|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,870 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Central Arkansas is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,922 applications and 4,419 students were granted admission. University of Central Arkansas is at the #88 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 3% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||870 to 1060|
|ACT||20 to 27|
University of Central Arkansas charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $12,446 and in-state students paid $6,223.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of University of Central Arkansas's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 48% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,479 (which is 1.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Central Arkansas in 2016-2017, was 1,127, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,376 (which is 39.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Central Arkansas has enrolled a total of 11,487 students (8,759 students full-time and 2,728 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,487 students, 660 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 9,616 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,871 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,072 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 16%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Central Arkansas.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|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||9%||275||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||8%||261||70|
|Visual And Performing Arts||7%||238|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||7%||213|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||119|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||86|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||2%||71|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||2%||63||0|
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 Central Arkansas full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
The typical median income of University of Central Arkansas graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,000. Last year, out of the total 2,872 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,642 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,380 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,008 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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