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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 7,700
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 84%
Average Aid Amount $8,294
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 1,792
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 97%

Financial Aid Information at Central Arkansas

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 7,700 students (84% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $8,294. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 1,792 students (97% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Central Arkansas is $9,563 for Arkansas residents and $16,433 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 7,700 students (84% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $8,294. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at University of Central Arkansas for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at University of Central Arkansas
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid7,70084%$8,294
Pell Grants3,45038%$4,716
Federal Student Loans4,16746%$8,037

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 1,792 beginning students (97% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 1,784 students (97% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at University of Central Arkansas.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at University of Central Arkansas
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,79297%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,74495%$7,735
Federal Grants76942%$5,004
Pell Grants76942%$4,924
Other Federal Grants694%$894
State/Local Grants1,35474%$1,596
Institutional Grants1,07859%$6,940
Student Loans99554%$8,622
Federal Student Loans97753%$7,904
Other Student Loans885%$9,736

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,548 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended University of Central Arkansas. Among them, 1,333 students have lived on campus and 49 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at University of Central Arkansas
Living Status201720182019
Living On-Campus1,3881,4481,333
Living Off-Campus with Family133143162
Living Off-Campus without Family436549

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2019-2020 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at University of Central Arkansas
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,1211,081$7,433,520$6,631
$0 - $30,000312312$2,823,415$9,049
$30,001 - $48,000191191$1,560,327$8,169
$48,001 - $75,000260255$1,660,713$6,387
$75,001 - $110,000171152$656,869$3,841
$110,001 or more187171$732,196$3,915