Spring International Language Center at the University of Arkansas, in partnership with World Learning and the U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network, is pleased to offer 3-week EducationUSA Academy programs.
The University of Arkansas
Home of Senator J. William Fulbright, founder of the Fulbright Scholarship Program, the University of Arkansas is a four-year comprehensive university located in the northwest corner of Arkansas. The University provides an internationally competitive education for its approximately 26,300 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. Over 1500 international students from 114 countries pursue degrees that cover 75 major areas of study.
The University contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities.
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring. In addition, academic, service, and other community clubs and organizations ensure that students from all backgrounds can become involved in campus life.
The City of
Fayetteville is a delightful college town located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. It has a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. The cost of living is moderate and the current sustained growth of the region allows for many comforts and conveniences of a much larger city without the crime, traffic or pollution. Arts, music and theater are abundant in the area. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art offers a world-class museum and extensive nature trails for walking and biking. Situated in the Ozark National Forest, and near the Buffalo National River, the area also provides ample opportunity for students to experience all the great beauty that the Natural State has to offer. A network of ever-expanding bicycle trails crisscross the city as the area grows to become more bicycle-friendly. Free bus transportation around campus and in the community make getting around town easy and convenient. Fayetteville, Arkansas is a great place to live and to study and is one of the top college towns in the United States.