In 1927, Little Rock Junior College opened to provide college-level courses to central Arkansas citizens who wanted and needed access to higher education. In its first year, “Jaycee” – as students would soon refer to the new college – met at Little Rock Senior High School and enrolled approximately 100 students paying five dollars per semester hour for the college’s two-year liberal arts program.
UA Little Rock students get to learn from the best professors around in classes that are as engaging as they are rigorous. Coursework blends critical thinking with real-world experience, providing a springboard for internships and later careers in such in-demand fields as nursing, engineering, data quality, criminal justice, and education.
UA Little Rock is a leader in the preservation and dissemination of Arkansas history through the alignment of the Department of History, the Master of Arts in public history program, and the Center for Arkansas History and Culture. Collections 88,000 archival papers, images, and books, including those of five Arkansas governors, provide a wealth of research opportunities.
The UA Little Rock Career Center is here to help UA Little Rock students and alumni prepare for internships and jobs. We will work with you to make sure you have all the tools and information you need to be successful.
The mission of the Office of International Student Services (OISS) is to actively promote international and intercultural understanding and to cultivate a mutual commitment and support for international education throughout the campus community.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock is Arkansas metropolitan university. Embedded in its philosophy is providing access to a diverse student population. The Division of Student Affairs continues to provide quality support and academic services to University of Arkansas at Little Rocks constituencies, and maintains relationships with academic departments, students, and community groups. We continue to find innovative ways to improve student services.
Ottenheimer Library collects, organizes, and provides access to information resources and library services that enrich and support the University’s research and teaching mission, foster intellectual development, and promote academic excellence.
With over a billion users around the world, its hard to find someone in the business world who isnt familiar with Microsoft Office. While the standard Office desktop software is nothing new, Microsoft has recently come out with Office 365, an online version of its Office applications that make file sharing and collaboration a breeze.
Health Services include evaluation and treatment of illnesses; physical examinations; sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening and treatment; confidential HIV testing; womens health including birth control; allergy injections; immunizations; international travel consultations; laboratory testing; referrals to off-site specialists; nutrition counseling and wellness programming.
Our campus is where our more than 12,000 students gather to learn, study, play, and interact. Stretching over 250 tree-covered acres in Little Rock’s midtown area, the main campus is home to more than 50 buildings, including many with LEED designations for their energy efficiency.Other features at UA Little Rock include:
ALR has over 150 student organizations to offer. Whether you are interested in politics, a certain culture or religious affiliations, there is a group for you.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.