University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,495
2022 Average Net Price
$11,173
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.849%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
61.5%
3,568 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
8,197
50% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.5%
295 Graduates

About

University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a higher education institution located in Pulaski County, AR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Arkansas at Little Rock were Registered Nursing (192 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (99 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (73 degrees).

In 2022, 2,279 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. 67.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,181 degrees), 2.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (555 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is $6,495, which is $−23,655 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is $6,495, which is $−23,655 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,173.

In 2022, 59% of undergraduate students attending University of Arkansas at Little Rock received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,495
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Arkansas at Little Rock was $6,495. The cost of tuition at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is $−23,655 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$11,173
2022 Value
6.12%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Arkansas at Little Rock had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,173. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Arkansas at Little Rock grew by 6.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,243
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Arkansas at Little Rock was of $10,243 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at University of Arkansas at Little Rock received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 20.3% with respect to 2021, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.849%
2019 Default Rate
23
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Arkansas at Little Rock was 0.849%, which represents 23 out of the 2708 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Arkansas at Little Rock received 3,568 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 5.76% annual growth. Out of those 3,568 applicants, 2,193 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.5% acceptance rate.

There were 8,197 students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2022. 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock has an overall enrollment yield of 25%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,193
Accepted Out of 3,568

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Arkansas at Little Rock was 61.5% (2,193 admissions from 3,568 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 57.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 5.76%, while admissions grew by 0.412%..

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SAT Scores

5%
Submission Percentage (2022)
26
Scores Submitted (2022)

5% of enrolled first-time students at University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Arkansas at Little Rock had a total enrollment of 8,197 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is 4,101 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,096. This means that 50% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Little Rock are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.2% White, 21.6% Black or African American, 10.6% Two or More Races, 3.06% Hispanic or Latino, 2.35% Asian, and 0.805% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Little Rock in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.4%), followed by White Male (22%) and Black or African American Female (16.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.6%), followed by White Male (21.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.54%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,197 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is 4,101 and the part-time enrollment is 4,096. This means that 50% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Little Rock are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Arkansas at Little Rock was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), University of Arkansas at Little Rock had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,443 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,774 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    871 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is 54.2% White, 21.6% Black or African American, 10.6% Two or More Races, 3.06% Hispanic or Latino, 2.35% Asian, and 0.805% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 64 students (0.781%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 797 more women than men received degrees from University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is white (1,181 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (555 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is Registered Nursing (192 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (99 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (73 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (146 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (200 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (38 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Little Rock are Social workers, all other (183,406 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (160,002 people), Other managers (141,864 people), Police officers (138,038 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (135,580 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2022 are Legal (146 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (200 degrees), Language & Linguistics (38 degrees), English (52 degrees), and Protective Services (136 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Little Rock are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Little Rock are Legal (146 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (200 degrees), Language & Linguistics (38 degrees), English (52 degrees), and Protective Services (136 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Little Rock are Elementary & secondary schools (415,436 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (363,131 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (233,959 people), Individual & family services (140,179 people), and Legal services (135,932 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Little Rock are Legal (146 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (200 degrees), Language & Linguistics (38 degrees), English (52 degrees), and Protective Services (136 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 192 degrees awarded
  2. 99 degrees awarded
  3. 73 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Arkansas at Little Rock was Registered Nursing with 192 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

741
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,538
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 741 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, which is 0.482 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,538).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 66 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas at Little Rock in Law, which is 0.857 times less than the 77 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 323 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas at Little Rock in Registered Nursing, which is 5.77 times more than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 26% of students graduating from University of Arkansas at Little Rock completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is Female and Asian (80% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.02% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,181 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    555 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    225 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is white (1,181 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (555 degrees).

0.746% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    756 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    450 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    425 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is white female (756 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (450 degrees).

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Operations

University of Arkansas at Little Rock has an endowment valued at nearly $160M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−1.39%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of Arkansas at Little Rock had a total salary expenditure of 180M. University of Arkansas at Little Rock employs 110 Assistant professors, 97 Professors and 84 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Arkansas at Little Rock are Male Professor (70), Female Assistant professor (62), and Male Associate professor (53).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Little Rock are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 164 employees, Management, with 155 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 68 employees.

Endowment

$160M
2022 Endowment
7.76%
decline from 2021

University of Arkansas at Little Rock has an endowment valued at about $160M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Arkansas at Little Rock declined 7.76% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $213M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$84M
2022 Salaries
0.107%
decline from 2021

In 2022, University of Arkansas at Little Rock paid a median of $84M in salaries, which represents 46.7% of their overall expenditure ($180M) and a 0.107% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$26.3M
Instructional Salaries
351
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Arkansas at Little Rock paid a total of $26.3M to 351 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
110 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
164 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Little Rock were Assistant professor with 110 employees, Professor with 97 employees, and Associate professor with 84 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Little Rock were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 164 employees, Management with 155 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 68 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Little Rock was Male Professor with 70 employees, Female Assistant professor with 62 employees, and Male Associate professor with 53 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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