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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Little Rock, AR, USA
3.88 Average Rating

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a public research institution in the University of Arkansas System. UA Little Rock is a state-funded university and space-grant institution. It is a designated military-friendly campus and National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance by the National Security Agency. UALR is home to several research centers, including the Sequoyah National Research Center, the Institute for Economic Advancement, and the Institute on Race and Ethnicity.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
65%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 13, 2019
Spring Regular Decision January 14, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
93%
Out-Of-State Students
5%
87%
Submitting ACT
1%
Submitting SAT
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
10,515
Total Number of Undergrads
8,286
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
20%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
35%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,404
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$9,483
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$21,693
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$6,762
Books and Supplies
$1800

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
90%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,329
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
90%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,912
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$7,527

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
59%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,598
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,750
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$210
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Student Organizations
85
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Trojans
School Colors
Black/Maroon/Silver
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Little Rock
Dallas
Fayetteville
Pine Bluff
Memphis
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.88 Average Rating
Before transferring here I was nervous, and didn't know what to expect. I am truly grateful for the education that this school has provided me with. I don't think I would ever find another cheerful, caring, and educational environment as this one.
Yonkia from Texarkana, AR
I honestly rate UALR a 10 on a scale of 1-10. The overall environment is wonderful. I love it here.
Damian from Bearden, AR

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