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University of Central Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas

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Overview

Student Population
11,177
University of Central Arkansas overview
Location Conway, Arkansas
Online uca.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
University of Central Arkansas overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Conway, Arkansas, University of Central Arkansas is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,397 prospective students applied, and 4,880 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,840 enrolled in the school.  8,642 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,535 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,810 plus fees of $2,378. University of Central Arkansas is ranked 745 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

University of Central Arkansas is rated within the lower 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Central Arkansas within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
University of Central Arkansas overview
SAT 960/1160
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
90.4% 
University of Central Arkansas overview
Applications Due Jul 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Arkansas Resident Tuition
$6,810
In State Costs for University of Central Arkansas
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,378
Room and Board $7,198
Budget for Other Expenses$6,317
Total One Year Cost$23,903
Out of State Resident Tuition
$13,620
Out of State Costs for University of Central Arkansas
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,378
Room and Board $7,198
Budget for Other Expenses$6,317
Total One Year Cost$30,713

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
40% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Central Arkansas students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 55%
Health Professions 9%
Business 8%
Education 4%
Visual and Performing Arts 3%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106704 IPEDS survey data for University of Central Arkansas.

Current students may use the University of Central Arkansas GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.