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Location | Russellville
Population | 29,583
Enrollment | 9,687
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment

Term Dates
Fall | 08/17-12/06
Spring | 01/09-05/02

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

About This Campus

Arkansas Tech University (ATU) is a comprehensive public higher education institution that is committed to teaching and learning supported by scholarship and service. ATU is regionally accredited as an institution through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) with many individual programs accredited through appropriate professional organizations. Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech University is rich in history and is now one of the fastest growing universities in the state.The campus is located on an attractive 559 acres in a rural setting. 16 residence halls are within easy walking distance to any of the classrooms. ATU offers over 120 graduate and undergraduate programs of study as well as over 15 certificate programs. Programs that may have special appeal for exchange students are fisheries and wildlife science, emergency management, game design and nuclear physics.

Location Information

Arkansas Tech University is located in Russellville, Arkansas, in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley. The nickname for Arkansas is the Natural State, and the state is well known for its natural scenic beauty, clear lakes and streams, and abundant wildlife. Russellville is a growing city located at the crossroads of Interstate 40 and Scenic Highway 7, and has a population of 29,583. The city of Russellville offers many outdoor activities, parks, soccer, softball and baseball complexes.

Helpful Information

Arkansas Tech University provides a campus small enough for individual attention, yet large enough for a quality education. The natural surroundings of ATU offer a place to explore and enjoy the great outdoors. ATU’s Outdoor Recreation Office hosts regular trips to the local sites for hiking, camping and climbing and offers free outdoor equipment that students can check out.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Home Payment |Open
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Home Payment |Open
Understand Chances of Placement


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Notable Academic Programs

  • Computer Network Security

Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Education... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500.00 paper or 61.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 5.50
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Home Pay
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home Payment Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/15/24

Finances Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18 ($336.31 per additional hour)

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $100 Year Home Mandatory
Parking Fee $45 Year Home Optional
P.O. Box Fee $15 Semester Home Mandatory
Late Registration Fee $25 Year Home Mandatory
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/15/24

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Notes About Housing
Please see https://www.atu.edu/reslife/index.php for details.

Meal Plans

Notes About Meal Plans
Please see https://www.atu.edu/foodservice/mealplan.php for more information on meal plans.


Figures per Semester are current as of 05/15/24

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $708 per semester.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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