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Study at University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, popularly referred to as UAMS, was established in 1879. It is a public college and is located in Arkansas, United States. The campus of the university is spread across an area of 84 acres. UAMS, being an academic health center, includes the only medical school in Arkansas. The institution is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • College of Health Related Professions
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy
  • Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
  • Graduate School
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has an active student life. The intramural sports teams participate in flag football, basketball, and softball. UAMS is home to a student run newsletter known as the “Jones Eye Institute Outlook Newsletters”. The journal called “Vision Magazine” is also published by the institution.

Profile of University of Arkansas For Medical SciencesUAMS is in a medium-sized city, in Little Rock, AR. The school is classified as a public college. Students at UAMS earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include medicine, nursing and emergency medicine, and medical administration.

UAMS Selectivity

UAMS does not admit all applicants.

Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at UAMS are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 2, 538 students (2, 141 full-time equivalent). The Student Enrolment at UAMS is overwhelmingly male. UAMS Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medicine247medicine, pharmacy, public health, public health courses, pharmacy administration
Medical Support and Technology238radiation therapist, nuclear medical tech, dental hygienist, clinical lab tech, health diagnostic professions, audiology and speech pathology, sonography and ultrasound tech, cytotechnologist, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine185registered nursing, EMT paramedic, nursing science, nursing administration
Science24animal physiology, anatomy, toxicology, biochemistry, bacteriology, pharmacology, biological and biomedical sciences, pathology, . . .
Medical administration24medical records tech, health care administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy17dietitian, nutrition sciences
Engineering Technician0biomedical tech
Family and Social Work0social service professions
Contact: UAMSUniversity of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

4301 W Markham

Little Rock, AR 72205

General Phone: (501) 296-1275


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