University of Arkansas at Little Rock Graduate Schools

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (referred to as UA Little Rock) is a Public, 4 years school located in Little Rock, AR. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is $7,594 for Arkansas residents and $14,884 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,326 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,295 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (referred to as UA Little Rock) is a Public, 4 years school located in Little Rock, AR. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1929 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UA Little Rock Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock)
Address2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone501-569-3000
Webhttps://ualr.edu/www
Online Applicationhttps://ualr.edu/admissions/application
Financial Infohttps://ualr.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is $7,594 for Arkansas residents and $14,884 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,326 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,295 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 150 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 39 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,884
$7,594 for Arkansas Residents
Student Population2,326
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs150 graduate programs
(39 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is $7,594 for Arkansas residents and $14,884 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $320 for Arkansas residents and $725 for out-of-state students.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)39 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Arkansas at Little Rock is $7,594 for Arkansas residents and $14,884 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,680$1,468$17,400$1,468
2018-2019$7,680$2,390$17,400$2,390
2019-2020$5,760$1,834$13,050$1,834
2020-2021$5,760$1,834$13,050$1,834
2021-2022$5,760$1,834$13,050$1,834
The graduate school tuition & fees of UA Little Rock is average compared to public graduate schools in Arkansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Arkansas graduate tuition is $13,797 (public) / $20,995 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Arkansas at Little Rock$7,594$14,884
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Arkansas Graduate Schools$11,438$15,858
Public$7,760$13,797
Private$20,995
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,955 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,117. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,218$3,540$9,145$4,824
2018-2019$8,260$4,769$6,652$5,898
2019-2020$8,556$4,630$8,811$5,670
2020-2021$9,162$6,059$11,324$7,793
2021-2022$9,162$6,059$11,324$7,793
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $320 for Arkansas residents and $725 for other students at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$320$725
2018-2019$320$725
2019-2020$320$725
2020-2021$320$725
2021-2022$320$725
The law school tuition at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is $13,693 for Arkansas residents and $26,448 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$10,681$3,012$23,436$3,012

Graduate Programs at UA Little Rock

University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers 71 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 677 students have completed their study at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Offered Degrees at University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree399416
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship9150
Doctor's degree - other10131
Post Bachelor's Degree20476
Post Master's Degree204
Total7114677
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Arkansas at Little Rock by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Information Science/Studies program with 16 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 82 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 131 completers.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers 71 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 677 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 416 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 131 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 76 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 4 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 16 completers-
Journalism8-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)8-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 21 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences4-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)11-
Information Science/Studies6-
Education [+] (4 completers) 92 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction5-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration4-
Educational/Instructional Technology10-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22$46,000
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1$43,000
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching2-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels25-
Reading Teacher Education6-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor5-
Engineering [+] 3 completers-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Systems Engineering3-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering0-
Engineering Technology [+] 5 completers-
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician5-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 21 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing21-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 11 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies11-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Bioinformatics1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 10 completers-
Applied Mathematics10-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 12 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management12-
Physical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Physical Sciences5-
Chemistry7-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 13 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies13-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 111 completers-
Public Administration18-
Social Work51$46,000
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)42-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Art/Art Studies4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor16-
Business [+] 62 completers-
Business Administration and Management48$56,300
Management Science14-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total416
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences13-
Education [+] 11 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration3-
Reading Teacher Education6-
Engineering [+] 8 completers-
Engineering8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Bioinformatics3-
Physical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Physical Sciences12-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 3 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Total50
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 131 completers-
Law131-
Total131
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 15 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)6-
Information Science/Studies9-
Education [+] (2 completers) 14 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented2-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments5-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing8-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Statistics (other)8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution2-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
Public Administration7-
Social Work5-
Construction Trades [+] 0 completers-
Building Construction Technology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor2-
Business [+] 15 completers-
Business Administration and Management4-
Accounting and Finance0-
Management Science11-
Total76
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Reading Teacher Education2-
Total4

Graduate Student Population at UA Little Rock

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,326 students enrolled into University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate schools where it has total 8,295 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,107 full-time and 1,219 part-time graduate students. By gender, 896 male and 1,430 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,3268961,430
Full-time1,107456651
Part-tme1,219440779
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,352 White (58.13%), 436 Black/African American (18.74%), 33 Hispanic (1.42%), 68 Asian (2.92%), and 437 students with other races. 283 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,3268961,430
American Indian/Native American1688
Asian683038
Black/African American436101335
Hispanic331023
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,352537815
Two More953263
Un-Known431132
Non-resident Alien283167116
University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,107 graduate students (47.59% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 268 graduate students (11.52% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,326
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,107
Enrolled Some Online Courses268
Not in Online Courses951
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. 488 students are aged 20 to 24 (20.98% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.04%), 215 students are aged above 50 (9.24%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,3268961,430
Age 18-19101
Age 20-2118414
Age 22-24470155315
Age 25-29627246381
Age 30-34383175208
Age 35-39259109150
Age 40-49353127226
Age 50-6417362111
Over 64421824

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