University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave Little Rock, Arkansas 72204 http://ualr.edu

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a bustling metropolitan campus with more than 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Despite the number of students, the student to teacher ratio is just 14:1. This means that students can expect face-to-face time with their professors, allowing for a better learning environment. Many of these professors have top degrees in their fields, and all are passionate about student success. This passion is what drives the university forward. The diverse student body includes people from 44 states and 63 countries.

The graduate programs found at UALR are as diverse as the people. There are sixty different graduate degree programs offered in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; the College of Business; the College of Education; the College of Engineering and Information Technology; the College of Professional Studies; and the College of Science. With so many programs to choose from, there is sure to be a program that fits the needs of every student. And no matter what program is the right fit, students will have their intellect challenged and expanded by attending graduate school at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

what they say

  • Lnannen

    Class of 2016 Administration

    I rated financial aid the lowest because I received my Master's degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in addition I took 40 additional hours above my Masters to get certifications in various areas of Education. All of these hours I received no financial aid and were paid for by myself or my family. When I applied for financial aid for my Educational Specialist degree I had too many graduate hours to qualify for Financial Aid. This is a University policy and at this time I really need financial aid. I am a single mom and providing for two kids and paying for graduate school on a teacher's salary was difficult. The content thus far of my graduate program in Educational Administration has been very worthwhile.

  • Kdwhite06

    Class of 2015 Social Work

    I finished my undergrad at the second largest college in Arkansas, UCA. I then went to further my education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. I didn't think I would like or enjoy UALR. I love it! It's a small school found right in Little Rock. It's very diverse and there are a lot of things to do in Little Rock. My teachers have been great and I am really enjoying the graduate program. Plus, parking at a smaller school is AWESOME!

  • Brittany Wilkerson

    Class of 2016 Management

    I like UALR Grad Program. Can't wait to earn my degree

  • Bng0830

    Class of 2015 Rehabilitation Counseling

    Pro: Faculty and Staff are very helpful in guiding me towards my future goals. They offer great internship opportunities that could be potential career locations. All instructors are passionate about the courses they teach and include the proper resources for those who need extended help. Con: There aren't many scholarship opportunities available for the graduate programs. With such a large student population the competition is too great to be considered. This leaves a lot of students with excessive student loans that hinder them as aspiring professionals.

  • Cindy L

    Class of 2015 Higher Education

    The Higher Education program at UALR, has taught me a lot just in the first semester! I have been able to use my knowledge that I am learning in the class room and apply to real life in my graduate assistantship program. Something that I am not too fond about is that the classes are late at night, I sometimes worry about my safety being on campus that late. The professors are wonderful, they are very knowledgeable and are more than willing to help us out.

  • Shalonda Johnson

    Class of 2014 Counseling

    The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a great school because it is diverse, convenient, and fun. I is located in the metro area where you can find anything you may possibly need. It offers a wide array of courses in a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere. The instructors are dedicated and they take their time each and every student.

  • Fatih

    Class of 2016 Educational Leadership

    It is a great educational leadrership program.

  • Amsmallwood

    Class of 2012 JD

    Great value and professors.

  • Raysha Clark

    Class of 2015 Social Work

    The MSW program is challenging but the staff and professors literally have a genuine interest in the students' overall educational experience. Each professor works with the students to make sure they are not only learning the "book information" but are able to apply it on our internships. Great program!!

  • Edwina Mosby

    Class of 2016 Professional and Technical Writing

    The MA-Professional and Technical Writing program at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock is one of the best of its kind. The department is very family/career oriented. They truly want to see their students succeed. I had to sit out for a while due to family and financial concerns. The graduate coordinator made me feel so special when she reached out to me to see how things were going and when I would be returning for classes. Her thoughtfulness was very influential in me finding ways to re-start my coursework. I look forward to seeing their friendly faces in the spring. I am very thankful to this small group of professionals who are very compassionate about their students' success!

Overall School rating

7.6

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as of
September, 2014
 

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