University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR

University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR

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Tuition & Fees

$9,188

$15,998

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,048
Declined 493
Total Received 5,541
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Public

9,425

undergraduate students

1,752

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Central Arkansas is a public institution. It was founded as a teacher's college in 1907, became a state college in 1967, and gained university status in 1975. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health and Applied Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Division of Continuing Education; and the Honors College. Its 356-acre campus is located in Conway, 30 miles north of Little Rock.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,177
Established in 1907
Coeducational Coeducational

356-acre campus located in Conway (population: 65,782), 30 miles from Little Rock. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Little Rock.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field

University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Avenue
Conway, AR
72035

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Bears Den
  • Greek Organizations

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Miss UCA Pageant
  • Family Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
81%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.48

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,048
Declined 493
Total Received 5,541

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

class rank

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 72
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,993

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,810
Room & board $7,198
Additional fees $2,378.30
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $4,080
Total $21,666.30
Average Financial Aid - $4,993
Total with Avg. Aid $16,673.30

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and field, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Insurance
Interior Design
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

11,177

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

9,425
students

Female
60%
5,614

Male
40%
3,811

16%

1,752
students

Female
74%
1,295

Male
26%
457

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

7,863
students

Female
61%
4,793

Male
39%
3,070

17%

1,562
students

Female
53%
821

Male
47%
741

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669

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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