Largest Universities in Arkansas

The largest universities and colleges in Arkansas are the Arkansas State University, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and University of Central Arkansas.

Arkansas State University (ASU) is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System, the state's second largest college system and third largest university by enrollment. ASU is a first class academic institution with outstanding faculty, staff, facilities as well as numerous programs of study. It provides an affordable and accessible, quality education to a diverse array of students.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) is a leading public research university and the second largest university by enrollment in the state of Arkansas. The University is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Department of Biology is one of the largest and most dynamic on the UALR campus, with a long tradition of involving students in research as full team players.

The University of Arkansas (UA) at Fayetteville was founded in 1871. It is categorized by the Carnegie Foundation as a high-activity Research University.

The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) is a state-run institution and is the third largest college system in the state. The University offers a diversity of services to meet the daily needs of students, including student health, counseling, health and wellness, career services, disability support, financial aid, registrar, student accounts, minority services, etc. UCA is ranked 23rd among the top 25 “Most Desirable Large Schools” in the Fall 2010 Kaplan/Newsweek guide, Finding the Right College for You. The University has the second largest library in the state and is the first to be fully automated with CD technology. All faculty have Internet access as well as wireless capabilities.

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