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University of Central Arkansas
  • 4 Year
  • CONWAY, AR

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Central Arkansas is an above-average public university located in Conway, Arkansas in the Little Rock Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,634 undergraduate students. The Central Arkansas acceptance rate is 90%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and Business. Graduating 43% of students, Central Arkansas alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,600.

About

201 DONAGHEY AVE
CONWAY, AR 72035
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southland Conference

University of Central Arkansas Rankings

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Central Arkansas Admissions

Acceptance Rate
90%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1160
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$14,796 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,623 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 85 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 95 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 95 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    34%
  • On Campus
    62%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,634 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,500
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 73 responses
  • Diverse
    26%
  • Happy
    18%
  • Stressed
    14%
  • Stressed during finals but driven and happy!
    14%
  • Unique
    12%
  • Motivated!
    11%
  • Mostly clueless about life
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 119 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 161 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 83 responses
  • Enjoyable
    25%
  • Stressful , strong education, and its became home.
    20%
  • Home
    18%
  • Strong education
    16%
  • Stressful as can be
    11%
  • Learning to Pursue
    5%
  • Dedication of professors towards education
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 72 responses

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