Why UA Little Rock?

UA Little Rock goes beyond just providing a quality education. We want our students to leave here prepared for the workforce but also ready to take on challenges in new and creative ways. Being here is more than just getting a degree. It’s forming lifelong bonds and growing into the person you want to be. It’s expanding your worldview while helping your community.

Our students share the Trojan story best –

A future path

"UALR is providing me with an education that will really be the jumping-off point for the rest of my life.”

Why Robyn chose UALR »
Internship opportunities

"By staying involved in scientific research I found a passion for biomedical research that I never knew I had."

Find out about Nora's internships »
A home away from home

"The connection among UALR students, staff, and faculty is strong and family-friendly. The university offered a home away from home.”

Learn more about Trevor's journey »
Making connections

"I'm from Bryant. I wanted to be close enough and still get that indepedence factor – and it's great housing here.”

See how Madeline embraces campus life »
Getting involved on campus

"It’s been nice to learn more about the college this way and has been a unique opportunity that, without CLC, I might not have had.”

Lance's favorite part about being a Trojan »

Campus Profile

Name: University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Founded: 1927
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas


283 total campus acreage, counting the main campus and baseball field, the Benton Center, and the William H. Bowen School of Law

77 campus buildings and facilities

2,764,368 square feet maintained

Number of Alumni: 180,081

Fall 2014 Enrollment: 11,681
Total Budget: $168,139,644
Student to Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Full-time Faculty: 471
Academic Programs:

140 programs of study

10 doctoral programs

48 master’s programs

24 graduate certificates

2 professional degrees

54 baccalaureate degrees

4 undergraduate certificate programs

Fall 2013 Average ACT score for incoming full-time freshmen: 22.2 (Arkansas Average: 20.3)

Division I, Sun Belt Conference
Women’s sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, Basketball, Track/Cross Country, Swimming/Diving
Men’s sports: Baseball, Golf, Basketball, Track/Cross Country

Student Ethnicity (2013-2014):



African American






Native American


Two or More Races


Non-resident immigrant