University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Future Students

Future Students

Northwest Arkansas is the beating heart of the world's retail industry. Walton College's corporate sponsors, world-class faculty and industry connections translate into student success. Simply put, Walton students get jobs.



Why Students Choose Walton College


Ultimate ROI

Undergraduate Students

A bachelor’s degree is a smart next step for recent high school graduates, transfer students or non-traditional students ready to transition into the next phase of their career.

Walton College offers experiences outside the classroom to help students grow personally and professionally. Our study abroad programs, mentoring programs, internships and career services office provide unique opportunities for students.

Bachelor's Degrees

Information for incoming freshman and transfer students

Graduate Students

If you hold a bachelor’s degree and are ready for the next challenge, consider pursuing a master’s degree. Coupled with professional experience, a master’s degree, Ph.D. or specialized certificate can help strengthen your career, qualify you for a more senior position or attract a higher salary.

Programs at the Graduate School of Business include: Walton MBA, Walton Executive MBA, Business Analytics Graduate Certificate, Master of Information Systems, Master of Accountancy or Ph.D. Programs.

Graduate Degrees

For Master's or Doctoral Degrees, and Graduate Certificates

Fayetteville: A Great Place to Call Home




We Are Walton

Think. Plan. Do.

Think. Plan. Do.

Meet accounting student Thea Winston from eastern Arkansas. After Winston graduates in May, she will attend Vanderbilt University to earn a master’s degree in accounting.

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Walton College Seeking Aspirations in Computing Award Applications

Walton College Seeking Aspirations in Computing Award Applications

The Information Technology Research Institute is accepting applications from female high school students and educators for Aspirations in Computing Award.

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EPIC Spotlight: Nee Karas

EPIC Spotlight: Nee Karas

In a building near a busy intersection in the middle of Fayetteville is an oasis – one where people can free their minds and bodies with yoga. It’s Nee Karas’ way of sharing with others a practice that serves as a template to her well-being.

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EPIC Spotlight: Matt Brown

EPIC Spotlight: Matt Brown

Baked beans. Comfort food for cookouts and tailgating. Goes well with hotdogs, barbecue and hamburgers.

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EPIC Spotlight: Esther Udouj

EPIC Spotlight: Esther Udouj

Esther Udouj’s office is nestled in a wooded area, away from the dealerships filled with new cars waiting for new owners.

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EPIC Spotlight: Jerra Nalley

EPIC Spotlight: Jerra Nalley

Jerra Nalley loves Northwest Arkansas. From the funky, artistic community in Eureka Springs to the vibrant night life on Fayetteville’s Dickson Street, she wants the world to know all about it. It’s her living.

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EPIC Spotlight: Abhijith Anand

EPIC Spotlight: Abhijith Anand

Abhijith Anand reflects fondly on his introduction to computers as a child.

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EPIC Spotlight: Heather Nelson

EPIC Spotlight: Heather Nelson

Heather Nelson is drawn to stories. Everybody has one. Even her customers.

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