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
Accreditation: UA Little Rock is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association

Campus Size:
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

Number of Living Alumni: 59,739 graduates
2018-19 Fundraising Total: $20 million

Fall 2019 Enrollment: 9,579
Degrees Awarded 2016-17: 2,422
University Scholarships Awarded 2015-16: $17,439,452
Student to Faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Full-time Faculty: 437

Academic Programs:
161 programs of study
66 baccalaureate programs
41 master’s programs
23 graduate certificates
9 doctoral programs
8 certificates of proficiency
3 technical certificate programs
10 associates degree programs

Number of Study Abroad Students 2019: 90
Military-Friendly Designation:
7 years in a row
Number of Benefit Eligible Employees 2019:
Total: 1,251
Full-time: 1,244
Part-time: 7


  • U.S. News and World Report 2018 as Top Business School for undergraduate business degree
  • Most Affordable Accounting, Management, and Human Resources programs by OnlineU for 2018
  • U.S. News and World Report: Best Universities for 2018 (listed 133 among National Universities but unranked)
  • William H. Bowen School of Law
    • Best Graduate School – Bowen Law School ranked 134
    • Best Part-time Law School ranked 38th
    • Best Law School for Yield ranked 7th
  • Graduate Computer IT ranked 26th
  • Top Online Colleges for 2018 (ranked 11th) by SR Education Group
  • Master’s in Social Work ranked #9 by AffordableColleges.com
  • Master of Education in Reading ranked 18th by AffordableColleges.com
  • Information Quality Program ranked as one of 35 Best Online Technology Programs by College Choice
  • Web Design Program ranked 7th on list of Best Bachelor’s Degrees in Web Design (Study.com), 2021

Spring 2019 Residency Status
In-State Students: 91%
Out-of-State Students: 9%


  • Division I, Sun Belt Conference, Missouri Valley Conference
  • Women’s sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, Basketball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track/Cross Country, Swimming/Diving
  • Women’s Swimming and Diving participate as affiliate members of the Missouri Valley Conference
  • Men’s sports: Baseball, Golf, Basketball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track/Cross Country
  • Average GPA for Student-Athletes: 3.27
  • Student-Athletes Graduation Success Rate: 81 percent

Student Race/Ethnicity 2019:



African American






Native American/Alaskan Native


Two or More Races


Non-resident immigrant




Average Tuition and Fees 2019-2020 (Undergraduate Students)

Resident Semester Academic Year
Average Tuition and Fees* $ 4,764.30 $    9,528.60
Room and Board** $ 3,502.50 $    7,005.00
Books and Supplies (est.) $    900.00 $    1,800.00
Total Costs $9,166.80 $18,333.60
Non-Resident Semester Academic Year
Average Tuition and Fees* $  10,889.80 $ 21,779.60
Room and Board** $   3,502.50 $   7,005.00
Books and Supplies (est.) $      900.00 $   1,800.00
Total Costs $15,292.30 $30,584.60

*Tuition and fees are estimated on 15 hours per semester.
**Room and Board is based on East Hall double occupancy and $1,380 in Dining Dollars for eight meals per week with $500 Flex Dollars.

Average Tuition and Fees 2019-2020 (Graduate Students)

Graduate In-State Out-of-State
Average Tuition and Fees (9 hours per semester) $ 3,866.40 $7,451.40
Type Description Rate
Tuition, Resident Non-Business/EIT Course $320.00/hr.
Tuition, Non-Resident Non-Business/EIT Course $725.00/hr.
Tuition, Resident Business/EIT Course $345.00/hr.
Tuition, Non-Resident Business/EIT Course $740.00/hr.

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