UALR Admission RequirementsLittle Rock, Arkansas
Chances of getting into University of Arkansas at Little Rock
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UALR and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,057 out of 2,593 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 66 percent. University of Arkansas at Little Rock typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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UALR SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT4%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
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 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 4 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1190 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1070 to 1190||Avg +||79%-86%|
|950 to 1070||Avg -||69%-79%|
|830 to 950||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 830||Low||<57%|
UALR ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT89%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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. The school ranks #10 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>87%|
|21 to 25||Avg +||79%-87%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||70%-79%|
|15 to 18||Reach||60%-70%|
|Less than 15||Low||<60%|
Avg. High School GPA3.18
Typical High School GradesB
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. The school ranks #11 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.18 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UALR accepts 79% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
75% of University of Arkansas at Little Rock freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||43%|
|Top 50% of class||75%|
|Bottom 50% of class||25%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||32%||28%|
Applications are DueSep 1, 2020
Days left to Apply50
Applicants have 50 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Sep 1, 2020.
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.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Arkansas at Little Rock and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
4% of students submit their SAT scores to UALR. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
79% of those who apply are granted admission to UALR. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1190. 4% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.