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Tech 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.




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Engineering and STEM | Bachelor's Degree

Arkansas Tech University is a leader in STEM education in the Natural State. We offer nationally-accredited programs in emergency management, business data analytics, nursing and mechanical and electrical engineering. Newer STEM programs include an electrical engineering biomedical option and degrees in cybersecurity.

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University News

  • Hands-On Experience Defines One Final Exam

    A semester filled with learning and real-world experience for 15 hospitality administration students concluded on Monday, Dec. 11, with perhaps the most competitive — and almost certainly the most fun — final examination of fall 2017 at Arkansas Tech University. Cass Capen-Housley’s food preparation class divided into five three-person teams for a cooking competition in […]

  • Wonder Boys, Warriors Meet for 146th Time

    A men’s basketball series that is more than a century old will resume on Wednesday, Dec. 13, when Arkansas Tech University welcomes Hendrix College to Tucker Coliseum in Russellville for a non-conference contest. The third game in the recorded history of Arkansas Tech men’s basketball was a 26-24 win over Hendrix College during the 1914-15 […]

  • Mrs. Shirley: A Final Exams Tradition at ATU

    It’s the fourth and final morning of final examinations for the fall 2017 semester at Arkansas Tech University. Faculty and students are pushing to reach the finish line in anticipation of the holiday break, a respite that is finally within reach. These are the moments when we all need someone to provide us with a […]

  • Jerry Cares Program Honored by NaBITA

    Arkansas Tech University has received a national award recognizing its Jerry Cares program. Amy Pennington, ATU dean of students (photographed, left) and Will Cooper, ATU assistant dean for student conduct (photographed, right), accepted the 2017 National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) Best Practices/Institutional Impact Award on behalf of the university. The award was presented by […]

  • ATU to Celebrate Fall 2017 Graduates

    Arkansas Tech University will confer approximately 900 degrees and other academic credentials during fall 2017 commencement ceremonies at John E. Tucker Coliseum in Russellville this weekend. Students earning degrees from the Arkansas Tech Graduate College will participate in a 7 p.m. ceremony on Friday, Dec. 15. The 10 a.m. ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16, will […]