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University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR, USA
3.87 Average Rating
The University of Central Arkansas is a public research institution located in the suburban town of Conway, AR. It is historically known as being the main source of teachers in the state. UCA offers study abroad programs in many countries, including China, Italy, and the United Kingdom. Psychology, biology, community health services and counseling are among the top majors.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
86%
Out of State Students
9%
0
100
90%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1068
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
11,343
Total Number of Undergrads
9,548
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
23%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
41%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,005
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,524
Out-of-State Tuition
$15,047
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,868
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
190
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Little Rock
Fayetteville
Dallas
Memphis
Fort Smith
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.87 Average Rating
The campus is absolutely gorgeous, perfect for those from a small town or a big town wanting to size down. If anyone is struggling in anyway the professors are always willing to help, but only if you ask.
Brittany from Vilonia, AR
the campus is gorgeous, well kept up. the employees are always helpful and friendly. there are numerous opportunities to get involved on campus.
Ryann from Hot Springs National Park, AR