About Arkansas Tech University

Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech University is rich in history and is one of the fastest growing universities in the state. Tech is a great university in a great location. For more quick facts on Tech, check out Tech By The Numbers or take a campus tour and you will see that we offer world-class instruction, outstanding facilities, and a student-first focus at a great value.

Vision Statement

(adopted October 19, 2016)

Arkansas Tech University: where students succeed, innovation thrives, and communities flourish.


Our Mission

(adopted October 19, 2016)

Arkansas Tech University is dedicated to student success, access, and excellence as a responsive campus community providing opportunities for progressive intellectual development and civic engagement. Embracing and expanding upon its technological traditions, Tech inspires and empowers members of the community to achieve their goals while striving for the betterment of Arkansas, the nation, and the world.


Diversity Statement

The vision for inclusive excellence at Arkansas Tech University is to be the premier institution of higher learning in Arkansas with regard to diversity and inclusion, known for our excellence in providing a welcoming environment for all communities and cultures, developing programs of support for those in disenfranchised and marginalized communities, and creating a campus culture that exposes the entire community to the full spectrum of multiculturalism.