University of Central Arkansas

Address:
201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR 72035-0001
Phone:
501-450-5000
Website:
http://www.uca.edu
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About University of Central Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in a single field other than education. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate10,146
 Graduate1,635
 Total11,781
GenderFemale56%
 Male44%
Student Age% Under 2582%
 % 25 and Over18%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time79%
 % Part-time21%
Race/Ethnicity% White68.9%
 % Black14.5%
 % Asian1.7%
 % Latino1.9%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Race Unknown6.9%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,821
 % Admitted94%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled49%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,908
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,143
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid89%
 % Undergraduates with Loans46%
 % Undergraduates with Grants73%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,030
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,099
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,460
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,460
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,460

Neighborhood Data for the Conway Area

Median Age27.1
Median Household Income$44,745
Total Population57,681
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.5% 52.5%
 Age 0-946.8%53.2%
 Age 10-1752.7%47.3%
 Age 18-2446.4%53.6%
 Age 25-2951.3%48.7%
 Age 30-3951.0%49.0%
 40+47.7%52.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White79.6%
 % Black15.6%
 % Asian1.8%
 % Latino5.2%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,030
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,099
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$552
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50033.3%22.6%8.1%
 $500 to $74959.3%68.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%2.9%22.2%
 Over $10007.4%6.3%3.0%
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