Departments across the University of Arkansas and in our own Fulbright College are celebrating the observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which lasts from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 each year, and honors the history, heritage, and accomplishments of Hispanic and Latino Americans of past and present.This year will mark the 31st anniversary of the ADA and in October, the U of A will observe Disability Awareness Month. We are proud to reaffirm our commitment to supporting efforts to fully implement the Americans with Disabilities Act and ensure the same principles of barrier-free access that exist on campus also extend to digital environments.Samantha Robinson, teaching assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, has been named director of the new Data Science Program at the U of A for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.  Robinson was also recognized on a national level for making significant contributions to the success of undergraduate students in statistics. The National Science Foundation awarded Nagayasu Nakanishi, assistant professor of biological sciences at the U of A, with a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development award to support his research into how the nervous system emerged and diversified almost 600 million years ago.Lawrence Panther will be teaching the Cherokee language at the U of A this fall. “This is a historic moment for the Indigenous Studies Program and the U of A, reminding all of the Cherokee and Indigenous presence in Arkansas,” said Sean Teuton, a Cherokee Nation citizen and scholar, and the director of the Indigenous Studies Program.	Located in the heart of south Fayetteville, the Windgate Art and Design District is already well on its way to becoming a central hub for student and faculty artists and designers at the U of A and beyond.


For everyone’s safety, many faculty and staff members are continuing to work remotely. We are still available to assist you during our normal office hours, and recommend reaching out via email to get in touch.

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Please note: Guidance from the CDC, Arkansas Department of Health and university may change rapidly given the fluidity of the situation.


The Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences enriches lives by promoting discovery, diversity, and inclusion, facilitating transformational experiences, and fostering peace through education.


  • A Culture of Inclusion and Respect
  • Academic Freedom
  • All Individuals and Diverse Perspectives
  • Discovery, Research, Creativity and Innovation
  • Diversity, Civility and Cultural Competence
  • Education, Access and Equity
  • Educational and Lived Experiences
  • International Collaboration
  • Teaching and Service
  • Transparency

At A Glance

at the U of A

3 Schools
16 Academic Departments
43 Academic Programs & Research Centers

Disciplines in the College fall within four categories


Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students



In 2019, Fulbright College awarded 1,816 degrees.

In 2019, the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards recognized nearly 400 U of A students and alumni who received awards at the state, national and international levels during the 2018-2019 academic year — 144 of those awards were from Fulbright College!


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In 2019, Fulbright College awarded 1,515 scholarships totaling more than $3.8 million.

In 2019, Fulbright College’s online bachelor’s degrees were rated No. 18 among 348 national institutions.
- U.S. NEWS & World Report

In 2019, Fulbright College generated over 360,000 student semester credit hours.

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Fulbright College students account for 34% of the Honors College

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Acceptance rate for Fulbright College Medical School Applicants

Fulbright college students comprise nearly half of the university's total study abroad population.

Fulbright REVIEW

Did you know we have a blog?

Check out the Fulbright REVIEW, the official blog of the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences here at the University of Arkansas.

The blog, formerly our semi-annual digital magazine, is your one-stop spot to go behind the scenes and meet some of the students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends who make up our Fulbright Family – stay connected to the college and those who are its heart and soul.

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