University of Central Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas
4-year Public university

Overview

University of Central Arkansas is a public institution established in 1907 with suburban setting located at Conway. It is ranked 72 in Regional Universities South in 2018 edition of Best Colleges.It practices semester based academic calender.

#72 in Regional Universities South
Setting
Suburban
Location Conway, Arkansas
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1907
Selectivity Unselective
Size Medium
9,548 Undergraduates

Learning

16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Health Professions
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$29,085
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$13,063
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $8,751
Outstate Tuition Fee $15,274
Room and Board Fees $6,854
$36,900 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

90% (Unselective) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$25 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.3 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Does not accept CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

61 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Apr
15
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Jul
01
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$ Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$-- Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $29,085
--% Students with need received Financial Aid
--% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application July 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Distinguished Scholarship
Total Worth $12,000 for out-of-state and $8,500 for in-state studnets
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria Minimum of 3.5 GPA and 1390+ in SAT or 31+ in ACT
Requirement for maintenance Minimum of 3.25 CGPA
Separate application needed --
Application deadline February 14
Excellence Scholarship
Total Worth $7,000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria Minimum of 3.5 GPA and 1330+ in SAT or 29+ in ACT
Requirement for maintenance Minimum of 3.25 CGPA
Separate application needed --
Application deadline February 14
Achievement Scholarship
Total Worth $6,000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria Minimum of 3.25 GPA and 1260+ in SAT or 27+ in ACT
Requirement for maintenance Minimum of 3.25 CGPA
Separate application needed --
Application deadline February 14

Other Scholarships

Musics Scholarships
Total Worth --
Details Traditionally, these scholarships are awarded through an audition process for the area of study in which the student will enter. Students MUST audition in order to be eligible for a scholarship in the Department of Music.
Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing Scholarship
Total Worth Varies
Details Awarded to students who have the potential to contribute leadership to our program by filling positions as performers, technicians, or production assistants. Scholarships are available to all Theatre majors and minors and are awarded on a semester basis

Students

9,548 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
72% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
41% Students graduate within 6 years