University of Central Arkansas Rankings

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In the World#823 of 14178
In North America#273 of 2629
In the United States#244 of 2528
In Arkansas#2 of 24
In Conway#1 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
90%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
9,134
Graduates
1,735
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uca.edu

University of Central Arkansas Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate90%88%92%
Applicants5,3971,9493,448
Admissions4,8801,7153,165
Freshmen enrolled full time1,8386861,152
Freshmen enrolled part time22

3,365 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,198 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
48 or 3%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1160
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Central Arkansas are 960-1160 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,757 or 95%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Central Arkansas are 21-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White7442 (69%)
Black or African American1587 (15%)
Hispanic586 (5%)
Nonresident Alien476 (4%)
Two or more races423 (4%)
Asian237 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown54 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native19 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,623
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,810$5,018
Tuition in-state$6,810$5,018
Tuition out-of-state$13,620$10,037
Fee in-district$2,378$1,521
Fee in-state$2,378$1,521
Fee out-of-state$2,378$1,521

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,725
Combined charge for room and board$7,198
Room charge$3,948
Meal charge$3,250

University of Central Arkansas Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse8437
Psychology, General119
Biology & Biological Sciences, General9810
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General6726
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other89
Business Administration and Management, General3455
General Studies716
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling6411
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth72
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist4130
Elementary Education and Teaching68
Marketing & Marketing Management, General67
Computer and Information Sciences, General64
Business & Commerce, General62
Kinesiology and Exercise Science507
Physical Therapy & Therapist54
Accounting3914
Management Information Systems, General51
Occupational Therapy & Therapist47
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services46
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General392
Finance, General41
Library Science, Other38
Art & Art Studies, General37
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication37
Chemistry, General31
History, General273
Cinematography and Film & Video Production264
English Language and Literature, General227
Music Performance, General1513
Mathematics, General223
Criminology25
Journalism24
Sociology24
Special Education and Teaching, General167
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor22
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management21
Creative Writing183
Communication, General19
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling19
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching18
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist18
Insurance18
Economics, General17
Environmental Science16
Interior Design16
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies16
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching15
Political Science and Government, General15
Physics, General13
Athletic Training & Trainer13
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other11
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other64
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education10
Computer Science10
Reading Teacher Education10
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services9
Geography8
Computer and Information Sciences, Other8
Biological and Physical Sciences8
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General8
International & Global Studies8
Writing, General7
Linguistics7
Applied Mathematics, General7
Philosophy6
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General6
Geographic Information Science and Cartography6
Education, General6
Nursing Practice5
Nuclear Medical Technology & Technologist4
Music, General4
Anthropology4
Public Administration4
Community Organization and Advocacy4
Social Studies Teacher Education3
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Educational & Instructional Technology3
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other3
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management2
Religion & Religious Studies1
African-American & Black Studies1
Grand Total711,74752866
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%37%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,617
Citations
50,029

Publication count by topic

Psychology
513
Computer science
418
Medicine
279
Biology
184
Sociology
143
Economics
135
Business
115
Political science
104
Mathematics
103
Chemistry
91
Philosophy
61
Art
55
Geography
49
Physics
45
History
42
Environmental science
34
Engineering
31
Geology
19
Materials science
13

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business8075,454
Psychology92814,486
Sociology10891,623
Philosophy134147
Political science1370458
Economics13971,548
Art150726
Computer science15694,525
Medicine15937,042
Mathematics16143,058
Geology1762494
History193816
Biology20045,784
Environmental science2076796
Geography2697160
Physics2740334
Engineering2888339
Chemistry31971,203
Materials science4106155

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901226
19912230
19921745
19932357
19941763
199526105
199628124
199730164
199832207
199948284
200041383
200130361
200244475
200328548
200441742
200563804
2006581045
2007731198
2008961588
20091151947
20101232214
20111292640
20121183021
20131323269
20141283794
20151673527
20161453663
20171693920
20181483599
20191993737
20201364135

General info

Alternative namesUCA
Founded1907
WikipediaUniversity of Central Arkansas
MottoGo here. Go anywhere.
Colorspurple, gray
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff1,537
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, Arkansas, 72035-0001
United States
City population59,000
Phone5014505000
Fax+1 (501) 450 5095

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