University Of Arkansas At Monticello

University Of Arkansas At Monticello

University of Arkansas at Monticello, also known as UAM, is a public, four-year institution located in Monticello, United States. It was founded in the year 1909 as the Fourth District Agricultural School. It is part of the University of Arkansas system. The university offers associate and bachelor degrees in diverse areas of study. It also provides vocational and technical education. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • UAM School of Arts and Humanities
  • UAM School of Business
  • UAM School of Education
  • UAM School of Forest Resources
  • UAM School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • UAM School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

University of Arkansas sponsors both men's and women's sports teams. They are nicknamed the Bollweevils. Students participate in sports such as badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, football, golf, volleyball, and table tennis. The university is a member of the Gulf South Conference.

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Contacting UA Monticello

University of Arkansas at Monticello
Highway 425 South
Monticello , AR 71656
General Phone: (870) 367-6811

UA Monticello Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts279English, speech and rhetoric, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services, political science, history
Nursing and Emergency Medicine109EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Business and Management96business management, accounting, MIS
Education and Teaching85educational administration, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, teacher ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching, physical education teaching
Engineering Technician40electromechanical tech, electromechanical instrument tech, surveying tech, computer systems tech
Family and Social Work39child development, child care management, social work
Science23biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry
Conservation and Resource Management21forestry, forest management, wood science, wildlife management
Office and Administration17administrative assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy17health and physical education
Agricultural Science and Management14agricultural operations
Production Trades14welding
Mechanics and Repair13industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Therapy and Counseling11psychology
Hospitality10hospitality management
Security and Law Enforcement8criminal justice and safety
Art Studies3art studies

Number of programs and degrees for UA Monticello in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree29427
Master's degree564
Associate's degree2596
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years10511
Award of less than 1 academic year945

UA Monticello Student Body

In 2007-2008, UA Monticello had a total enrollment of 3,187 students (2,723 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 93%
Graduate 7%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 32%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 26%
20-21 19%
22-24 16%
25-29 11%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


UA Monticello Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 32 %

UA Monticello Room and Board (2007)

UA Monticello offers campus housing for 800 of its 2,723 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Monticello, Arkansas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Arkansas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

UA Monticello Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,770
Room and board $ 3,855
Room charge $ 1,500
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,370
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 3,600

Financial Aid:
UA Monticello participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 108500)

UA Monticello Faculty

UA Monticello has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2114
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2538

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year6$95,2370*
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year5$63,9221*
Instructorcalendar year5$43,5222*
No academic rankcalendar year6$42,77017$41,094
All faculty totalcalendar year24$62,91520$43,270

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year15$57,9332*
Associate professoracademic year12$54,75412$57,202
Assistant professoracademic year18$43,72214$42,679
Instructoracademic year9$38,69216$40,112
No academic rankacademic year0*4$37,898
All faculty totalacademic year54$49,28348$45,802

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UA Monticello Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Gulf South Conference
Basketball Gulf South Conference
Baseball Gulf South Conference
Track Gulf South Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports32326

UA Monticello Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forestry, General
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology

Education And Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Social Work

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology


Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets UA Monticello Apart:

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% of degrees in education and teaching
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% of degrees in conservation and resource management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 18%UA Monticello % of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 18%UA Monticello Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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