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state university system of Arkansas, U.S., with campuses in Fayetteville (main), Little Rock, Pine Bluff, and Monticello. A fifth campus, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is also located in Little Rock. All campuses are coeducational and offer graduate programs. The Fayetteville and Little Rock campuses offer doctoral programs, and both include schools of law. The Medical Sciences campus consists of the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Health Related Professions, which offer graduate degrees in these areas; there is also a graduate program in public health. Total enrollment in the system exceeds 30,000.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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