University of Central Arkansas

Acceptance Rate 92.37 %
SAT Average 1,070
2023 Tuition & Fees $16,728
Student Population 10,105
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,633

Academic Overview

University of Central Arkansas Campus, Conway, AR
University of Central Arkansas is a public, four-years institute located in Conway, Arkansas. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,777 for Arkansas residents and $16,728 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $6,924 for Arkansas residents and $12,056 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 10,105 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 92.37% and the graduation rate is 49% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Central Arkansas varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $42,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Central Arkansas's tuition & fees is $9,777 for Arkansas residents and $16,728 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $6,924 for in-state students and $12,056 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Central Arkansas. The acceptance rate of Central Arkansas is 92.37% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 33.14%. The average graduation rate is 49% and the transfer-out rate is 30%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,633 and 85% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 10,105 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Central Arkansas is 92.37 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Central Arkansas is 49 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Central Arkansas is 30 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Central Arkansas is 71 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Central Arkansas is 10,105
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Central Arkansas is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,633 at University of Central Arkansas.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR 72035-0001
Online Applicationuca.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Aiduca.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatoruca.edu/financialaid/financial-aid-net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionuca.edu/studentaccounts
Disability Serviceuca.edu/disability/

Offered Degrees

Central Arkansas offers 123 major programs through online and on-site education where 13 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate10
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree701
Post Bachelor's Degree73
Master's Degree328
Post Master's Degree51
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship30
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Central Arkansas offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,675)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,570)

Veterans Benefits

University of Central Arkansas has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges