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The University of Central Arkansas

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

UCA Address

CONWAY, AR72035--0001
General info:(501) 450-5000
Financial aid office:(501) 450-3140
Admissions office:(501) 450-3128
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Tuition + UCA Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $25
Grad Application Fee: $25

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:3565
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 11,208
# of Grad students: 2,085
# of Part time: 19
Total Students: 13,293




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

87% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $2,003

17% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,195

62% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $4,047

33% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,514
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Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
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Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

90% men vs 92% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 1,507
Number of Women Applicants: 2,252
Number of Men Admitted: 1,349
Number of Women Admitted: 2,069

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting
• African-American/Black Studies
• Applied Mathematics General
• Art/Art Studies General
• Athletic Training/Trainer
• Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
• Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biological and Physical Sciences
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business Teacher Education
• Business/Commerce General
• Chemistry General
• Cinematography and Film/Video Production
• Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
• College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
• Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
• Community Organization and Advocacy
• Computer Science
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Counseling Psychology
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Creative Writing
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Early Childhood Education and Teaching
• Economics General
• Education General
• Educational Administration and Supervision Other
• Educational Administration and Supervision Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Educational/Instructional Technology
• Educational/Instructional Technology Postbaccalaureate certificate
• English Language and Literature General
• English/Language Arts Teacher Education
• Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
• Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences General
• Finance General
• Foods Nutrition and Wellness Studies General
• Foreign Languages and Literatures General
• French Language and Literature
• General Studies
• Geography Other
• Geography Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Geography
• Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Other
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management
• History General
• Insurance
• Interior Design
• International Economics
• International/Global Studies
• Journalism
• Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
• Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
• Kinesiology and Exercise Science
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Library Science Other
• Linguistics
• Literature Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Management Information Systems General
• Marketing/Marketing Management General
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics Teacher Education
• Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Music General
• Music Performance General
• Music Performance General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
• Occupational Therapy/Therapist
• Philosophy
• Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
• Physical Therapy/Therapist Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Physics General
• Political Science and Government General
• Psychology General
• Psychology Other
• Public Administration
• Public Relations Advertising and Applied Communication
• Reading Teacher Education
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate
• Religion/Religious Studies
• School Psychology
• School Psychology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• School Psychology Post-master's certificate
• Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
• Social Studies Teacher Education
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Special Education and Teaching General
• Special Education and Teaching General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
• Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Superintendency and Educational System Administration Post-master's certificate
• Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Levels and Methods Oth
• Writing General
• Environmental Studies

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