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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
Arkansas Little Rock is a public university located in Little Rock, Arkansas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,603 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Arkansas Little Rock acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 32% of students, Arkansas Little Rock alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,200.
About University of Arkansas at Little Rock...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference
Address
2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
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University of Arkansas at Little Rock Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
1100-1160
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$13,404/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,329/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.67 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.73 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.73 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,603Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,190
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 46 responses
Report
  • A combintination of eager and lazy
    39%
  • Every person is their own man.
    20%
  • Eager
    17%
  • Non Traditional
    17%
  • Diverse
    2%
  • Extremely lazy.
    2%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.71 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.88 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
Report
  • You get what you want out of it.
    28%
  • UALR is the best school choice that I couldve made
    22%
  • College is College
    12%
  • It is close to home and the professors focus on me
    8%
  • UALR is beautiful, amazing, and fun!
    8%
  • You get what you put into it
    8%
  • The food kinda sucks but the classes are alright
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.48 responses
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University of Arkansas at Little Rock Reviews

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a great school. There's lots of diversity and the students and staff are very welcoming there. There are only a few things I would want them to consider changing. One the security, while I'm on campus I often feel very unsafe and uncertain whenever I walk alone. I feel like there should be more police patrolling and a number you could call to get a nearby officer to accompany you to your location. Another thing that can be fixed is their campus. The campus isn't very appealing, adding some gardens or some fountains would beautify the campus greatly. Although the University of Arkansas at Little Rock isn't perfect, I still think it's a great school!
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My first-year experience at UALR was amazing! In the year of 2018-2019, I met many different amazing people, it's a welcoming campus along with students and staff. The food is great, the scenery is breathe taking, everything about this institution is just perfect! If I were to change anything about this campus, it would probably be transportation, because some classes are too far away from each other and it's hard not to be just on time.
I have really enjoyed the years I have spent at this university learning from my amazing professors. The school offers a great network to meet other professionals and get involved with the local community, yet I wish that students were more active on campus. I spent time leading several campus organizations, and student participation was difficult. Overall, I’m glad to have had the opportunity to study here!