University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,821
Religious affiliation None
HBCU
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,491 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

42%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,353 applications and only 2,664 students were granted admission. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is at the #40 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 93% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 7% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT838 to 1065
ACT16 to 21

Application Fee

$30
Undergrad students
$45
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $10,890 and in-state students paid $4,800.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$7,840
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$4,800
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$10,890
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 75% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,889 (which is 10.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in 2016-2017, was 435, which is 65% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,830 (which is 10% above the national average.)

$4,889
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,830
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
97%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has enrolled a total of 2,821 students (2,538 students full-time and 283 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,821 students, 173 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 2,721 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 100 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 76 students for distance studies.

2,821
Total Enrollment
173
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 90%

White: 5%

Hispanic: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 13% 177
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 141
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 10% 133
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 8% 114
Education 6% 87
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 6% 80
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 5% 72
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 4% 60
Health Professions And Related Programs 4% 48
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 3% 42

Graduation & Dropout Rates

24%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

5%
Still enrolled
51%
Dropout rate
21%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$20,200
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,200. Last year, out of the total 1,195 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,087 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,331 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,145 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,200 $26,700
Employment Rate 91% 86%
Total Graduates 1,195 1,331

Campus Location

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