Fee Information

See the following sections below

  • General Fees
  • Program and Service Fees
  • College and Course Specific Fees
  • Teaching Equipment and Laboratory Enhancement Fees
  • Fee Adjustments
  • Students Called Into Military Service
  • Senior Citizen Tuition and Fees Waiver
  • Other General Fees

The fees below reflect those approved for the 2016-17 school year.

General Fees*

Title Description Amount**
Facilities FeeProvides support dedicated specifically to campus facilities needs, including major projects and deferred maintenance.$14.00
Media FeeThe university’s student publications, specifically the Arkansas Traveler newspaper and the Razorback yearbook, are partially funded by the media fee. Students reserving a copy are provided with a Razorback yearbook. $.84
Network Infrastructure And Data Systems FeeProvides support for the development and operation of the campus network, including electronic equipment, servers with software, and cabling. The network systems serve computer labs, academic and administrative buildings, residence halls and off-campus access facilities. Data systems will enable Web-based access to the university’s information systems for students, faculty, and staff. Also provides support for upgrades and replacement of the student information system. $10.48
Student Activity FeeEmpowers the Associated Student Government (ASG) to make funding available to over 300 Registered Student Organizations and program activities on campus to develop lasting friendships and leadership abilities and provide all students with a unique opportunity to participate in cultural social, educational, and recreational events throughout the year. $2.64
Student Health FeeCovers wellness and health promotion educational programs and healthy student behavior programs to maintain health and safety. Covers individual consultations with a certified wellness coach, consultation with a registered dietician and consultation with an orthopedic specialist from the community. Student Health Fee also covers sexual assault counseling, prevention and advocacy services. The Student Health Fee als covers several mental health services, such as 24-hour mental health emergency care, the cost for two intake assessments with a mental health clinician per semester, most group counseling sessions, case management/referral services, psychiatric nurse consultations, refill requests and outreach/advocacy.$7.25
Transit FeeHelps fund the Razorback Bus Transit System, which services the campus and neighboring community year round. $2.88
Library FeeProvides additional support for library materials acquisition$2.70

Assessed each academic semester for which the student is enrolled: fall, spring, and summer


Per Credit Hour

Program/Service Specific Fees

Some individual services at the university assess fees related to their respective service, such as the cost of administering national tests, late payments or choosing to park on campus.

Program/Service Specific Fees
The Arkansas Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship Award Fee will be assessed for undergraduate non-residents (including transfer students) and international students who enter after the summer of 2013 and who are receiving the Non-Resident Tuition Award. The fee will be 50, 70, 80 or 90 percent of the difference between the in-state and out-of-state tuition per semester as long as students are receiving the award. Non-resident and international students receiving the award prior to the 2011-12 academic year are exempt as are non-resident students who are not receiving the award. To view eligibility requirements, please view the Academic Scholarship Office website at http://scholarships.uark.edu/nrta/index.php
Autism Support Program Fee$5,000.00/semester
English Language Placement Test (ELPT)$15.00
CLEP Registration Fee$30.00
Compass Fee$45.00
Graduation fees:
• Certificate$45.00
• Baccalaureate Degree$75.00
Global Campus Fee$30.00
Global Campus Extension Fee$30.00
• Premium Online Proctored Exam Fees
° "Take It Now" Fee$8.75
° "Take It Soon" Fee$5.00
I.D. Card
• Authentication Fee (exclusively online students)$5.00
• First card (exclusively online students)$25.00
• First card $22.00
• Each replacement card $18.00
IELTS Registration Fee$230.00
Installment Payment Plan$35.00
International student (non-immigrant) application fee$50.00
International student per semester service fee (non-immigrants)$90.00
• Sponsored Student Management Fee$325.00
International Visiting Student Program Fee$250.00
Jean Tyson Child Development Study Center
• Materials per semester$38.00
• Infants/Toddlers/Pre-School per week $250.00
Late payment:
• On Sept. 30 or Feb. 28 if balance has not been paid$50.00
• Additional fee at Nov. 30, April 30, and July 31 for fall, spring, and summer, respectively, if payment has not been made$50.00
• Mandatory international student health insurance $1,836/year
Late Registration Fee – Prior to Census Day$25.00
Late Registration Fee – After Census Day$50.00
Late Test Registration Fee$20.00
New student orientation fees:
• First Year Experience (New Admits Only)$55.00
• Students (New Admits Only)$85.00
• Parents$50.00
Nursing Application Fee (M.S.N. & R.N.-B.S.N.)$45.00
Nursing Application Fee (M.S.N. and D.N.P.)$40.00
Parking Permit (per vehicle)
• Remote $65.01
• Student$96.65
• Resident Reserved$626.55
• Parking Garage Reserved$854.05
• Motorcycle$65.01
• Scooter$65.01
• Scooter Reserved$195.02
Proctoring Fee$50.00
Residence Hall nonrefundable application fee$40.00
Residual ACT$65.00
Spoken Language Placement Test (SLPT)$70.00
Study Abroad Service fee
• Per program, fall and spring$200.00
• Per program, summer$100.00
Teacher Education Application Fee$50.00
Transcript Fee - Official Copy$5.00
Miller Analogies Test (MAT)$80.00
Undergraduate application for resident admission$40.00
Undergraduate application fee for non-residents$50.00
Withdrawal from the University fee$45.00

