University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides accessibility to a quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UALR, we prepare our more than 12,000 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Journalism & Media (1)

About

History

In 1927, Little Rock Junior College opened to provide college-level courses to central Arkansas citizens who wanted and needed access to higher education.

After several years of discussion and study, Little Rock University in September 1969 merged with the University of Arkansas to create the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Research

  • Centre of Arkansan History and Culture
  • Ottenheimer Library
  • Sequyah National Reseach Centre
  • Centre of investigative Nanotechnology Sciences
  • Centre of Molecular designe and Development
  • College of Arts , Letters and Sciences
  • Emerging Analytics Centre
  • George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Tehnology

Career

The Career Services Office provides programming and guidance to support career planning, professional development and the job search. To enhance communication with students, alumni and employers, Career Services utilizes the online management system, HIRE Bowen. To fully engage in the resources available to you, current students and employers are invited to register with HIRE Bowen now.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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2016
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2015
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Services

Student services

The mission of the Office of International Student Services (OISS) is to actively promote international and intercultural understanding and to cultivate a mutual commitment and support for international education throughout the campus community.

Housing services

University of Arkansas at Little Rock is Arkansas metropolitan university. Embedded in its philosophy is providing access to a diverse student population. The Division of Student Affairs continues to provide quality support and academic services to University of Arkansas at Little Rocks constituencies, and maintains relationships with academic departments, students, and community groups. We continue to find innovative ways to improve student services.

Library services

Ottenheimer Library collects, organizes, and provides access to information resources and library services that enrich and support the University’s research and teaching mission, foster intellectual development, and promote academic excellence.

ICT services

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Medical services

Health Services include evaluation and treatment of illnesses; physical examinations; sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening and treatment; confidential HIV testing; womens health including birth control; allergy injections; immunizations; international travel consultations; laboratory testing; referrals to off-site specialists; nutrition counseling and wellness programming.

Student Life

Campus life

  • West Hall – Gray TowerFreshmen Female
  • West Hall – Maroon TowerFreshmen Male
  • East HallSophomores & Juniors Male & Female
  • Commons Apartments – North HallSophomores & JuniorsMale & Female
  • Commons Apartments – South HallSTEM Scholars (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics)Male & Female
  • University VillageUpperclassmen, Graduate Students, International Students, & Student Athletes

Sports facilities

  • Fitness & Wellness Classes Offers approximately thirty (30) group exercise classes, personal programming, personal training, incentive programs, personal assessments, and CPR/First Aid classes during the academic year.
  • Intramural Sports Offers approximately fifteen (15) individual and/or team sports during the academic year.
  • Outdoor Adventures Offers students the opportunity to experience the outdoors through the rental of camping equipment.
  • Special Events Offers opportunities for leisure, education, socialization, fitness, and fun through a variety of alternative events. The programs purpose is to provide off-campus connections with other universities participants through competitive and recreational events

Student clubs

ALR has over 150 student organizations to offer. Whether you are interested in politics, a certain culture or religious affiliations, there is a group for you.

Accreditation

  • The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Little Rock, Arkansas, United States