About Walton College
Since its founding at the University of Arkansas in 1926, the Sam M. Walton College of Business has grown to become the state's premier college of business – as well as a nationally competitive business school.
Walton College's world-class faculty currently serve over 6,100 students, offering nine undergraduate majors and a host of minor programs.
Our Graduate School of Business administers MBA, EMBA, and Ph.D programs as well as other graduate and certificate programs.
Deep connections with retail and transportation sectors have created tremendous research opportunities with some of the world's largest companies.
The Power of Place
The Sam M. Walton College of Business is located thirty minutes away from the headquarters of the world’s largest retailer, Walmart.
In the past twenty years, over 300 Fortune 500 companies have established satellite offices in Northwest Arkansas to support Walmart.
These companies provide our students with unparalleled access to summer internships, part time employment during the regular semesters, and lucrative job opportunities both in Northwest Arkansas and throughout the world after graduation.Walton College Career Center Life in Northwest Arkansas
Successful alumni, business leaders, and influential industry advisors lend their time, talents, and valuable insights to inform our curriculum, bolster our research, and create meaningful connections between academia and industry.Executive Advisory Board Alumni Advisory Council
Accounting Department: Advisory Board
MBA Alumni Advisory Board
Center for Retailing Excellence: Board Members
Supply Chain Management Research Center: Board Members
Information Technology Research Institute: Board Members
Diversity and Inclusion: Corporate Advisory Board
Enterprise Systems Advisory Board
Information Technology Specialty
Innovative organizations place high value on cross-disciplinary leaders, and we've positioned our curriculum to meet that demand. When information technology expertise is blended with traditional business disciplines, our graduates can 'pull it all together' to make timely, informed decisions for their employers.
Enterprise technology gifts from industry partners have greatly benefited our programs. These include real-world data sets from Sam's Club, Tyson Foods, Dillard's, Acxiom and Walmart.Enterprise Systems Information Systems Department
Technology Support Center
Information Technology Research Institute