University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock, AR 72204

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 11,746
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,413 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

90%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Arkansas at Little Rock is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,035 applications and 1,828 students were granted admission. University of Arkansas at Little Rock is at the #88 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 98% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 2% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT890 to 1100
ACT19 to 25

Application Fee

$40
Undergrad students
$40
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Arkansas at Little Rock charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $17,500 and in-state students paid $6,062.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$12,317
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$6,062
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$17,500
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of University of Arkansas at Little Rock's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,736 (which is 6.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2016-2017, was 465, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,420 (which is 2.2% above the national average.)

$4,736
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,420
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
95%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Arkansas at Little Rock has enrolled a total of 11,746 students (5,950 students full-time and 5,796 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,746 students, 1,039 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 8,814 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,932 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,482 students for distance studies.

11,746
Total Enrollment
1,039
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 56%

Black/African American: 22%

Two or more races: 8%

Hispanic: 7%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Asian: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 16% 1,170 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 14% 1,014 87
Education 10% 716 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 7% 498 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 5% 371 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 5% 358 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 325 0
Legal Professions And Studies 4% 256
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 204
Psychology 3% 198

Graduation & Dropout Rates

30%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Arkansas at Little Rock full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

8%
Still enrolled
26%
Dropout rate
35%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$30,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,000. Last year, out of the total 2,716 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,363 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,176 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,668 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,000 $33,500
Employment Rate 87% 84%
Total Graduates 2,716 3,176

Campus Location

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