University of Central Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas

Overview

Address201 Donaghey Ave
School Websitewww.uca.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Central Arkansas is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Conway, Arkansas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,541 students applied to University of Central Arkansas. Of those students, 5,048 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Central Arkansas was $6,523, in addition to fees of $2,229. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Central Arkansas.

University of Central Arkansas has a 41% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Central Arkansas acceptance rate is 91%. To put this into perspective, 5,048 of the 5,541 students who applied to University of Central Arkansas in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Central Arkansas is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Central Arkansas had an SAT score between the range of 970 and 1,170. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Central Arkansas was between 21 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of Central Arkansas as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Central Arkansas, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,523. Combined with fees of $2,229, room and board costs of $6,854, other expenses of $5,757 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $22,563.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $15,275 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Central Arkansas to $29,086 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Central Arkansas are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Central Arkansas was $4,945 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 42%.

University of Central Arkansas Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Central Arkansas.

University of Central Arkansas has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Arkansas residents; in fact, 88% of all students reside in Arkansas. However, 10% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Central Arkansas is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Central Arkansas to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 23% students enroll at University of Central Arkansas part-time; the other 8,642 students enrolled full-time.

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