J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

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J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
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Type Public
Established 1912
Dean Todd Shields
Students 8,613 (2012)[1]
Undergraduates 7,686 (2012)[1]
Postgraduates 927 (2012)[1]
Location Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S.
36°04′07″N 94°10′34″W / 36.068681°N 94.176012°W / 36.068681; -94.176012Coordinates: 36°04′07″N 94°10′34″W / 36.068681°N 94.176012°W / 36.068681; -94.176012
Campus University of Arkansas
Affiliations University of Arkansas
Website fulbright.uark.edu
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The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is the University of Arkansas' college for students with interest in the liberal arts. It is named for former University President and United States Senator J. William Fulbright. The College has 19 different academic departments.[2] Fulbright College's Creative Writing and Translation programs rank among the top in the nation.[3]

In 2012, Fulbright College awarded the most undergraduate degrees of the eight colleges at the University of Arkansas.[4]


  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Art
  • Department of Art and Sciences
  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Department of Communication
  • Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering
  • Department of Drama
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Geosciences
  • Department of History
  • Department of Journalism
  • Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychological Science
  • Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
  • Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • University of Arkansas School of Social Work


  1. ^ a b c "Fall 2012 11th Day Enrollment Report" (PDF). University of Arkansas Office of Institutional Research. October 23, 2013. p. 3. Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences." University of Arkansas. Fulbright Home Page. Retrieved on 6-8-2008.
  3. ^ "2013 MFA Index". Poets & Writers. September–October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Degrees and Certificates Awarded by College". University of Arkansas. 2012. Retrieved September 4, 2012.