University of Central Arkansas: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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University of Central Arkansas is a medium four-year, public school with 11,755 students enrolled. This school was established in 1907 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Conway, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
88
Fair
At University of Central Arkansas you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Central Arkansas follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 88 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical, Psychology, Business, and Work and Family Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
72%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at University of Central Arkansas is fair at 72% (above Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Central Arkansas is low: 44%. Around 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Central Arkansas is decent - 17:1. Learn more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,900
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median, about $11,900 per academic year. The additional fees at University of Central Arkansas not covered by tuition are nearly $2,000; this makes it a total of $13,900 annually.

Read the details about University of Central Arkansas additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
92%
Easy
According to government data, 5,063 applications were submitted and 4,667 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at University of Central Arkansas in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,300
Low
University of Central Arkansas offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Central Arkansas, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
University of Central Arkansas offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,800 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - around $3,300 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at University of Central Arkansas. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Central Arkansas appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Central Arkansas Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001, USA
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