Which Arkansas schools receive the most state student aid?


University of Arkansas, University of Central Arkansas and Arkansas State University-Main Campus reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Arkansas schools, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Arkansas recipients of state student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville
27,778
2,089
$4,892,785
$2,342
2
University of Central Arkansas
Conway
11,177
1,377
$2,058,076
$1,495
3
Arkansas State University-Main Campus
Jonesboro
13,709
1,041
$1,444,917
$1,388
4
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville
12,101
1,115
$1,275,283
$1,144
5
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Smith
6,557
585
$624,042
$1,067
6
Hendrix College
Conway
1,208
187
$547,500
$2,928
7
University of Arkansas at Monticello
Monticello
3,111
295
$533,171
$1,807
8
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Magnolia
4,472
458
$528,540
$1,154
9
Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia
1,660
275
$497,000
$1,807
10
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Rock
10,515
413
$445,237
$1,078

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Arkansas State University-Main Campus Arkansas Tech University Hendrix College Ouachita Baptist University Southern Arkansas University Main Campus University of Arkansas University of Arkansas at Little Rock University of Arkansas at Monticello University of Arkansas-Fort Smith University of Central Arkansas

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