Peer institutions are institutions that are selected to be used for comparative analysis and benchmarking of institutional qualities.
Peers usually have common qualities such as level of resources, student headcount, and institutional goals. Carnegie classification is one of the criteria often used in identifying a peer.
UA Little Rock has used the following institutions as its peers:
Boise State University
Cleveland State University
Georgia Southern University
Indiana State University
Portland State University
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
University of Memphis
University of Missouri – St. Louis
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of New Orleans
University of North Carolina at Charlotte