9,542
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
89
4823/5362
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of Central Arkansas is a University institution located in Conway, AR, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 201 Donaghey Avenue
Bernard 100
Conway, AR  72035
United States
Contact Admissions Office
Email: admissions@uca.edu
Phone: 501-450-3120
Fax: 501-450-5228

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Related Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Business Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
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Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,362
Applied
4,823
Accepted
9,542
Enrolled
90%
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Female Admissions

3,403
Females Applied
3,123
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,959
Males Applied
1,700
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.51
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum 2.75 GPA, minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 1450

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 470 555
SAT Math 500 580
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,523
In-state
13,046
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,228
Full-time student fees
6,854
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

9,542
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.25%
Black or African American 16.35%
White or Caucasian 66.13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 2.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.8%
Other 0.32%

Gender

Male (41.34%)
Female (58.66%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Miss UCA Pageant and Family Day

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Bears Den and Greek Organizations

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

726
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 539
Part-time - 187
Male - 311
Female - 415