University of Arkansas - Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law

University of Arkansas - Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law

With a student body of approximately 440 and one of the lowest student/faculty ratios of any law school — 15 to 1 — the UALR Bowden School of Law offers a challenging educational experience in a close and supportive environment. Smaller classes enhance the learning experience. Students interact with their peers and with the members of the faculty to a degree not possible at many schools. Our faculty is an experienced group of caring teachers and scholars. The academic experience at the UALR Bowen School of Law is challenging and rigorous, yet supportive. In addition, our low tuition enables our graduates to choose among a wide variety of employment opportunities without worrying about paying off an enormous debt.

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students399
Student-faculty ratio22:1
Tuition $15,161 per year (full-time, in-state)
$30,676 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$10,605 per year (part-time, in-state)
$20,948 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$16,256
Founded In1969
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Arkansas - Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Arkansas - Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
skueter 151 A 3.04

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
erinanelson 159 A 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
nikki94 154 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jhouston102 146 A 3.50

Pending

- - - 8 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants665358240
Number of Offers28623254
Number of Matriculants13910534
75% GPA3.533.533.49
Median GPA3.313.323.28
25% GPA3.043.062.84
75% LSAT147148145
Median LSAT151151151
25% LSAT155155156
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students399
Total Students Receiving Grants258
% of Students Receiving Grants64.7
75% Grant Amount$12,888
Median Grant Amount$6,400
25% Grants Amount$2,678
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship65
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)16
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship25%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (36.8)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (21.1)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (4)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (2.8)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (327)
  • Hispanics (9)
  • Black or African American (32)
  • Asian (6)
  • American Indian / Native (10)
  • Other (10)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (4)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (6)


  • Total Women% (46.4)
  • Total Men% (53.6)
University of Arkansas - Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 116 76.29% 76.69% -0.40%
2014 131 74.76% 75.58% -0.82%
2013 140 70.58% 77.27% -6.69%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (78)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (20)
  • Employed Other (17)
  • Unemployed (16)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (6)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association