University of Central Arkansas: Ranking & Review

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Conway
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United States
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World
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1250803
Top 5%

University of Central Arkansas Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate90%87%92%
Applicants5,3621,9593,403
Admissions4,8231,7003,123
Enrolled undergraduates1,9377221,215
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,3434,4126,931

3,246 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,027 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores75
Percent of students submitting SAT scores4%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
512
Math
540

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,825
Percent of students submitting ACT scores94%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
22
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordNeither required nor recommended
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Central Arkansas Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$21,854$28,377
Off-campus$21,664$28,187
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $6,518 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Central Arkansas provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,664 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,523$13,046
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,001$2,001
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$217$435
Tuition for Full-time graduates$4,807$9,614
Fees for full-time graduates$1,287$1,287
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$267$531

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs30617561542
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31052362
Education135211346
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences11137148
Psychology12154130
Social Sciences1096115
Visual and Performing Arts10013113
Biological and Biomedical Sciences91697
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies72981
English Language and Literature & Letters57966
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs5555
Library Science5454
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities5050
History37239
Physical Sciences3737
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services28331
Mathematics and Statistics21627
Natural Resources and Conservation2323
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies13720
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics17320
Public Administration and Social Service Professions9413
Philosophy and Religious Studies99
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
Grand Total501,661595722,378

A total of 1,711 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Central Arkansas.

At the master's and doctor's level 667 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%36%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 62%

General info

Alternative namesUCA
Founded1907
MottoGo here. Go anywhere.
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorspurple, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,524
Instructional FTE601
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteuca.edu
Address201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, Arkansas, 72035-0001
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population73,000
Phone5014505000
Fax+1 (501) 450 5095

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