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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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

Arkansas Little Rock Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Arkansas Little Rock, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 17 and the fee for the application is $40.

Arkansas Little Rock Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Arkansas Little Rock's admissions stats.

Arkansas Little Rock 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 0%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 85%
Waitlist No

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to Arkansas Little Rock?

University of Arkansas at Little Rock may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Arkansas Little Rock directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on University of Arkansas at Little Rock Admissions

Transferring to University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Arkansas Little Rock

Arkansas Little Rock has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Arkansas Little Rock?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Arkansas Little Rock

What does Arkansas Little Rock consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important

Make sure to check with Arkansas Little Rock for more information on admission factors.

Arkansas Little Rock 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Arkansas Little Rock, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Arkansas Little Rock's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Other Requirements proof of immunization
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Arkansas Little Rock?

Students admitted to Arkansas Little Rock have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Arkansas Little Rock considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

In 2022, 0% of Arkansas Little Rock's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 85% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Arkansas Little Rock?

What is a Good ACT Score for Arkansas Little Rock?

To be most competitive at Arkansas Little Rock, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Arkansas Little Rock's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Arkansas Little Rock students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to University of Arkansas at Little Rock

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Arkansas Little Rock. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Arkansas Little Rock during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Arkansas Little Rock Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Arkansas Little Rock?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Arkansas Little Rock.

Does Arkansas Little Rock accept transfer credits?

✅ Arkansas Little Rock accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Arkansas Little Rock accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Arkansas Little Rock accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Arkansas Little Rock does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Arkansas Little Rock?

✅ Arkansas Little Rock is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Arkansas Little Rock's acceptance rate?

✅ Arkansas Little Rock has an acceptance rate of 58%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Arkansas Little Rock?

🟨 Arkansas Little Rock may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Arkansas Little Rock Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Arkansas Little Rock? Arkansas Little Rock is a less selective institution. The Arkansas Little Rock acceptance rate is 58%. This means that the institution accepts 57 out of every 100 applicants.


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

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


19 to 25


19 and Less


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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

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Arkansas Little Rock GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Arkansas Little Rock, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.42. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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