The UAMS College of Medicine has educated and trained the vast majority of Arkansas’ physicians since 1879. As an integral component of the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, we prepare clinicians and scientists to make their mark around the world.

What’s special about us?

Student speaking in classWe may have been around a long time, but our curriculum is always evolving to reflect the rapid advances in biomedical knowledge and new, more effective approaches to medical education. We will teach you to think critically and to understand and apply basic science knowledge to clinical practice. We have been a leader in simulation education for many years, helping our students transition to clinical training settings with confidence. Our dedicated faculty members, comprehensive advising program and Academic Houses help students grow professionally and personally.

Jackson Haynes, Class of 2021

Jackson Haynes, Class of 2021

How can I learn more?

Our Applicant Guide is a great place to start. You’ll find dates and deadlines, pre-matriculation requirements, application procedures, and contact information. You’ll read about what we’re looking for in applicants – and even meet some of our current students. For more in-depth information, download the UAMS Catalog. We also recommend the Association of American Medical Colleges’ website for general information about pursuing a career in medicine.


Call, email or write us!

Jeanne McLachlin, Ph.D.
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Admissions Office
UAMS College of Medicine
4301 W Markham, #551
Little Rock, AR  72205

(501) 686-5354