University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR)

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock can be found in Little Rock, AR, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly fourteen thousand students are enrolled at UALR.

The majority of students getting into UALR had an SAT score between 770 to 960, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 20 to 27. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UALR average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.45. 53% of all students that apply are admitted to University of Arkansas at Little Rock, from which 88% choose to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the UALR acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 73%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UALR Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Arkansas at Little Rock was reported as 52.7% in Fall 2013 with over 1,440 applications submitted to UALR. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UALR ACT Scores: 20 - 27
  • UALR Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Arkansas at Little Rock?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Arkansas at Little Rock, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

How Does UALR Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Arkansas at Little Rock is five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Central Arkansas90.0%
Harding University76.3%
Arkansas Tech University85.0%
Arkansas State University-Main Campus75.5%
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith57.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UALR (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math19 - 26
Composite Score20 - 27
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