Frequently Asked Questions

What programs are offered by the UAMS Graduate School?
The UAMS Graduate School offers M.S. and/or Ph.D. degrees. A list of our programs can be found here.

Is there an application fee? 

Where do I send my application materials? 
Please send ALL application materials to:
UAMS Graduate School
4301 W. Markham Street, Slot #601
Little Rock, AR  72205

If using courier services:
UAMS Graduate School
Admin West Building #1
300 Hooper Drive, Room 1.213
Little Rock, AR 72205


What is the ETS institution code for the UAMS Graduate School? 

How important is the GRE? 
The GRE is important, but there are other factors that also play a role in admissions (letters of recommendation, grades, CV, etc.).

Is there a minimum GPA or GRE score?  
Each program specifies minimum GPA and GRE scores.  The Graduate School requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70 on coursework for your first undergraduate degree.

Where can I find additional information about the GRE?
You can visit the ETS Web site for specific information regarding the GRE test and score reporting.

Is there an application deadline?
Some programs do have specific deadlines.  Please check with individual programs for specific requirements.

The program I want to apply to does not have a deadline.  So, when should I apply?  
A few of our programs do not have set deadlines.  It is still better to apply as soon as you can since each program only has a set number of positions.

Can I apply to more than one program? 
Yes, you can apply for up to 2 programs.  If you apply to 2 programs, you only need to submit one copy of your application materials.

How much is Graduate School tuition per semester? 
Tuition and fees for 2020-21 can be found here.

Where can I find information about financial aid?  
The UAMS Student Financial Aid office can assist you with obtaining financial aid.

Are there additional requirements for international students? 
Yes. In addition to the program requirements, international students need to submit additional materials.

Is there on-campus student housing?
Yes.  A residence hall is available.

How many students are enrolled at UAMS?
UAMS has about 2,775 students with 268 of those students enrolled in the Graduate School.

I am interested in a program not listed on the Graduate School website.  What other programs are offered at UAMS?  
UAMS houses a number of different programs in the Colleges of Health Related ProfessionsMedicineNursingPharmacy, and Public Health and the Graduate School.

Can I be admitted without an official GRE, TOEFL, or IELTS score (if applicable)?  
All application requirements must be submitted for a student to be accepted into a degree program.