UAPB Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into UAPB and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,051 out of 4,393 applicants were admitted making UAPB a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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UAPB SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT4%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff?
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1130 and Above||Good||>60%|
|1050 to 1130||Avg +||47%-60%|
|970 to 1050||Avg -||34%-47%|
|890 to 970||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 890||Low||<23%|
UAPB ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT96%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UAPB?
Admission data indicates that UAPB regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>60%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||47%-60%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||34%-47%|
|14 to 16||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 14||Low||<23%|
Avg. High School GPA2.99*
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was 2.99 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to UAPB will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||28%||25%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106412 IPEDS survey data for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.