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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Little Rock, AR

At A Glance

Main Address

4301 W Markham St Lot 598

Little Rock, AR 72205-7101

Admission Office

4301 West Markham Street

Little Rock, AR 72205

(501) 686-7000

Type of School




college of health sciences

college of nursing

college of pharmacy

4-year school


Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 0424

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 606

In-State Tuition : $8,236.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $15,976.00

School Calendar


Degrees Available







Small City (50-250k)


Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

University has 5 colleges (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, health professions, public health) and graduate school.



Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : --


SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : May 15

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : Jan 15

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 10 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Health Professions : 100.0%

Health Professions : 100.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Anatomy D M
Animal Physiology D M
Biochemistry D M
Bioinformatics C D M
Cell Physiology D
Epidemiology D
Human/Medical Genetics M
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology D M
Molecular Biochemistry D M
Pathology/Experimental Pathology M
Pharmacology D M
Toxicology D M

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Audiology/Audiologist D
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist D M
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist B
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist B
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A B
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician B
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A B
Environmental Health D M
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator B
Health Services Administration M
Health/Health Care Administration/Management M
Medical Informatics D M
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist A B M
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist B
Nursing Practice D
Nursing Science B D M
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene M
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist M
Pharmaceutical Sciences D
Physical Therapy/Therapist D
Physician Assistant M
Public Health, General D M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist A
Surgical Technology/Technologist A

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences C D M
Nutrition Sciences M

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Independent Study

Double Major

Accelerated Program

Honors Program


Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 4 miles from downtown of Little Rock.

Small City


Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 606

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 601

Graduate enrollment : 2,152

Student General Information

All students average age : 33

Full time students average age : 26

In state students : 93.0%

Out of state students : 7.0%

Part Time students : 16.0%

Percentage of males : 18.0%

Percentage of females : 82.0%


Two or more races : 3.0%

Black African American : 11.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 7.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 5.0%

White : 71.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 1.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Apartments For Single Students

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Sport's Levels Available


Counseling And Wellness

Health services

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Financial aid counseling

Minority students services

Personal counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Study skills assistance


Writing center


Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries


Choral Groups


Concert Band


Dance Activity




Film Society




Government or Political Activity


International Student Organization


Jazz Band


Literary Magazine


Marching Band


Model United Nations


Music Ensembles


Musical Theater




Pep Band


Radio Station




Student Newspaper


Symphony Orchestra


Television Station





Sport Name

Levels Available


Men's Intramural


Men's Intramural


Men's Intramural


Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural


General Applying Information

Application Fee: $50.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --

Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Admissions criteria vary according to academic program.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math


SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing


ACT Composite


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 39.0%

% of loans / jobs : 61.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Gloria Kemp

Financial aid office phone : (501) 686-6128

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:


Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $279.50

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $602.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by


Minority Status

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by


State/District Residency

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

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The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 716

Transfers admitted percentage: 61.0%

Transfers admitted: 439

Transfers enrolled percentage: 52.0%

Transfers enrolled: 379

Terms in which transfer students may enroll





Transfers accepted as

2nd semester freshman




Special Requirements

Admission policies and regulations vary by program. Application closing dates vary by program.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $15,976.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $602.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser