University of Central Arkansas

country rank  452
world rank  1227

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University Overview

Founded in 1907, University of Central Arkansas is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Conway (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Central Arkansas (UCA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Central Arkansas (UCA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UCA
Founded 1907
Motto You Belong!
Colours Purple and gray

University Location

Address 201 Donaghey Avenue
Conway (population range: 50,000-249,999)
72035-0001 Arkansas
United States
T +1 (501) 450 5000
F +1 (501) 450 5095

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 201 Donaghey Avenue
Conway 72035-0001
+1 (501) 450 3445
800 243 8245

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Central Arkansas's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Die

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018