UA Little Rock Rock was reaffirmed for accreditation in 2020 on the Open Pathway by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC is a institutional accrediting organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

During the 2019-20 academic year, UA Little Rock completed the Open Pathway that included a Quality Initiative Project, compiling information and feedback from every sector of the university community, a Comprehensive Evaluation and Site Visit. The process resulted in a reaffirmation on a 10-year cycle.

UA Little Rock will undergo a midpoint assurance review at the Open Pathway in 2023-2024.


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Higher Learning Commission last accredited UA Little Rock on May 4, 2020.

Monitoring, Financial Indicator; Report Accepted on March 21, 2016.

For more information, review the Higher Learning Commission Statement of Accreditation Status (May 4, 2020).

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Programs Accreditation
A number of UA Little Rock programs maintain accreditation, licensure, or certification through discipline-specific accrediting bodies. Explore the list of these accredited, licensed, and registered programs.