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UALR Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

89.8%
Admission Difficulty for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into UALR? The school has a 90% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,828 out of 2,035 applicants were admitted making University of Arkansas at Little Rock an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. University of Arkansas at Little Rock typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
970-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
2%
SAT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Arkansas at Little Rock?

University of Arkansas at Little Rock typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Arkansas at Little Rock admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >94%
1070 to 1170 Avg + 90%-94%
970 to 1070 Avg - 84%-90%
870 to 970 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 870 Low <76%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
98%
ACT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UALR?

Admission data indicates that UALR regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Arkansas at Little Rock admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >94%
22 to 25 Avg + 90%-94%
19 to 22 Avg - 84%-90%
16 to 19 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 16 Low <76%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.18
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Arkansas at Little Rock was 3.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.18 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UALR accepts 90% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Arkansas at Little Rock students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 20% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 3% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

University of Arkansas at Little Rock admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,192 843 2,035
Accepted 1,071 757 1,828
Acceptance Rate 90% 90% 90%
Enrolled 473 332 805
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 44% 44%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Sep 1, 2018
Days left to Apply
131

Applicants have 131 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Sep 1, 2018.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UALR before the Sep 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 5 May 17
Jun 2 Jul 11
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 9 Jun 19
Jul 14 Jul 24

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Arkansas at Little Rock and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Arkansas at Little Rock
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106245 IPEDS survey data for University of Arkansas at Little Rock.