University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Sam M. Walton College of Business

By | January 14, 2023

Noted as one of the leading business schools in the state, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Sam M. Walton College of Business has distinguished itself with reputable career service, high average starting salary and rigorous academic curriculums. On this page specified for University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Sam M. Walton College of Business, you can also find its complete admissions application information, such as average GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA ranges, average professional experience and acceptance rates for part-time, full-time and executive degree programs offered by University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Sam M. Walton College of Business. According to AbbreviationFinder, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is abbreviated as UAF.

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Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2022)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) April 1
Application deadline (international students) April 1
Application fee $40

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate (full-time) 50.5%
Average age of new entrants 25
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time) 3.39
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.66-3.91
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 34
Average GMAT score (full-time) 654
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 600-700
Entrants providing GMAT scores 25
Students with prior work experience 26
Average work experience (months) 46

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Applicants (part-time) N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants N/A
Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GMAT score N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing GMAT scores N/A
Students with prior work experience N/A
Average work experience (months) N/A

Admissions & Enrollment (Executive Degree Program)

Acceptance rate 62.5%
Average age of new entrants 31
Average undergraduate GPA 3.36
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 3.13 – 3.85
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 66
Average GMAT score 577
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 480 – 650
Entrants providing GMAT scores 20
Students with prior work experience 66
Average work experience (months) 104

GRE Scores

GRE accepted for admissions Yes
Percentage of fall 2013 entering class that submitted GRE scores 12%
GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT Yes

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test
Mean TOEFL of entering students 99 internet-based test
Median TOEFL of entering students 97 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

Full-time program
Admissions decisions are made on the basis of the applicant’s total package including GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA, essays, post-baccalaureate work experience, and letters of recommendation. Top applicants will be asked to interview as well.
Executive program
Admissions decisions are made on the basis of the applicant’s total package including GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA, essays, post-baccalaureate work experience, and letters of recommendation. A GMAT waiver may be granted based on type and length of experience. Some applicants may be asked to or may request to interview as well.
Part-time program N/A
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Marion Dunagan
Full-time program phone (479) 575-2851
Full-time program email [email protected]
Full-time program website http:/​/​gsb.​uark.​edu
Executive program phone (479) 575-2851
Executive program email [email protected]
Executive program website http:/​/​gsb.​uark.​edu
Part-time program phone N/A
Part-time program email N/A
Part-time program website N/A
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program email N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A

* Business School Admissions details based on 2022 data

Business School Career and Salary

Class of 2022

Full-time graduates 37
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 25
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 88.0%
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 92.0%

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 20
Low base salary $45,000
Average base salary $64,664
High base salary $83,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $45,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $65,053
High base salary: U.S citizens $83,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $47,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $55,000
High base salary: Foreign nationals $63,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 4
Low signing bonus $5,000
Average signing bonus $6,375
High signing bonus $8,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $6,375
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $8,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 0
Low other compensation $0
Average other compensation $0
High other compensation $0

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $0
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $0
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $0

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $0
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $0
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $0

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.

Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 7
Marketing/sales low salary $62,000
Marketing/sales average salary $66,607
Marketing/sales high salary $72,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 2
Operations/production low salary $65,000
Operations/production average salary $68,500
Operations/production high salary $72,000
Number reporting general management jobs 0
General management low salary $0
General management average salary $0
General management high salary $0
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 2
Finance/accounting low salary $48,000
Finance/accounting average salary $58,600
Finance/accounting high salary $69,200
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 0
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $0
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $0
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $0
Number reporting consulting jobs 0
Consulting low salary $0
Consulting average salary $0
Consulting high salary $0
Number reporting human resources jobs 0
Human resources low salary $0
Human resources average salary $0
Human resources high salary $0
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 10
Other occupations low salary $45,000
Other occupations average salary $64,111
Other occupations high salary $83,000

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.

Number reporting government jobs 0
Government low salary $0
Government average salary $0
Government high salary $0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 1
Manufacturing low salary $72,000
Manufacturing average salary $72,000
Manufacturing high salary $72,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 1
Non-profit low salary $60,000
Non-profit average salary $60,000
Non-profit high salary $60,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.

Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 0
Northeast low salary $0
Northeast average salary $0
Northeast high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 0
Middle Atlantic low salary $0
Middle Atlantic average salary $0
Middle Atlantic high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 17
South low salary $47,000
South average salary $63,985
South high salary $83,000
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 2
Midwest low salary $45,000
Midwest average salary $60,000
Midwest high salary $75,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 1
Southwest low salary $79,000
Southwest average salary $79,000
Southwest high salary $79,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 0
West low salary $0
West average salary $0
West high salary $0
Number reporting jobs located internationally 0
International low salary $0
International average salary $0
International high salary $0

* Business School Career and Salary details based on 2022 data