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University of Central Arkansas Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,599 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 19 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

59% Women
41% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Southland Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $89,540)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $69,032)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 65 85 - -
Baseball 31 - - -
Basketball 12 15 - -
Football 70 - - -
Golf 8 7 - -
Soccer 23 25 - -
Softball - 20 - -
Tennis - 8 - -
Volleyball - 11 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 14.5%
Hispanic 1.8%
Non-resident alien 5.5%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.2%
Two or more races 0.3%
White/non-Hispanic 68.3%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 21
Liquor Law Violation 15
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 33
Reviews Dorm Life
  • MissAllie2390
  • 3
  • although the options for dorm life are very diverse, the pricing and the placements of the dorms on campus are not great. the school requires the dorm students to purchase…

  • Jan-22-2012 Read More
  • Amanda from Forrest City, AR
  • 4
  • Dorms are great, annoying sometimes, but I love my dorm family! It is definitely an experience worth having, don't get out of at least one year of it if you…

  • Apr-12-2012 Read More
  • Shantiara from Conway, AR
  • 5
  • The dorms are great. The rooms are bigger than the rooms of other colleges that I have toured. Also there are a variety of places you have to choose from.…

  • Oct-23-2012 Read More
  • Hoda from Stuttgart, AR
  • 4
  • I stayed in one of nicer dorms, but the dorms are always clean. Even though we had communal bathrooms, it was private and comfortable!…

  • May-13-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Marti from Sherwood, AR
  • Oct-12-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    They have just one cafeteria, but it's buffet style and really amazing for the 6.75 I had to pay!

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  • 4
  • allyson from cabot, ar
  • Jul-05-2016 I am a current student here

    the cafeteria has many options and fairly good cooking. the college also has an einstine bros, a starbucks, and a small grocery store by the bookstore. to provide even more dining options, uca has also built another dining area with various popular restaurants such as, a burger place, a chicken place, a sushi place, and several others. this dining area also has packaged fruit trays and salads.

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  • 5
  • alexus from west memphis, ar
  • Jun-06-2016 I am a current student here

    the food and dining is one of the coolest things on campus . a student has the choice of eating from the cafeteria which is buffet style or eating from the student center which consists of fast food options like chik-fil-a, pizza hut, and a sub shop place for a healthier choice. the food and dining is not limited and that's what makes it so great.

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  • 3
  • Carlee from Fort Smith, AR
  • Jan-05-2015 I am a current student here

    UCA has many different options for food and dining. The cafeteria has many different varieties such as a sandwich bar, pasta bar, pizza, and they also have a vegetarian option. In the student center they have different restaurants to choose from such as Quiznos, Pizza Hut, and Chick Fil A. Overall the food is very good and here are many options for everyone.

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  • 2
  • Sarah
  • Nov-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is not the best. The food in the Student Center is really good, even though it gets boring after a while. The food in the cafeteria is not very good at all. Most of the time, I leave hungry.

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  • 2
  • Zakariya from North Little Rock, AR
  • Nov-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Some people complain about the food, but it's not too shabby. The student center has choice places like: mooyah's, chik-cil-a, pizza hut. and quiznozs. If you REALLY like burgers, pizza, and hot dogs that's good, because they serve them every day. You can still choose different food items at different food stations.

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  • 3
  • Taylor from Maumelle, AR
  • Oct-14-2014 I am a current student here

    I really enjoy eating more at the Student Center than the Cafeteria. That may change after a while but overall the food is decent. You can get creative and buy some supplemental items to make their selection even better.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Taylor from Maumelle, AR
  • Oct-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Not involved myself but my current roommate is pledging and it appears to be quite time consuming. Just not for me but I know it's great for a lot of students

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  • 0
  • Emma from Cabot, AR
  • May-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is not an end-all at UCA. It is fantastic if you are involved, but if you are not, you don't feel like you are missing out. Like in most schools, there are sororities/fraternities who like each other and sororities/fraternities who don't like each other. There is not a lot of out-right hostility toward each other, but greek unity is slim.

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  • 0
  • Jermario from Little Rock, AR
  • Nov-08-2013 I am a current student here

    From NPHCs to Christian fraternities like Brothers Under Christ (BYX). UCA has no shortage of Greek life. We are even in the process of building a Greek Village to house all the fraternities and sororities!

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  • 0
  • Lakebia from Conway, AR
  • Oct-31-2013 I am a current student here

    There are numerous sororities and fraternities throughout campus. The Greeks have anti- hazing policies, and they have events on campus made for your enjoyment. Lastly, from living on campus, I noticed how well the Greeks respect others and themselves.

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