79%

Acceptance Rate

$7,783

Avg.Financial Aid

001101

FAFSA Code

About University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,515

Website

ualr.edu/www/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Little Rock, AR, University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a national public research university. In 1927, University of Arkansas at Little Rock was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Cultus, Veritas, Scientia and its official colors are maroon and silver. The total enrolment stands at 9,579 (Fall 2019) students at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Around 7,120 and 2,461 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 471 (full-time) who teach various courses to the students. Interestingly, University of Arkansas at Little Rock has an ethnically diverse student population. At UALR around 53% are white, 24% are Black or African American, and 13% belong to two or more races. And, at the university, around 64% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 63% of the students are females and 37% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 93 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Derek Fisher, Julie Adams, Vic Snyder, and Camille Bennett. University of Arkansas at Little Rock's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I – Sun Belt. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, UALR offers around 375 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AALS (Association of American Law Schools), ABA (American Bar Association), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs). The total endowment of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is around $80 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

2801 S University Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5015693000
Fax:
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been ranked at the 608th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

79%

SAT Range

950 - 1190

ACT Range

18 - 25

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $40. The SAT score in the range of 1190-1192 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of Arkansas at Little Rock, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, or call (501) 569-3000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,256

Average Annual Cost

$6,600

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$2,944

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,260

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,769

Total One Year Cost

$24,073

Before applying to UALR, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $30,982 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

68%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

40%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,153

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

330 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

156 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

131 Graduates

Psychology, General

85 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

71 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

68 Graduates

Public Health

62 Graduates

Biology, General

59 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

47 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

44 Graduates

Journalism

44 Graduates

Social Work

39 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

38 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

35 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

32 Graduates

Sociology

30 Graduates

Systems Engineering

30 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

29 Graduates

American Sign Language

29 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

27 Graduates

Marketing

27 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

26 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

22 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

21 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

18 Graduates

Construction Engineering

15 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

15 Graduates

History

15 Graduates

Mathematics

15 Graduates

Chemistry

11 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

10 Graduates

Music

9 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

8 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

8 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

8 Graduates

Anthropology

6 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Physics

5 Graduates

Dance

4 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

International Business

3 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Computer Programming

1 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

1 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

1 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

1 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

7,715

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

52%

Part-time

48%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

55% White

0% Unknown

25% Black

4% Hispanic

11% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

85%

In State

9%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$51,732 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,180/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,750/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,750/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Trojans

School Colors

black, silver, and maroon

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

113

Total Female Athletes

144

Intramural Sports

2

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Golf

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,556 per year. The average meal plan at UALR costs around $3,750 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 37% male and 63% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,520

$28,562

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$182 - 296

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,783

Students Receiving Federal Grants

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,935

Students Receiving State Aid

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,078

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,338

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,668

$30K - $48K

$8,849

$48K - $75K

$7,191

$75K - $110K

$6,524

> $110K

$6,432

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UALR to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,176, whereas the financial aid is $6,906. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $1,344, while the institutional aid is $6,906.

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