About University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Founded in , University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. is a college. Located in Arkansas, which is a city setting in Arkansas, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 674 full time undergraduate students, and 2,195 full time graduate students.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 7:1. There are 139 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate%
Application Deadline
Application Fee70
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Admissions at UAMS are considered , with ,1% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    3 Students rated on-campus housing 5 stars. 67 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    3 Students rated off-campus housing 4.3 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    8 Students rated campus food 4.1 stars. 38 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    9 Students rated campus facilities 4.6 stars. 67 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    9 Students rated class size 4.9 stars. 78 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    9 Students rated school activities 2.8 stars. 11 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    9 Students rated local services 4.4 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    9 Students rated academics 5 stars. 89 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences?

5 Students rated University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Ben - 08/04/2019

Terrible school in the middle of nowhere

Samantha - 07/21/2019

UAMS is an excellent university! They have a dedicated faculty who genuinely care for your success. The classes are challenging but rewarding. UAMS has a unique clinical opportunity as they are a teaching hospital. Because of this, students receive an excellent learning experience.

Jessica - 04/03/2019

I love it so much! I honestly feel like I will be prepared for real-life nursing following graduation! They also incorporate teaching with other health care professionals so we can integrate interprofessional teamwork outside of school once we’re in the workforce.

Alicia - 05/31/2017

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a genuinely unique learning environment, specializing in highly specific fields in medicine. Medical education and care ranges from routine to rare and includes research clinics. For instance, Jones Eye Institute at UAMS is currently providing routine eye care and surgeries, but also serves as a research facility for genetic eye disease. Using the latest technology to help identify genes and trace lineage of the diseases helps to teach not only technology students how to become eye care technologists, but also ophthalmologists in residency and medical assistants. UAMS truly exhibits its core values of excellence, integrity, and respect to support not only their educational environment, but their clinical and community environment as well.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is %. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    I would tell myself not to worry about College. It is not as scary as everyone makes it out to be. Teachers will help you with any questions you have and they want the best for you. If you put your mind to it, everything is going to be okay.

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  3. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    I pretty much knew alot about this school before going to it.

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  4. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    A school of knowledge, care, hope, and opportunity .

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  5. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    UAMS offers are huge variety of degrees in the medical field. It is paired up with at teaching hospital that allows us a great opportunity of learning. It is ranked top in some of the degrees it offers it students, such as Respiratory Therapy, which is what my degree is in. Class sizes are small depending on the degree you are seeking and their are very realistic labs to help us be the best we can in our professions.

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  6. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    someone who loves research.

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  7. Describe the students at your school.

    My classmates are focused but allow time for leisure. We all help each other out.

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  8. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    I do not think there is a bad thing about my school.

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  9. What kind of person should attend this school?

    Someone who is ready to be well trained for a good career.

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  10. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most frustrating thing about my school is the parking. There are not enough parking spaces around this campus, you have to try and find a place to park and walk miles away to class which makes you late to class. I think they need to add more parking lots for the students.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

N/A of students attending University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receive some sort of financial aid. N/A were awarded federal grants. While N/A received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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