University of Arkansas at Little Rock

769 reviews
  1. Little Rock, AR
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    C+
University of Arkansas at Little Rock is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AAA
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference
Address
2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204

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
59%
SAT Range
870-1090
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$12,780/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,616/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,829/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,165/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,459/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,858/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
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.68 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.68 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,921Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 41 responses
Report
  • A combintination of eager and lazy
    41%
  • Eager
    20%
  • Non Traditional
    20%
  • Every person is their own man.
    17%
  • Extremely lazy.
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.66 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.83 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
Report
  • You get what you want out of it.
    31%
  • UALR is the best school choice that I couldve made
    24%
  • College is College
    11%
  • It is close to home and the professors focus on me
    9%
  • The food kinda sucks but the classes are alright
    7%
  • UALR is beautiful, amazing, and fun!
    7%
  • You get what you put into it
    7%

After University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
27%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.48 responses

Reviews

769 reviews
  • Excellent
    120
  • Very Good
    249
  • Average
    309
  • Poor
    63
  • Terrible
    28
Houses are cheap/affordable and spacious for students in the neighborhood surrounding UALR, but there are a couple problems. The first being SAFETY! Students are frequently robbed, mugged, beaten, and generally hassled throughout the semester when they walk around the outskirts or even on campus. All you have to do is open the campus newspaper to read about the most recent assault on a student or professor. That aside, the neighborhood is historic and beautiful (especially in the Fall, hence it's name Oak Forest) but students are discouraged from living off campus because the area feels unsafe. Also, UALR instituted a new rule a couple years ago that all incoming Freshman must live on campus in new dorms that they recently built. Students are not allowed to park in the surrounding neighborhood either, which creates an insular atmosphere that discourages interaction with the community. In terms of cost and convenience, off-campus living at UALR could be really nice and affordable for students. BUT.. safety if a concern.
  • Recent Alumnus
  • Sep 9 2014
This year will be my second year and I am so ready to go back ! I met many new people whether they were in my classes, dormitory, or just walking on campus . My first year I finished all my basics and now I'm just taking classes for the program I would like to get in to. Which is Speech-Language Pathology and hopefully next year I could get admitted. I chose this school because it wasn't far away from home and I heard good things about it . Although we don' have a football team but all the other sports . People still make it worthwhile. Especially at the basketball games . On game days they give out free T-Shirts. As well as free food at the games if you are a student . College is really what you make of it .As long as you are involved then you would never be bored . But education does come first . I cannot wait for my Sophomore year! I am a proud Trojan!
  • College Sophomore
  • 5 months ago
As a Freshman living on campus, you get the most recent built residence, that offers tons of activities and games everyday in the building that you stay in! Not to mention there is a restaurant that accepts your meal plan about 100 feet away from the dorms and stays open till 10 pm for dinner. Living on campus you get "rooms", no concrete walls like a prison or older residence halls the walls are dry-walled and painted. You and your roommate can change the thermostat and control the air in your room. There is plenty of space in the dorm to have company and have a small foldable table to go underneath your bed. The beds are not bunk beds and there's three people to a bathroom with multiple bathrooms on each floor. There is also a study room where you can hook up your laptop to a projector and sit in office chairs at a long table free to use. Overall a great place to be when you are a freshman.
  • College Freshman
  • Mar 17 2015