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Little Rock, Arkansas

UALR Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
74.6%
Admission Difficulty for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into UALR and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,574 out of 2,109 applicants were admitted making UALR a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. University of Arkansas at Little Rock typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 47% 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1170-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
1%
SAT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1170
SAT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1200

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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 29 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 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 1140. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. 1 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
1230 and Above Good >84%
1200 to 1230 Avg + 75%-84%
1170 to 1200 Avg - 64%-75%
1140 to 1170 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 1140 Low <51%
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UALR ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 91 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 >84%
22 to 25 Avg + 75%-84%
19 to 22 Avg - 64%-75%
16 to 19 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 16 Low <51%
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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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UALR accepts 75% of students who apply.

 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

High School Class Rank

75% of University of Arkansas at Little Rock freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Arkansas at Little Rock students
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%

Admission Statistics

University of Arkansas at Little Rock admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,214 895 2,109
Accepted 905 669 1,574
Acceptance Rate 75% 75% 75%
Enrolled 420 322 742
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 46% 48% 47%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Sep 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
40

Applicants have 40 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Sep 1, 2019.

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.