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The University of Arkansas at Monticello consists of three campus locations: the original campus in Monticello, the UAM College of Technology-Crossett, and the UAM College of Technology-McGehee. The Monticello campus offers associate, baccalaureate, and selected master's degree programs. The Crossett and McGehee locations provide technical classes leading to certificates of proficiency, technical certificates, and associate of applied science degrees. The University of Arkansas at Monticello is ideally located to serve the state's educational and technical needs and provides an excellent setting for the state's only School of Forest Resources. Included in the University's total acreage are 1,544 acres of forestland used for research, management and instruction and 300 acres devoted to agricultural teaching and research. The University of Arkansas at Monticello is a member of the University of Arkansas System, which currently consists of universities in Fayetteville, Pine Bluff, Little Rock, Monticello, and Fort Smith as well as five community colleges; the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts; and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service.
The mission the University of Arkansas at Monticello shares with all universities is the commitment to search for truth and understanding through scholastic endeavor. The University seeks to enhance and share knowledge, to preserve and promote the intellectual content of society, and to educate people for critical thought. The University provides learning experiences that enable students to synthesize knowledge, communicate effectively, use knowledge and technology with intelligence and responsibility, and act creatively within their own and other cultures. The University strives for excellence in all its endeavors. Educational opportunities encompass the liberal arts, basic and applied sciences, selected professions, and vocational/technical preparation. These opportunities are founded in a strong program of general education and are fulfilled through comtemporary disciplinary curricula, certification programs, and vocational/technical education or workforce training. The University assures opportunities in higher education for both traditional and non-traditional students and strives to provide an environment that fosters individual achievement and personal development.
The UAM Monticello campus is located three miles south of Monticello, Arkansas, adjacent to U.S. Highway 425. Monticello, the county seat of Drew County, is located approximately 100 miles southeast of Little Rock and 85 miles north of Monroe, Louisiana. The UAM College of Technology-Crossett is located 4.5 miles north of Crossett, Arkansas. The UAM College of Technology-McGehee is located within the city limits of McGehee, Arkansas.
UAM is located in the southeast region of "the Natural State." Opportunities abound for community involvement and recreation.
|Total Undergraduate Students||3,791|
|American Indian / Alaskan Native||14||<1%|
|African American / Black||1,257||33%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||1||<1%|
|Two or More Races||51||1%|
|Race/Ethnicity Not Reported||14||<1%|
|Where do UAM undergraduates call home?|
|Other US States & Territories||13%|
|How old are UAM undergraduates?|
|Percent of Undergraduates Age 25 or Older||30%|
|Test Scores of Enrolled New Freshmen|
|High School Background of Enrolled New Freshmen|
|Percent in top 25% of High School Graduating Class||<1%|
|Percent in top 50% of High School Graduating Class||<1%|
|Percent of New Freshmen who submitted HS GPA||<1%|
|Average High School GPA (4-point scale)||0.00|
|Percent who submitted High School GPA||<1%|
The cost to attend University of Arkansas at Monticello varies based on the individual circumstances of students and may be reduced through grants and scholarships.
NOTE: Students may receive aid from more than one source.
|Students per Faculty||17 to 1|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 30 students||83%|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students||96%|
|Total Full-Time Instructional Faculty||154|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Female||50%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Persons of Color||9%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Have the Highest Academic Degree Offered in Their Field of Study||45%|
46% of new freshmen live in campus-based housing or residence halls.
18% of all undergraduates live on campus
The Department of Public Safety helps provide an environment conducive to the educational pursuits of the University. The department provides parking and traffic control, criminal investigation, information, and gun storage among other services. The Department of Public Safety may be reached 24 hours a day at 460-1000.
The Carnegie Classification's were created "to reference the great diversity of colleges and universities in the United States, and ... enable [people] to identify groups of roughly comparable institutions." For information on the Carnegie Classifications system, please visit their website: http://classifications.carnegiefoundation.org/
Students evaluate each instructor and course near the end of each semester. That information is presented for review and consultation to the Dean of each academic unit, and to the faculty member once the semester ends. The Office of Financial Aid also surveys students; contact the Office of Financial Aid for more information.
Institutions participating in the VSA program measure student involvement on campus using one of four national surveys. Results from the one survey are reported for a common set of questions selected as part of VSA. Following are the selected results from the College Student Experiences Questionnaire (CSEQ). The questions have been grouped together in categories that are known to contribute to student learning and development. The results reported below are based on the responses of seniors who participated in the survey.
|Degrees awarded at University of Arkansas at Monticello in 2010-11|
|Areas of Study with the largest number of bachelor's degrees awarded in 2010-11|
|Business Administration and Management, General||15%|
|Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General||10%|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||10%|
|Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations||6%|
First-time students in Fall 2010 that returned for their second year: 41%
Annually, each academic unit submits an Assessment Report to the Provost and Council on Assessment of Student Academic Achievement (CASAA) Committee. Reports are reviewed by the committee and minutes are available to the public.
Assessment of student learning outcomes is completed independently by each academic unit. The URL above links to the assessment webpage.