Chances of getting into University of Arkansas at Little Rock

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.3%
Admission Difficulty for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery 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.

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UALR SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
4%
SAT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1070

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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.

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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
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%
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UALR ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
89%
ACT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
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
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.

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 >87%
21 to 25 Avg + 79%-87%
18 to 21 Avg - 70%-79%
15 to 18 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 15 Low <60%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. 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.

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Admission Statistics

University of Arkansas at Little Rock admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,605 988 2,593
Accepted 1,259 798 2,057
Acceptance Rate 78% 81% 79%
Enrolled 322 253 575
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 32% 28%

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.

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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.