Sam M. Walton College of Business

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Sam M. Walton College of Business
Walton College of Business
Established 1926
Type Public
Dean Eli Jones
Students 4,373 (2012)[1]
Undergraduates 4029 (2012)[1]
Postgraduates 344 (2012)[1]
Location Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
36°03′55″N 94°10′28″W / 36.06531°N 94.17434°W / 36.06531; -94.17434Coordinates: 36°03′55″N 94°10′28″W / 36.06531°N 94.17434°W / 36.06531; -94.17434
Campus University of Arkansas
Affiliations University of Arkansas

The Sam M. Walton College of Business is a business college at the University of Arkansas. The college is funded by and named after the founder of Wal-Mart, Sam Walton. The College has its own special tuition (as of the 2009–2010 academic year, the tuition was $25.05 per credit hour more than the other colleges[2]) and its own Career Development Center.[3] The Sam Walton College of Business is among the top 25 undergraduate business schools and ranked in the top fifty graduate business schools in the nation[4] according to the Wall Street Journal, graduates make in excess of $43,000 in their first job after college[5]

Undergraduate programs[edit]

Walton College offers nine undergraduate majors, Accounting, Economics, Finance, General Business, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Transportation & Logistics, and a host of minors.[6]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Fall 2012 11th Day Enrollment Report" (PDF). University of Arkansas Office of Institutional Research. October 23, 2013. p. 3. Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tuition and fees schedule". Retrieved 2009-10-28. 
  3. ^ "Walton College Career Development Center Homepage". Retrieved 2007-12-22. 
  4. ^ Walton College reporting U.S. News and Report college survey results.
  5. ^ "Walton College Salary Survey". Retrieved 2007-12-22. .
  6. ^ "Undergraduate Programs." Official Walton College Website. Website. Retrieved on May 26, 2008.
  7. ^ "Bart Hester's Biography". Retrieved December 5, 2013.