Life in Fayetteville | Off-Campus Resources

Life in Fayetteville

The University of Arakansas is located in Fayetteville, a beautiful community nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. With over 80,600 inhabitants, Fayetteville is known for its rich natural beauty, healthful climate, clean air, low cost of living, and low crime rate.

While the area maintains its rural atmosphere with the accompanying natural beauty and unhurried lifestyle, the town of Fayetteville and the nearby communities offer the same conveniences found in more urban settings.  

Upon arrival, students will see why Fayetteville has been ranked by numerous national surveys as one of the top 10 places in the United States to live.
Ranked as the leading metropolitan area for job growth, Fayetteville, Springdale and Rogers are ideal cities for graduates, emerging professionals, people seeking career changes and entrepreneurs.  

The cradle of industry giants like Wal-Mart, J.B. Hunt, Superior Industries and Tyson Foods as well as the base for the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Northwest Arkansas promises many employment possibilities and potential for economic prosperity.

Fayetteville offers a stable business climate for those seeking to invest in small business ventures, individuals on the corporate track and people looking for general employment.

Community Publications and Events: 

College Town Profile

City of Fayetteville

Northwest Arkansas

Fayetteville Free Weekly

Experience Fayetteville Calendar of Events

Fayetteville Flyer

Recent Press: Ranks Fayetteville #13 Among Best Places to Launch a Small Business

Fayetteville Ranks #4 in Forbes Best Places for Business and Careers

Forbes Ranks Fayetteville Among Top Cities for Recession Recovery