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old main in blossom photoThe University of Arkansas is located in Fayetteville, a beautiful community nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. With over 78,000 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.

Ranked by numerous national surveys as one of the top places in the United States to live, Northwest Arkansas is also the leading metropolitan area for job growth. Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville are ideal cities for graduates, emerging professionals, people seeking career changes and entrepreneurs. With cradle of industry giants like Wal-Mart, J.B. Hunt, Superior Industries and Tyson Foods as well as the main campus for the University of Arkansas; Northwest Arkansas promises many employment possibilities and potential for economic prosperity.

The Department of Industrial Engineering was founded in 1951 and the first department head was John L. Imhoff. The department is located on the fourth floor (southeast corner) of Bell Engineering Center on the beautiful University of Arkansas Campus.

In September of 2016, the Department of Industrial Engineering celebrated the 65th Anniversary with a reception.  You can visit the story here.

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The physical address is 800 West Dickson Street, Fayetteville, AR 72701


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