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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

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We Are Walton

Epic Spotlight: Farid Noori

Epic Spotlight: Farid Noori

Graduate student Farid Noori’s journey to Walton College and Northwest Arkansas starts out with bread, mountains and a bike.

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EPIC Spotlight: Kathryn Carlisle

EPIC Spotlight: Kathryn Carlisle

Banks are a big part of many people’s lives. They use them to receive and store their paychecks, pay their bills, take out loans and save. For most working Americans, having enough money to open and retain a checking account can be fairly easy. Kathryn Carlisle Senior Managing Director Blockchain Center of Excellence But for … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Kathryn Carlisle

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Reeves’ former students unite for solar project

Reeves’ former students unite for solar project

Carol Reeves’ journey to have a solar-powered home began two decades ago when she became concerned about the environment.

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EPIC Spotlight: Barbara Lofton

EPIC Spotlight: Barbara Lofton

As a young girl and teenager, Barbara Lofton stood up to racism in her home state of Mississippi. “If there was a march, I was in it,” says Lofton, director of the Walton College Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

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EPIC Spotlight: Cindy Moehring

EPIC Spotlight: Cindy Moehring

Cindy Moehring has held many jobs. Regardless of where she worked, she made the same observation. “It really seemed to me that there were too many business leaders entering the business world without the awareness of basic business ethics issues,” Moehring says.

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EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

Do you play a musical instrument? Are you good at geometry? These are questions that Barry Bryan might ask a student considering accounting as a major. It’s been his experience that these skills often make for good accountants.

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EPIC Spotlight: Garrett Rybak

EPIC Spotlight: Garrett Rybak

At the age of 23, Garrett Rybak sat in the cockpit of a T-34 with the engine roaring and propellers spinning. After the requisite safety checks, he grabbed the controls and sped the aircraft down the runway until it went airborne into the Wild Blue Yonder.

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EPIC Spotlight: Chris Houser

EPIC Spotlight: Chris Houser

After six years in the Air Force, Chris Houser had a plan upon his discharge: to see America.

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