University of Arkansas
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The University of Arkansas offers students the quintessential college experience: football, frats, and a thriving party scene in a quaint Southern college town where life revolves around the university.
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- Full name: University of Arkansas
- Location: Fayetteville
- Founded: 1871
- Tuition: $7,818
- Setting: Urban
- Public/Private: Public
- Selectivity: Selective
- % Applications Admitted: 63%
- Undergraduates: 21,009
- Graduates: 4,332
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This public, research university is hunkered down in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on the outskirts of the Boston Mountains and deep in the Ozarks. Don't let the remoteness fool you; the University of Arkansas offers students the quintessential college experience: football, frats, and a thriving party scene in a quaint Southern college town where life revolves around the university.
But while the university may have earned a reputation as a party school because of its thriving Greek scene, undergrads must find ways to balance their studies
and social activities or risk being thrown out of the Greek organizations on campus and/or lose their scholarships.
Razorback pride dominates the area. As the largest university in Arkansas, UA is the state's pride and joy. The 76,000 capacity football stadium is regularly filled on game days, and the party is so all encompassing that, On football game days the town of Fayetteville almost shuts down, according to Kristin, a Biology major. But why would you do anything else on a game day? The party's at Reynolds Razorback Stadium!
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