ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / University of Arkansas at Little Rock

About Arkansas Little Rock

University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a public, state school in an urban setting in Little Rock, Arkansas. Arkansas Little Rock was founded in 1927 and now enrolls around 8,899 students a year, including 7,006 undergrads.

2021 Arkansas Little Rock Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 50%
Average GPA 3.4
Mean ACT score 22
In-State Tuition $6,495
Out-of-State $18,750

Arkansas Little Rock Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Arkansas Little Rock

University of Arkansas at Little Rock does not offer early decision or early action.

Arkansas Little Rock Acceptance Rate

It is slightly difficult to get into Arkansas Little Rock. The acceptance rate at Arkansas Little Rock is 50%. In 2021, 1,481 out of 2,980 total applicants were accepted. ### Arkansas Little Rock Waitlist

Arkansas Little Rock reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into University of Arkansas at Little Rock?

Arkansas Little Rock is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Arkansas Little Rock, applicants must submit the following items.

Arkansas Little Rock Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Other Requirements proof of immunization
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Arkansas Little Rock

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Arkansas Little Rock is 3.4 out of 4.0. The mean ACT score for Arkansas Little Rock students is 22.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Arkansas Little Rock.

Arkansas Little Rock Waitlist 2021

Arkansas Little Rock reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Arkansas Little Rock Test Optional?

Arkansas Little Rock is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 0% submitted the SAT. 89% submitted the ACT.


Want a higher SAT score? Even a little bit of test prep can really help improve your score.

Learn how to increase your SAT score 200 points or more in just 10 minutes a day.

Want to Score 22 or Higher on the ACT?

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.


Dorms at Arkansas Little RockArkansas Little Rock does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

Arkansas Little Rock students are active in the school's Student Government, University Program Council and Housing Activities Council. Homecoming Week, Greek Week, and and Black History Month are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Arkansas Little Rock.

Financial Aid at Arkansas Little Rock

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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.

Is Arkansas Little Rock a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Arkansas Little Rock

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Arkansas Little Rock, around 73% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 691 students who started at Arkansas Little Rock as first-time freshman, 177 graduate within four years.

Arkansas Little Rock's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 40%. 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 Outcomes and Debt for Arkansas Little Rock Grads

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

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?

Applying to Arkansas Little Rock for Fall 2022?**

Click the heart icon at the top of this page to save Arkansas Little Rock to your own personal list of colleges.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

Still Researching Colleges?

See what others say about Arkansas Little Rock in the College Confidential forums and get personalized recommendations for more schools that might be a good fit for you.

Then use the college admissions predictor to calculate your chances of getting into some of the top colleges and universities in the U.S.

Where is Arkansas Little Rock?

Arkansas Little Rock is located in the urban setting of Little Rock, Arkansas.

If you want 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.

Considering Colleges in Arkansas?

See a full list of colleges in Arkansas and save your favorites to your college list.

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

51ADAC6F-FB50-4135-9BDD-40564E6412F7

Wondering what your chances are of getting into University of Arkansas at Little Rock?

Complete your profile to get your personalized, AI-calculated prediction score.

Calculate Chances

Arkansas Little Rock ACT Scores

ic_reflect

ACT Range

18 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

18 to 25

Avg

18 and Less

Low

Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

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 18 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Arkansas Little Rock SAT Scores

ic_reflect

Composite SAT Range

Not available

ic_reflect

Math SAT Range

Not available

ic_reflect

Reading SAT Range

Not available

Boost your SAT score in just 10 minutes a day!

  • • No more cram sessions or flashcard memorization
  • • 10-minute gamified, bite-sized lessons
  • • Personalized plan to keep you on track
  • • Get results or your money back
Sponsored by CollegeGo
Try it Now

Arkansas Little Rock Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$9,512

In State

$21,767

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,495
$18,750
Fees
$3,017
$3,017
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Arkansas Little Rock is like? There are approximately 8,899 students enrolled at Arkansas Little Rock, including 7,006 undergraduate students and 1,893 graduate students. 51% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from AR and 7% percent of students are from other states.

51%

Full Time

49%

Part Time

93%

In State

7%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,899

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

50%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,512

Out-of-State

$21,767

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 17
9331376C-347F-48E1-9EA3-63CB6BA2D682
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
F43DB07C-E631-43A5-9C99-000231808F35
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
ECE68226-946A-49FB-9EBE-25C918B98643
Need Advice or Have a Question About Arkansas Little Rock?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation