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UALR Tuition & Cost

Little Rock, Arkansas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Arkansas Resident Sticker Price
$24,837
In State Costs for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,729
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$2,637
Room and Board $9,162
Other Expenses Budget$6,059
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$35,428
Out of State Costs for University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Fee Cost
Tuition$16,320
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$2,637
Room and Board $9,162
Other Expenses Budget$6,059

Residents of Arkansas pay an annual total price of $24,837 to attend University of Arkansas at Little Rock on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,729 for tuition, $9,162 room and board, $1,250 for books and supplies and $2,637 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $35,428 which is 42.6% higher than Arkansas residents. The tuition charge is $16,320 while room and board is $9,162, books and supplies are $1,250 and other fees come in at $2,637.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Arkansas at Little Rock when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$12,235
Net Price by Income University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$14,180
$30,001 to $48,000$15,542
$48,001 to $75,000$18,206
$75,001 to $110,000$20,324
$110,000+$20,416

The average reported annual net price for University of Arkansas at Little Rock for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $12,235 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

96% of full-time undergrad University of Arkansas at Little Rock received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $8,947 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 51% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $6,256 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $8,275.

Finanical Aid University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $8,947 96%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $7,521 55%
Pell Grants $5,188 58%
Other Federal Grants $789 79%
State and Local Grants $1,394 52%
Federal Student Loans $6,256 51%
Other Student Loans $8,275 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Arkansas at Little Rock, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $28,536. The loan balance of $28,536 is a four year multiple of the $7,134 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $272 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $28,536
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $272.26
Total Interest Paid $4,135.79
Sum of All Loan Payments $32,671.79

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$99,348
Year Arkansas Residents Non Residents
1 $24,837 $35,428
2 $26,576 $37,908
3 $28,436 $40,562
4 $30,426 $43,401

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Arkansas at Little Rock to be $99,348 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Arkansas Residents $217 $651 $868
Out of State Residents $625 $1,875 $2,500

Estimated cost for a class at University of Arkansas at Little Rock based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Arkansas at Little Rock versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106245 IPEDS survey data for University of Arkansas at Little Rock.