University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

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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.



Why Students Choose Walton College


Message from a Graduate

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

EPIC Spotlight: Hyunseok Jung

EPIC Spotlight: Hyunseok Jung

Between the time Hyunseok Jung earned his economics degree and was employed by the South Korean government, he worked for 2½ years at a fire station.

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EPIC Spotlight: Jialie Chen

EPIC Spotlight: Jialie Chen

Jialie Chen came to the United States fully prepared to enroll in a doctoral program with a concentration on economics. Then he discovered marketing.

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EPIC Spotlight: Caleb Rawson

EPIC Spotlight: Caleb Rawson

Caleb Rawson spent much of his childhood at his father’s builders supply store. While customers walked down the aisle, picking out fixtures for their home or office, young Rawson was behind the scenes, stocking inventory and doing different tasks.

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EPIC Spotlight: Mary Lacity

EPIC Spotlight: Mary Lacity

When Mary Lacity was a college student, she wanted to mathematically model the universe. If she could just figure out every motion of the atom, so much of life’s questions could be answered.

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EPIC Spotlight: Sebastian Schuetz

EPIC Spotlight: Sebastian Schuetz

Logging into Facebook, downloading music or posting an image on Instagram are activities easily taken for granted.

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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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