College/Course Specific Fees

Some courses require fees that offset additional costs inherent in the course, such as lab fees, travel expenses or internship fees.

College Course Specific Fees
Interior Design FeeIDES 1034, IDES 1044, IDES 2805, IDES 2815, IDES 3805, IDES 3815, IDES 4805, IDES 4815$15.00/credit hour
Interior Design Travel Fee$100.00
International Study Fee (Architecture and Landscape Architecture Academic Plans) $5,254.00*
Expendable ARTS Supplies (all ARTS courses)$41.67/credit hour
Expendable THTR Supplies and Materials (all THTR courses)$20.00/credit hour
Fifth-year Internship Fee (M.A.T.) ARED 476V, MUED 451V, MUED 542V$100.00/semester
Computer Competency ISYS 1120$58.50/semester
Adult and Lifelong Learning Seminar FeeADLL 6173$25.00/credit hour
BSE Fourth-year Student Teaching FeeCIED 4173, CATE 406X, PHED 407V$250.00/semester
Communications Disorders Clinical FeeCDIS 528V, CDIS 5381, CDIS 5391, CDIS 4001$100/credit hour
Counseling Practicum FeeCNED 5343, CNED 6711$25.00/credit hour
Counseling Internship FeeCNED 574V, CNED 674V section 1$25.00/credit hour
Curriculum Instruction Education Internship FeeCATE 406X, CATE 5016, CIED 1013, CIED 3013, CIED 3023, CIED 3003, CIED 3001, CIED 3033, CIED 3053, CIED 3103, CIED 3113, CIED 3123, CIED 3133, CIED 3143, CIED 3262, CIED 4113, CIED 4123, CIED 4131, CIED 4133, CIED 4143, CIED 4153, CIED 4173, CIED 4363, CIED 4423, CIED 4513, CIED 4523, CIED 508V, CIED 514V, CIED 528V, EDST 3023, EDST 4013, SPED 4413, SPED 4453$20.00/credit hour
Fifth-year Internship Fee (M.A.T.)CIED 508V, CIED 514V, CIED 528V, CATE 5016$250.00/semester
First Responder Special Course FeeHLSC 3633$5.00/credit hour
HHPR Internship FeeEXSC 4903, PBHL 4043, RESM 440V$5.00/semester
Internship for Communication Disorders CDIS 578V $100.00/semester
Internship Program in Education Leadership and support for Leadership seminarsEDLE 574V, EDLE 674V$25.00/semester
Internship Supervision Liability and Background Check
• Exercise ScienceEXSC 4903$31/semester
• Public HealthPBHL 4043$31/semester
• Recreation and Sports ManagementRESM 440V$31/semester
Liability Insurance – Communication DisordersCDIS 4001$15/semester
Literacy Clinic
• Methodology FeeCIED 3113, CIED 4113, CIED 4363$15/semester
• Beginning AssessmentCIED 4123, CIED 4133, CIED 5173$20/semester
Malpractice liability insurance – Nursing, Undergraduate$15.00/semester
Nursing Advanced Skills Lab FeeNURS 5475$130.00/semester
Nursing Clinical FeeNURS 3321L, NURS 3424, NURS 3644, NURS 3752, NURS 4164, NURS 4252, NURS 4452, NURS 4613, NURS 4722$145.00/credit hour
Nursing Test Fee – First semester Junior year$132.50/semester
Nursing Test Fee – Second semester Junior year, First and Second semester senior year$132.50/semester
Off-Campus Practicum: Clinical SiteCDIS 568V$50.00/semester
Off-Campus Internship: Clinical SiteCDIS 558V$100.00/semester
Off-Campus Practicum: Public School Site CDIS 548V$50.00/semester
Outdoor Adventure Leadership FeeRESM 4023$40.00/credit hour
• Beginning CanoeingPEAC 1811$25/credit hour
• Beginning Scuba Diving PEAC 1831$155.00/credit hour
• Teaching and Leading Outdoor Recreation and Experiential ActivitiesPHED 3002$10.00/course
Student Teaching SupervisionPHED 407V$45.00/semester
Recreation and Natural ResourcesRESM 1023$20.00/course
Rehabilitation Internship and Practicum FeeRHAB 534V, RHAB 574V$75.00/semester
Special Education Lab fee, Practicum CIED 532V $25.00/credit hour
Course fee, computer aided design (CAD) competencyMEEG 2100$50.00/semester
Off-campus engineering graduate courses:
• Distance technology fee$50.00/credit hour
Operations Management:
• Distance technology fee$50.00/credit hour
Service Learning Courses
This course fee supports general programmatic needs of service learning courses including software acquisition, transcript designation, and course specific fees including background checks, liability insurance, materials and travel. Fee level varies by individual course needs. A list of service-learning courses is available at the Service Learning website: http://servicelearning.uark.edu/student-resources/courses.php
Level 1$15 per course
Level 2$30 per course
Level 3$100 per course
Level 4$300 per course

