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UAM Transfer Student Enrollment Sees Significant Increase, Scholarships Still Available

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) has announced that transfer student enrollment for fall 2022 is trending higher than last fall. Data currently indicates a 66% increase in transfer students enrolled for the fall 2022 semester as compared to this time last year.

“The increase in transfer students is an exciting trend,” said Dr. Peggy Doss, chancellor of UAM. “It highlights the success of our outreach efforts and confirms what we proudly know about our university: UAM is a model higher education institution with two colleges of technology in Southeast Arkansas and is very affordable. Our outstanding faculty and staff look forward to welcoming students to our beautiful campus this fall.”

According to U.S. News & World Report data for 2021-2022, the undergraduate in-state tuition at UAM is approximately 21% below the national average among public colleges and universities. 

In 2021, UAM distributed over $17 million in need-based aid and 96% of first-year students received some form of financial aid. The university offers institutional scholarships up to $12,000 per year and annually awards an average of 1,400 private scholarships.

UAM is an open admission university and is currently enrolling students for the fall 2022 semester. Scholarships are still available, and classes begin on Wednesday, August 17.

For additional information regarding enrollment and scholarship opportunities, contact the UAM Office of Admission at admissionsoffice@uamont.edu or 870-460-1026.

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