1
Social Work 0 0 0 1 0 1
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 289 417 194 444 135 1,479

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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