Cost and Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

We’re committed to providing a quality education at a good value, and we believe cost shouldn’t be a barrier to that education. This chart breaks down the average tuition and fees for an Arkansas resident at UA Little Rock. Students in neighboring states are eligible for in-state tuition at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock! See if you qualify.

Trojan Guarantee Scholarship Announced!
UA Little Rock has announced a new scholarship program, Trojan Guarantee, a groundbreaking initiative designed to break down financial barriers and empower Arkansas freshmen to earn a bachelor’s degree with no tuition cost.

Fall 2024 Freshmen Can Get Up to 50% Off + Renew for Sophomore Year!
First-time freshmen who enroll at UA Little Rock for the Fall 2024 semester will receive 50% off tuition and class fees for their freshmen and sophomore years! Learn more about this scholarship and eligibility.

Average Tuition and Fees 2023-2024 (Undergraduate Students)

These tuition and fees are effective for Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024 semesters and are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.

UA Little Rock’s tuition and fees can be found here: Undergraduate | Graduate

Resident Semester Academic Year
Average Tuition and Fees* $4,944.30 $9,888.60
Room and Board** $3,715.00 $7,430.00
Books and Supplies (est.) $900.00 $1,800.00
Total Costs $9,559.30 $19,118.60
Non-Resident Semester Academic Year
Average Tuition and Fees* $11,101.80 $22,203.60
Room and Board** $3,715.00 $7,430.00
Books and Supplies (est.) $900.00 $1,800.00
Total Costs $15,716.80 $31,433.60

**Specific Room and Board information can be found on the Office of Student Housing website.

View additional tuition, fees and payment information.

Financial Aid

Nearly 87% of UA Little Rock students receive some sort of financial aid each year. Funding for an education at UA Little Rock is available from federal, state, university and private resources.

Types of Aid

  • Scholarships – Gift aid that is awarded on the basis of academic achievement (merit-based scholarships) or a combination of academic performance and financial need. Academic and private scholarships are available.
  • Grants – Aid from federal, state and university funds that are awarded based on financial need.
  • Loans – Borrowed money that must be repaid with interest.
  • Federal work study – Money one can earn through Federal Work Study by working on campus and earning the award at a rate of minimum wage as work is completed.