University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

country rank  542
world rank  1482

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University Overview

Established in 1879, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Little Rock (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 139 years old 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.

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 (population range: 50,000-249,999)
72205-7199 Arkansas
United States
T +1 (501) 686 7000
F +1 (501) 686 5905

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 4301 West Markham Street
Little Rock 72205
+1 (501) 686 5000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

Affiliations

  • University of Arkansas System (UA System)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018