University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) vs. Coastal Carolina University

Compare two schools with tuition, admission, test scores, and more academic characteristics.

  • Both University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) and Coastal Carolina University are public.
  • UA Little Rock is located in Little Rock, AR and Coastal Carolina University is located in Conway, SC.
  • Coastal Carolina University has more expensive tuition of $28,490 than UA Little Rock ($21,767).
  • Coastal Carolina University has tighter acceptance rate of 61.19% than UA Little Rock (74.63%).
  • Coastal Carolina University has higher SAT scores of 1,100 than UA Little Rock (1,080).
  • Coastal Carolina University is larger with 10,337 students than UA Little Rock (8,197 students).
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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#263 in National Universities
#10 in Arkansas
Rankings#22 in South Carolina
Public, 4-yearsSchool TypePublic, 4-years
Little Rock, ARLocationConway, SC
UA Little RockKnown as
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Associate
2-4 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered Degrees1 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
$9,512 Arkansas residents
$21,767 out-of-state
Undergraduate$11,640 South Carolina residents
$28,490 out-of-state
$7,594 Arkansas residents
$14,884 out-of-state
Graduate$10,764 South Carolina residents
$20,628 out-of-state
$7,915Financial Aid$10,353
Admission
$40 undergraduate
$40 graduate
Application Fee$45 undergraduate
$45 graduate
74.63%Acceptance Rate61.19%
47.14%Yield21.04%
1,080 SAT, 21 ACTTest Scores1,100 SAT, 22 ACT
Student Population
8,197Total Students10,337
5,825Undergraduate9,794
2,372Graduate543
3,223Online Enrollment554
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
42%Graduation Rate48%
25%Transfer-out Rate36%
75%Retention Rate71%
$39,500Average Earning after Graduation$44,500
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and Graduate
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,395)
$5,180 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 4,731)
$5,660 average annual costs
Not offered or not ReportedMeal PlanNot offered or not Reported
Faculties and Staffs
11 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
372 Full-time
239 Part-time
Number of Faculties486 Full-time
127 Part-time
1,149 Full-time
239 Part-time
Number of Staffs1,267 Full-time
236 Part-time
$70,424 for Faculties
$52,485 Part-time
Average Salary$73,328 for Faculties
$57,178 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2022-2023