University of Arkansas at Little Rock Overview
University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a public institution located in Little Rock, Arkansas. The location of UA Little Rock is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is University of Arkansas at Little Rock Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UA Little Rock.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of the faculty were full-time.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
UA Little Rock has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UA Little Rock.
Where Is University of Arkansas at Little Rock?
Contact details for UA Little Rock are given below.
|Address:||2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204|
How Do I Get Into UA Little Rock?
You can apply to UA Little Rock online at: ualr.edu/admissions/application/
Admission Requirements for UA Little Rock
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UA Little Rock?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.
Average Test Scores
About 1% of students accepted to UA Little Rock submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 580. Math scores were between 560 and 580.
Can I Afford University of Arkansas at Little Rock?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UA Little Rock, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $6,778 a year. That adds up to $27,112 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UA Little Rock is 8.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,461 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,786 full-time undergraduates at UA Little Rock, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||921|
|Hispanic or Latino||167|
Arkansas students aren't the only ones who study at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 72 countries are represented at UA Little Rock. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at University of Arkansas at Little Rock
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UA Little Rock has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Arkansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UA Little Rock
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Arkansas at Little Rock was 9.6%. This is the #1,360 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UA Little Rock regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UA Little Rock majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UA Little Rock ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UA Little Rock.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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