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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Little Rock, AR 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate58%
Acceptance Rate58%

About Arkansas Little Rock

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Overview

University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a public, state school in the urban setting of Little Rock, Arkansas. Arkansas Little Rock was founded in 1927 and the school enrolls around 8,266 students a year, including 6,357 undergrad students.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 17, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Student Activities at Arkansas Little Rock

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Arkansas Little Rock's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Arkansas Little Rock students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Arkansas Little Rock has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Arkansas Little Rock has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Arkansas Little Rock on the Student Life page.

2022 Arkansas Little Rock Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 58%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0%
In-State Tuition $5,729
Out-of-State $16,320

Is Arkansas Little Rock a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what Arkansas Little Rock offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

Arkansas Little Rock Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not difficult to get into Arkansas Little Rock. The acceptance rate at Arkansas Little Rock is 58%. Out of 3,786 applications received in 2022, 2,184 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Arkansas Little Rock

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 65% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Arkansas Little Rockcome back the next year. Around 37% of students who started at Arkansas Little Rock earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Arkansas Little Rock Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Arkansas Little Rock directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Arkansas Little Rock

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Arkansas Little Rock's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Arkansas Little Rock.

Based on this information, how does Arkansas Little Rock sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Arkansas Little Rock a good school for you?

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Where is Arkansas Little Rock?

Arkansas Little Rock is located in the city of Little Rock, Arkansas.

If you would like to see Arkansas Little Rock for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 30/40 to Little Rock, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Arkansas Little Rock and Little Rock are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2801 South University Avenue Little Rock, AR 72204-1099

Campus Setting: Urban

Arkansas Little Rock Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 17

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Arkansas Little Rock is Aug 17.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Arkansas Little Rock is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Arkansas Little Rock ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Arkansas Little Rock is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Arkansas Little Rock. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Arkansas Little Rock SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Arkansas Little Rock Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Arkansas Little Rock is like? There are approximately 8,266 students enrolled at Arkansas Little Rock, including 6,357 undergraduate students and 1,909 graduate students. 48% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from AR and 9% percent of students are from other states.


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