ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY

United States, Arkansas

Established in the year 1909, Arkansas Tech University is a public institution located in Russellville in Arkansas in America. The college offers programs at the bachelor, master, and doctorate levels in a varied range of subjects such as agriculture, behavioral science, computer and information science, engineering, music, business administration, liberal arts, and much more. The university was initially started as an agricultural school later gained the Tech University tag in 1976. With a student-to-teacher ratio of 18:1, the college ensures that each of its 12,000 students gets the attention of a small college as well as the amenities of a big school. There are over 500 teachers as either full-time or part-time faculty members, and over 77% of them have a doctorate or terminal degree. The students are encouraged to pursue research and make use of the laboratories.

Campus Life

Home to more than 10,000 students from different countries, Arkansas Tech University has campuses in Russellville and Ozark. The university reflects the local work hard, play hard attitude. The campus has 2000 trees with hammocks tied, and over 150 miles of trails and waterways, and 1500 annual events that keep the environment full of life. The students can choose from over 172 student clubs and organizations along with student events such as movie screenings, concerts, and lectures from established and reputed professionals. There are 15 residential options available, which even offer different meal plans to the students. Students are encouraged to use the sports facilities to keep fit.

Noted Alumni

The strong alumni association of the university ensures, constant communication between the students and the graduates so that both can be benefitted. Some notable alumni names include Leon L. Doc Bryan, who is a U.S Navy veteran; Steve Womack, who is an American Politician; Andrea Lea, who is the auditor of the state of Arkansas; and Ed Meador who is a former football player among many others.