University of Arkansas-Little Rock

2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204, United States | Public University | Established 1927

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About UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 11,000 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock’s thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state’s growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

Vision Statement

UA Little Rock is dedicated to improving students’ lives and enhancing our communities. We will be a leading urban and metropolitan university that engages the city, the region and beyond through excellent teaching, research and partnerships.

Mission Statement 

The mission of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is to develop the intellect of students; to discover and disseminate knowledge; to serve and strengthen society by enhancing awareness in scientific, technical, and cultural arenas; and to promote humane sensitivities and understanding of interdependence. Within this broad mission are the responsibilities to use quality instruction to instill in students a lifelong desire to learn; to use knowledge in ways that will contribute to society; and to apply the resources and research skills of the University community to the service of the city, the state, the nation, and the world in ways that will benefit humanity. (Adopted by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Faculty Senate, 1988)

Strategic Plan Goals 

The University, through its various programs, works toward five goals within the strategic plan:

Goal 1 

Student Success: UA Little Rock will prepare its students for success.

Goal 2 

Resources: UA Little Rock will strengthen and support the human resources and infrastructure necessary to fulfill its mission and vision.

Goal 3 

Research & Creative Endeavors: UA Little Rock will encourage and support research and creative endeavors.

Goal 4 

Community Engagement: UA Little Rock will serve as an active partner in the community.

Goal 5 

Diversity & Global Citizenship: UA Little Rock will improve diversity, inclusion, equality and global understanding in the campus community.


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