University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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world rank  1370

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Established in 1879, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a non-profit public state specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Little Rock (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 141 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAMS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UAMS
Founded 1879
Motto Veritate Duce Progredi
To Advance with Truth as our Guide

University Location

Address 4301 W Markham
Little Rock
72205-7199 Arkansas
United States
Tel +1 (501) 686 7000
Fax +1 (501) 686 5905

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 4301 West Markham Street
Little Rock 72205
(501) 686 5000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
2000 Classification Medical schools and medical centers
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences's Library
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 26,647 physical volumes, 180 physical media, 2,280 digital/electronic medium and 105 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 177 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Arkansas System (UA System)

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