Preliminary enrollment figures at the University of Arkansas show the flagship campus now has a total of 25,365 students, Chancellor G. David Gearhart announced at a news conference Friday morning, Aug. 30. The increase reflects a growth in the number of both undergraduate and graduate students, but it also shows a steady improvement in both academic quality and diversity.
“This is a great time to be attending the University of Arkansas,” the chancellor said. “We have grown bigger, better, smarter and more diverse than ever before. Our reputation as a high-quality, nationally prestigious university is attracting outstanding students throughout Arkansas, across the United States, and all around the world. At the same time we have firmly established ourselves as the school of choice in Arkansas.” Read More