Due initial semester of enrollment and paid in semester installments.

Teaching Equipment and Laboratory Enhancement Fees

These fees provide and maintain state-of-the-art classroom equipment and instructional laboratory equipment. These fees vary, based upon the student’s college of enrollment.

During the regular fall, spring and summer academic semesters, these fees are assessed on a per credit hour basis (see chart below).

College or School Per Credit Hour Fee
Bumpers College Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences$25.20
Fay Jones School of Architecture30.30
Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences13.07
Walton College of Business23.50
College of Education and Health Professions16.62
College of Engineering33.64

Other General Fees

Checks tendered to the university are deposited immediately. The university does not accept postdated checks. Checks returned for “insufficient funds” (NSF checks) are generally presented for payment only once. Each check returned by a bank for any reason will be assessed a returned check fee. The university may, at its discretion, verify available bank funds for any checks written for payment of indebtedness before accepting a check.

The University of Arkansas reserves the right to withhold transcripts or priority registration privileges, to refuse registration, and to withhold diplomas for students or former students who have not fulfilled their financial obligations to the university. These services may also be denied students or former students who fail to comply with the rules governing the audit of student organization accounts or to return property entrusted to them.

Requests for exceptions to university’s fees, charges, and refund policies must be made in writing. Instructions for submitting requests for exceptions to the various fees, charges, and refund policies of the university may be obtained as follows:

  • For residence life and dining services fees, charges, and refund policies contact University Housing Assistant Director for Business, housing@uark.edu or (479) 575-3951.
  • For parking services fees, charges, and refund policies contact: Parking and Transit, Administrative Services Building, 155 Razorback Road, (479) 575-3507.
  • For other fees, charges, and refunds, contact the Treasurer’s Office, 214 Arkansas Union, Attention: Treasurer, (479) 575-5651.

Students receiving financial aid are strongly encouraged to have sufficient personal funds available to purchase books and to meet necessary expenses for at least one month at the start of school as some aid funds may not be available for disbursement.

Students are allowed to have automobiles at the university, although parking is quite limited. There is a parking permit and registration fee for each vehicle, varying in cost depending upon the parking option selected.