University of Arkansas is a leading public, co-educational, land-grant, space-grant, research university.

The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The teacher education programs in the College of Education and Health Professions are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The degree programs in the School of Law on the Fayetteville campus are accredited by both the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools. Some other programs are also accredited by relevant agencies, associations, or professional organizations.

Spring International Language Center at University of Arkansas is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) and the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).


- Ranked in the top tier among the best national universities in the 2010 edition of America’s Best Colleges, the annual consumer survey prepared by U.S. News and World Report. At the college level, The Sam M. Walton College of Business was ranked among the top 50 business programs, ranked 42nd overall.

- The Guide to 286 Green Colleges, published by The Princeton Review in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, includes the University of Arkansas among its list of 286 colleges and universities with the most impressive campus sustainability programs. It was the only university in the state included in the guide.

- Rated 59th on the list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges for 2008 (Kiplinger's Personal Finance).

- Rated 16th among public institutions nationally according to a study of institutional endowments conducted by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) for 2004. The University of Arkansas Foundation is also named with the university in the ranking.

- The University of Arkansas is "among the most affordable of major research universities" according to The Princeton Review.

- Listed among " America's 100 Best College Buys" as rated by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc.

- Ranked one of the top 300 institutions in The Fiske Guide to Colleges.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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