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University Accreditation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Higher Learning Commission
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504

Phone: (800) 621-7440 / (312) 263-0456
Fax: (312) 263-7462

North Central Statement of Affiliation Status, April 29, 2010

Specific Degree Programs and Their Accreditations

Program Accreditations
The Athletics Program National Collegiate Athletic Association
The Department of Art National Association of Schools of Art and Design
The Department of Music National Association of Schools of Music
The Department of Theatre National Association of Schools of Theatre
The Undergraduate Program in Business and the Master of Business Administration American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
The College of Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
The Basic Animal Services Unit American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care and is registered with the United States Department of Agriculture
The Bachelor of Science Program in Chemistry Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing Arkansas State Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
The Master of Public Administration Program National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
The Health Services Administration Program Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration
The Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in Social Work Council on Social Work Education Commission on Accreditation
The William H. Bowen School of Law American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools
Interpretation: ASL/English Program American Bar Association and the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education

The accreditation status of all undergraduate programs in the Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology is listed in the college website on program accreditation.

Academic Affiliations

  • The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • The American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
  • The American Association of University Women
  • The American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • The Association of Urban Universities
  • The Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
  • The Cooperative Assessment of Experiential Learning
  • The Council of Graduate Schools in the United States, International Institute for Learning
  • The National Association of Summer Sessions
  • The National Commission on Accrediting
  • The National University Extension Association
  • The North Central Conference on Summer Schools.
  • UALR is a Serviceā€Members Opportunity College.
Updated 6.15.2016