Living in Little Rock

UAMS is located in the capital of Arkansas, Little Rock. This metropolitan area has a population of more than 628,000 and a low cost of living.

Little Rock experiences four distinct seasons, with an overall moderate climate.

Residents of Little Rock can enjoy a wide variety of historic preservations, visual arts, performing arts, libraries, and nightlife. A large number of museums are located in the area, including the Clinton Presidential Library.

Just a few of the many attractions Little Rock has to offer include:

  • River Market District
  • Trolley service connecting Little Rock and North Little Rock
  • Historic Arkansas Museum
  • State Capital
  • Little Rock Zoo
  • Riverfront Park
  • Central High School Museum Visitors Center
  • Maritime Museum
  • IMAX Theater
  • Old State House Museum
  • Arkansas Repertory Theatre
  • Little Rock Farmers’ Market
  • Various sporting events

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