The University of Arkansas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The University’s Assurance Review and Comprehensive Evaluation will take place during the 2016-17 academic year.

The University’s Quality Initiative Proposal submitted in 2014 focuses on increasing retention, graduation, and degree completion rates. A new Office for Retention and Graduation has been created to implement the initiatives outlined in the Quality Initiative Proposal.