Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is the flagship institution of the University of Arkansas System. Located in Fayetteville, UAF is the state’s foremost partner, resource and catalyst for education and economic development.
Founded as Little Rock Junior College in 1926, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) is Arkansas’s premier metropolitan university. UALR is committed to responding to the needs of the community by creating active links between the campus, community and commerce.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock is the only academic health sciences university in the state of Arkansas. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of the state’s 75 counties.
Founded in 1909 as the Fourth District Agricultural School, the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) is one of the region’s few remaining open admissions universities.
An 1890 land-grant institution, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is the second-oldest public university and the only public historically black institution in Arkansas.
Upon joining the UA System in 2002, the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) began transitioning from a two-year college to a four-year university
The University of Arkansas System eVersity is a 100 percent online institution created by the UA Board of Trustees in March 2014 to serve students who are unable to access traditional higher education campuses.
Founded in 1951, Grantham University developed as part of the traditional college and university movement of the late 20th century with a main campus in Southern California. As interest in Grantham’s degree programs grew beyond campus boundaries, the college developed distance education programs to serve a geographically dispersed student body. Since 2000, Grantham began offering degree programs exclusively online and in late 2021, Grantham University joined the University of Arkansas System and officially became the University of Arkansas Grantham.