Best Engineering Schools in Arkansas

By | April 29, 2018

This article features top engineering colleges in Arkansas that offer master and doctoral degrees in the fields of biological engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, etc. Please be informed that each school receives national wide rank as the ranking compares all engineering schools in the United States. Some important ranking factors include average GRE scores, alumni surveys, current student interviews, institutional research publications, and peer college assessment. In the following list of best engineering schools in the state of Arkansas, you can see tuition cost for both in-state and out-of-state students, acceptable rates and admissions statistics for each top ranked engineering college.

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Best Engineering Schools in Arkansas

National Ranking Arkansas Top Engineering Programs
112 University of Arkansas–Fayetteville (Fayetteville, AR)
Overall acceptance rate: 38.5%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 749
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $335 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $793 per credit
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 387
Research expenditures per faculty member: $201,017
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $20,905,853
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 2.0%University of Arkansas--Fayetteville Engineering School

September in U.S. History

September 21

1897 The New York newspaper The Sun published the famous editorial “Yes, Virginia, there is Santa Claus!” (Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus).

1981 First female member of the US Supreme Court: Senate approves President Ronald Reagan’s nomination of Sandra O’Connor.

September 22nd

1711 The ” Tuscarora War ” began in North Carolina.

1862 US President Abraham Lincoln issued an executive order known as the Emancipation Proclamation.

1953 The world’s first four-level vehicular interchange was opened in Los Angeles, California.

1994 The first episode of Friends aired.

23 September

1806 The Lewis and Clark Expedition, having explored the US Northwest for two years, returned to St. Louis, Missouri.

1845 The first baseball team was founded in New York: the New York Knickerbockers.

1959 During a visit to the USA N.S. Khrushchev visited the Roswell Garst corn farm in Iowa.

September 24

1789 The US Congress passed a law that formed the US federal judiciary.

1890 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), under threat of persecution by the US federal government, formally abandoned the doctrine of plural marriage.

1906 ” Devil’s Tower ” (Devil’s Tower) in Wyoming became the first US National Monument.

1957 US President Dwight Eisenhower sent paratroopers to Arkansas to guard the Little Rock Nine.

1964 Commission, chaired by Earl Warren, presented to US President Lyndon Johnson a report on the results of the investigation into the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

2019 Speaker of the House of Representatives of the US Congress Nancy Pelosi announced the start of the impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump.

September 25

1789 The US Congress approved amendments to the US Constitution, which became known as the “Bill of Rights”.

1890 Sequoia National Park was created in California.

1911 Construction begins on Fenway Park, the oldest stadium in Major League Baseball, in Boston.

1957 “Little Rock Nine”: Black students in Arkansas went to a “white” school for the first time, guarded by soldiers.

September 26

1960 The first televised debate between presidential candidates Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy took place in Chicago .

September 27

1941 “Freedom Fleet Day”: The transport ship SS Patrick Henry was launched in Baltimore, Maryland, the first of the famous Liberty series that played a huge role in transportation during World War II.

1998 “Birthday” of the Google search engine .

September 28

1542 Spanish expedition led by Juan Cabrillo landed in the San Diego region of California.

1781 The ” Battle of Yorktown ” began in Virginia, the last major battle of the American Revolutionary War.

2008 First successful launch of the Falcon 1 spacecraft, built by private company SpaceX.

September 29

1907 In the presence of US President Theodore Roosevelt, construction began on the Washington National Cathedral.

1966 The Chevrolet Camaro, one of America’s most famous automobiles, went on sale.

September 30th

1882 The world’s first commercial hydroelectric power plant begins operating in Wisconsin .

1927 Baseball legend Babe Ruth hits his 60th home run of the season at Yankee Stadium in New York, setting a 34-year Major League Baseball record.

1935 US President Franklin Roosevelt held a grand opening ceremony for the Hoover Dam.