Quick Facts

Name: University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Founded: 1927

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas

Previous Names:
Little Rock Junior College (1927 to 1957)
Little Rock University (1957 to 1969)
University of Arkansas at Little Rock (1969-Present)

School Colors: Maroon and Silver

Mascot: Trojan

Campus:
350 total campus acreage, counting the main campus and baseball field, the Benton Center, and the William H. Bowen School of Law
57 campus buildings and facilities
2.9 million square feet maintained

Accreditation: UALR is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association

Number of Alumni: 56,637 graduates

2015 Fundraising Total: $29.5 million

Fall 2015-16 Enrollment: 11,891

Degrees Awarded 2014-15: 2,464

University Scholarships Awarded 2015-16: $17,439,452

Student to Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1

Full-time Faculty: 437

Academic Programs:
173 programs of study
10 doctoral programs
44 master’s programs
31 graduate certificates
4 professional and speciality degrees
61 baccalaureate degrees
11 associate’s degrees
12 undergraduate certificate programs

Military-Friendly Designation: 6 years in a row

Number of Employees:
Total: 2,591
Full-time: 1,405
Part-time: 1,186

Athletics:
Division I, Sun Belt Conference, Missouri Valley Conference
Women’s sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, Basketball, Track/Cross Country, Swimming/Diving
Men’s sports: Baseball, Golf, Basketball, Track/Cross Country

Average GPA for Student-Athletes 2015-16: 3.19

Student-Athletes Graduation Success Rate: 86 percent

Number of Study Abroad Students 2015: 123

Carnegie Foundation Designation: UALR one of 115 U.S. colleges and universities with Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Rankings:
MBA program ranked 49th most affordable MBA programs- TopManagementDegrees.com
UALR’s Rehabilitation Counseling program in Top 25 best programs in the nation – U.S. News & World Report’s
Student Race/Ethnicity (2015-16):

White

56%

African American

22%

Asian

2%

Hispanic/Latino

7%

Native American/Alaskan Native

0%

Two or More Races

8%

Non-resident immigrant

4%

Unknown

1%

 

Average Per-Credit Semester Cost 2015-16:

Undergraduate In-State Out-of-State
Average Tuition and Fees (15 hours per semester) $4,185 $9,728
Graduate In-State Out-of-State
Average Tuition and Fees (9 hours per semester) $3,579 $6,953