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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a public institution situated in Little Rock, Arkansas. Little Rock is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

132 Undergraduate Degrees
109 Graduate Degrees

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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Rankings

UAMS is ranked #207 out of 1,284 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. UAMS also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Arkansas ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UAMS has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

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Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UAMS.

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Where Is University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences?

Location of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Contact details for UAMS are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4301 W Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205-7199
Phone: 501-296-1275
Website: www.uams.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uamshealth
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/uamshealth

How Do I Get Into UAMS?

You can apply to UAMS online at: students.uams.edu/apply/

Can I Afford University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences?

1.7% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at UAMS is 1.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Undergraduate Student Diversity

502 Full-Time Undergraduates
82% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 606 undergraduate students at UAMS, with 502 being full-time and 104 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UAMS

There are also 2,152 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 502 full-time undergraduates at UAMS, 18% are male and 82% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UAMS

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UAMS Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 47
Hispanic or Latino 35
White 364
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 40

Over 23 countries are represented at UAMS. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Bahamas.

Online Learning at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

324 Took All Classes Online
817 Took At Least One Class Online
11.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at UAMS. In 2017-2018, 817 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UAMS has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of UAMS

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was 11.0%. This is the #832 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UAMS regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 132 0 0 132
Nursing Science 0 102 2 104
Nursing Practice 0 0 5 5
TOTAL 132 102 7 241

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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