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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,803 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,498 tuition
$5,270 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,835 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$19,300 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,995 tuition
$5,270 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,835 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,779 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
45% get federal aid ($5,007 avg)
75% get state aid ($4,915 avg)
37% get institn'l aid ($6,779 avg)
48% get loans ($6,072 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.07% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.53% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,056 93%
Federal Grant Aid $5,007 45%
Pell Grants $4,406 45%
Other Federal Grants $1,210 23%
Institution Grant Aid $6,779 37%
State Grant Aid $4,915 75%
Student Loans $6,072 48%
Federal Loans $5,966 48%
Other Loans $5,827 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 15
Financial aid deadline: July 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Central Arkansas offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035-0001
(501) 450-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $183
Out of State $367


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • SeniorSara
  • Mar-30-2014 I am a current student here

    But still try for scholarships because school is expensive and loans are the devil.

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  • 4
  • Jermario from Little Rock, AR
  • Nov-08-2013 I am a current student here

    Whether in-state or out-of-state, UCA is a great school to attend and every student leaves knowing that they learned something. It has everything to offer and more.

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  • Lakebia from Conway, AR
  • Oct-31-2013 I am a current student here

    UCA is inexpensive for in state students. It only costs about $6,000 a semester to attend. UCA students receive a Bear Card, and with the Bear Card, one may purchase gas or food at the local gas station. Also, out of state students find UCA to be inexpensive as well, only costing them $10,000.

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