Who We Are
UALR is a metropolitan university on the move, a dynamic learning institution where students find unique learning and internship opportunities provided through one-of-a-kind connections to the state’s thriving capital city.
With more than 100 programs of study, UALR has an academic program to suit your interests – and an equal number of social and service organizations as well. UALR is:
- A public, metropolitan university with 13,000-plus full and part-time students.
- Six colleges, the Bowen School of Law, and the Ottenheimer Library to serve the needs of our students.
- Small classes with a 14 to 1 student-to-faculty ratio.
- Part of the University of Arkansas System since 1969.
- Students come from all over Arkansas, 43 other states, and 62 foreign countries.
- The tree-lined campus has 40 buildings on 150 acres – and is still growing!
- Specialized facilities, including a learning resource center, art galleries, radio stations, television station, and virtual reality center.