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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EPIC Spotlight: Varun Grover

EPIC Spotlight: Varun Grover

The journey may seem the same: Ph.D. student starts their first year. They grow and, hopefully, write papers that get published. Then comes graduation and, if all goes well, they get an assistant professorship at a university.

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Boundless

Boundless

Walton College’s Noel Morris has been raising funds and awareness for the purchase and delivery of wheelchairs for those in need in third world countries. Morris didn’t go looking for this project – it came to him.

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Video Project Highlights Shook’s Freshman Business Connections Class

Video Project Highlights Shook’s Freshman Business Connections Class

Carole Shook created a team project to encourage freshmen to get to know each other, discover resources on campus and strengthen personal development skills.

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University of Arkansas Enactus Team Named Regional Champs

University of Arkansas Enactus Team Named Regional Champs

U of A team advances to the national competition for the first time in eight years.

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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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EPIC Spotlight: B.J. Allen

EPIC Spotlight: B.J. Allen

There are so many ways to market a new product. B.J. Allen prefers those that break tradition.

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