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Arkansas Tech University Graduate School Report

Want the scoop on Arkansas Tech University Graduate School? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what degree programs ATU offers, if the school is ranked, how diverse it is, and much more. You can jump to any section of this page using the following list.

Arkansas Tech University Graduate School Rankings

#736 Master's Degree School in U.S.

College Factual began publishing its yearly rankings to help students identify graduate schools that put a high emphasis on educational quality as well as helping students succeed. Our methodology places a high weight on things such as post-graduation wages, time to graduate, and student-per-faculty ratio. Post-graduation debt, faculty and staff diversity, and other factors are also taken into account.

Best Master’s Degree Schools Ranking

Arkansas Tech University came in at #736 out of the 782 colleges and universities that were ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S. ranking.

In addition, ATU took the #7 spot for Best Master's Degree Schools in Arkansas.


Arkansas Tech University Graduate Student Diversity

814 Graduate Students
68.4% Women
17.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Arkansas Tech University was the school of choice for 814 graduate students in the last year for which we have data. In order to come up with a feel for how diverse the school is, College Factual analyzed the demographics of these students. Keep reading to learn more.

ATU Graduate Student Male-Female Ratio

The total graduate student population at ATU is made up of 68.4% women and 31.6% men. Note that these percentages may differ for certain degree programs.


ATU Graduate Student Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minorities* make up 17.4% of the graduate student population at ATU. The school attracts students from outside the U.S., too. Around 4.7% of graduate students hail from another country. For more details on graduate school diversity at the school, check out the chart below. If you click on it, you'll be taken to a page with more details.


ATU Graduate School Cost of Attendance

$6,737 Avg Tuition & Fees (In-State)
$26,733 Avg Student Debt (Master's)
If you're a part-time graduate student at Arkansas Tech University coming from out of state, expect to pay an average of $584 per credit hour. In-state grad students pay a discounted rate of $292.

The average tuition and fees for graduate students is shown below.

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $5,256 $10,512
Fees $1,481 $1,481

ATU Grad School Student Debt

If you're considering ATU for your graduate studies, you may be more interested in learning about how much student debt you may have to take on. It can be tough to enter your post-graduate career overburdened with debt that may take up to 10 years to pay back.

Master’s Degree Debt

After receiving a master's degree from ATU, graduates have accumulated an average of $26,733 in student debt. That's 38% lower than the national average of $43,194. To repay such a loan, you're looking at an average monthly payment of $311 over a 10-year repayment period.


Average Salary of ATU Grads with Master’s or Doctorate

$45,250 Avg Salary (Master's)

Master’s Degree Average Earnings

After obtaining their master's degree from ATU, graduates go on to jobs earning an average starting salary of $45,250. That's about 20% lower than the countrywide average of $56,398 for all master's degree holders.


Location of Arkansas Tech University Graduate School

Arkansas Tech University is a public institution situated in Russellville, Arkansas. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Russellville draws many to the area.

Get more details about the location of Arkansas Tech University.


Contact details for ATU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, AR 72801-2222
Phone: 844-804-2628

Online Learning for ATU Grad Students

81.4% Took At Least One Online Class
69.0% Took All Classes Online

In 2018-2019, 81.4% of the graduate students at Arkansas Tech University took at least one class online. For that same period, 69.0% of grad students took all of their classes online.


Arkansas Tech University Master’s Degree Programs

The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2018-2019.

Master’s Degree Program Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 2
Computer Information Systems 7
Educational Administration 15
Electrical Engineering 5
General Education 7
General English Literature 7
General Psychology 2
Health & Medical Administrative Services 8
Health & Physical Education 10
History 4
Homeland Security 10
Instructional Media Design 33
Liberal Arts General Studies 4
Mechanical Engineering 4
Nursing 4
Other Education 16
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 5
Sociology 1
Special Education 13
Student Counseling 68
Teaching English or French 66
Wildlife Management 3

Arkansas Tech University Doctorate Degree Programs

Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2018-2019 are shown here.

Doctorate Degree Program Annual Graduates
Educational Administration 21

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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