UA Little Rock Rock was recently reaffirmed for by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) through 2029-2030 academic year. HLC is a regional accrediting organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Thanks to the dedication and hard work of the university community, the institution demonstrated to the public that it operates with quality, integrity, sound planning and budgeting, and self-assessment for continuous improvement.
A special note of gratitude to the Accreditation Steering Committee, led by Dr. Brian Berry and Dr. Erin Finzer, for helping the university maintain HLC standards, coordinate the university-wide assessment and prepare for the HLC site visit.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (formerly the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools) since 1929.
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.
For more information, review the Higher Learning Commission Statement of Accreditation Status.