1927
Little Rock, AR

School Details

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a public, four-year institution of higher education located in the capital city of Little Rock, Arkansas. Classes at Little Rock Junior College first took place in 1927 at Little Rock Senior High School. As the school continued to grow, administrators expanded vocational instruction and coursework that targets non-traditional students. By the late 1950s, the school moved to its current campus, and began awarding four-year degrees. The renamed Little Rock University merged with the University of Arkansas in 1969, to become a part of the University of Arkansas System.

More than 100 undergraduate and 60-plus graduate programs at UALR are housed in the following colleges and schools:

  • College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education and Health Professions
  • Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology
  • College of Social Sciences and Communication
  • Graduate School
  • William H. Bowen School of Law

The Department of Extended Learning maintains online programs, including bachelor’s, master’s and certificate programs.

Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arkansas at Little Rock is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor of Arts in Professional & Technical Writing Certificate in Workplace Spanish Graduate Certificate in Online Writing Instruction Master of Arts in Mass Communication Master of Arts in Professional & Technical Writing

Business

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Communication Bachelor of Business Administration / Accounting Bachelor of Business Administration / Business Analytics Bachelor of Business Administration / Business Information Systems Bachelor of Business Administration / Management Bachelor of Business Administration / Management: Human Resource Management Bachelor of Business Administration / Management: Innovation & Entrepreneurship Bachelor of Business Administration / Marketing

Computer Science & IT

Graduate Certificate in Data Science Graduate Certificate in Information Quality Master of Science in Information Quality Master of Science in Information Science

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education in Middle Level Education (4-8) Doctor of Education in Higher Education Graduate Certficate in Dyslexia Therapist Graduate Certificate in Gifted & Talented Education Graduate Certificate in Learning Systems Technology Education Master of Education in Gifted, Creative & Talented Education (K-12) Master of Education in Learning Systems Technology Education Master of Education in Reading Master of Education in Rural & Urban School Leadership

Healthcare

Bachelor of Science in Health Education & Promotion

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Bachelor of Arts in Sociology