UALR Benton Center 2016 Summer Code Camp

June 20-24, 2016
8:00am – 5:00pm

Join thousands of Minecraft players and learn to mod Minecraft this summer. The UALR Benton Center Summer Coding Camp is open to students entering grades 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12. This year, students will learn how the basic elements of programming by learning how to make modifications to Minecraft game… Continue reading→

UALR Benton Trojan Night

UALR Benton Trojan Night 01.14.16The UALR Benton Center participated in the UALR Benton Trojan Basketball Night on January 14, 2016 at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock. Several members of the Benton community were recognized for their commitment to supporting opportunities for college education in Saline County. Those formally recognized at the pre-game show included:

  • John Young, Chairman of the UALR Benton Advisory Board
  • The Honorable David Mattingly, Mayor of Benton, and his wife, Nancy Mattingly
  • Mark Vanderpool representing First Security Bank
  • Dwight and Susie Everett representing Everett Buick GMC
  • Jordan Woolbright representing the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce

Other members of the UALR Benton Advisory Board and community organizations also participated. They were Wade Partridge, vice chairman, Dan Yoakum, treasurer, Peggy Roberson, Saline Memorial Hospital, Benton Parks and Recreation Department, and Saline County Boys and Girls Club. The support of nearly 100 donors has facilitated many UALR Benton programs including new UALR-Benton only scholarships to support opportunities for new students to pursue their education, building maintenance and updates, small business training, and a new summer youth program.


The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) Benton Center brings a New Year, New “U” initiative to Saline County by teaming with Winrock International’s Arkansas Women’s Business Center (AWBC) to offer the following small business development courses:

UALR Benton Center Advisory Board Scholarship

The UALR Benton Center Advisory Board is pleased to announce scholarships available to eligible first time entering freshman students for the 2016-2017 academic year. This scholarship is designated for students taking classes only at the UALR Benton Center. The scholarship covers general education courses, Associate of Arts in General Study degree, and E-commerce degree. The award amount is $2,000 per year with renewal options. Click the Scholarships link for more information.


Become a UALR Benton Ambassador and earn $100.

Welcome to UALR Benton Center

UALR students can attend classes at our Benton Center and enjoy the convenience of staying close to home as they pursue their studies. Whether you are seeking to complete:

  • Master of Education in Reading (New in Fall 2014)
  • State Minimum Core Curriculum
  • 2 year Associate of Arts in General Studies (AAGS)
  • 4 year Bachelor of Science in E-Commerce
  • Nursing degree prerequisites

UALR Benton also offers lower and upper level courses in:

  • Business
  • Psychology
  • Teacher Education
  • Rhetoric and Writing
  • Math
  • Information Technology

UALR Benton can help you meet your educational goals.

Benton courses are taught by UALR faculty. Our students are provided with the same quality instruction and campus life privileges as students at the Little Rock campus. They are also covered by the same academic policies.

Services offered include:

  • Admissions
  • Records
  • Financial Aid
  • Academic Advising
  • Bursar/Cashier
  • Testing Labs
  • Assistance with Transfer
  • Assistance with Registering for Classes
  • Bookstore and Textbook Purchases

Important Dates

Be sure to visit the UALR Academic Calendar of Events and the Summer and Fall sites for important registration deadlines. Don’t wait. In-demand courses fill quickly.

Ready for Advising?

To find courses that will set you on your way to earning a degree, contact or call 501.860.6003 for an advising appointment.

Considering Your Degree Options?

We can advise you in UALR courses of study as well as UAMS pre-requisite courses for various medical occupations. Your advisor will assist you with selecting courses required for your chosen degree.