University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR 72035-0001
University of Central Arkansas is a public higher education institution that resides in Conway, Arkansas.

Awards conferred at University of Central Arkansas include associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in over 46 fields of study and 111 academic disciplines. The school has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the American Dietetic Association - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

This institution offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Advanced Placement courses from high school can be applied as credit.

With roughly 11,170 students enrolled full time on its main campus it is the 5th largest post secondary institution in Arkansas.


General Information

Main Phone: (501) 450 -5000 Website: www.uca.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 699
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 9,641
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 1,542
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 91%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 25


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 27
ACT Math 18 25

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 3,759
Accepted 3,418
Acceptance Rate 91%
Enrolled 1,847

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 84% Full-time 16% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 46% Full-time 54% Part-time
Student Gender 41% Men 59% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

69% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
15% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
3% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 9% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 48% $ 7,545
Local Grant 38% $4,302
Institutional Grant 37% $ 6,779
Student Loans 48% $ 6,072

Majors & Degrees


Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
African-american Black Studies - - 2 - -

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Studies - - 23 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 14 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - - 2 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 9 - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 27 - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication - - 36 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 14 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - - 2 -

Education

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 6 -
College Student Counseling - - - 15 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 9 - -
English Teacher Education - - 3 - -
Reading Teacher Education - - 3 15 -
Business Teacher Education - - 3 3 -
Family and Home Economics Teacher Education - - 3 3 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 2 3 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 9 3 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 7 3 -
Business Teacher Education - - 3 3 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 3 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 9 - -
English Teacher Education - - 3 - -
Reading Teacher Education - - 3 15 -
Business Teacher Education - - 3 3 -
Family and Home Economics Teacher Education - - 3 3 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 2 3 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 9 3 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 7 3 -
Business Teacher Education - - 3 3 -

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - - 3 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Administration and Supervision - - - 15 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 5 -
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 79 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 17 79 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 70 79 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - 9 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 5 -
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 79 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 17 79 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 70 79 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 10 4 -
French Language and Literature - - 2 4 -

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Linguistics - - 0 - -
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 0 - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 10 4 -
French Language and Literature - - 2 4 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 0 - -
General Studies - 1,886 0 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 44 31 -

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies - - 31 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 44 31 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 0 - -
General Studies - 1,886 0 - -

Library Science

Library Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Library Science - - - 51 -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 44 31 -

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies - - 31 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 44 31 -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 37 9 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Creative Writing - - 17 - -
Writing - - 12 - -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 37 9 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 83 10 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - - 2 -

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 10 14 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 17 4 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 0 - 0

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies - - 13 - -

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - 6 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 7 - -

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 13 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 0 - 0

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies - - 13 - -

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - 6 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 17 4 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 96 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - - 3
Counseling Psychology - - - 14 3
School Psychology - - - 7 3

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - - 9 -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - - 3
Counseling Psychology - - - 14 3
School Psychology - - - 7 3

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Community Organization and Advocacy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Organization and Advocacy - - - 10 -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 7 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 96 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - - 3
Counseling Psychology - - - 14 3
School Psychology - - - 7 3

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - - 9 -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - - 3
Counseling Psychology - - - 14 3
School Psychology - - - 7 3

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Community Organization and Advocacy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Organization and Advocacy - - - 10 -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 7 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 13 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 5 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 28 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 39 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 13 - -
International Economics - - 0 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 17 1 -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 39 46 0

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling - - 37 11 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - 24 11 -
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling 0 - 37 11 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - 24 11 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 6 - -
Nuclear Medical Technology Technologist - - 6 - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist - - 20 - -
Athletic Training Trainer - - 6 - -
Nuclear Medical Technology Technologist - - 6 - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist - - 20 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 39 46 0

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 1 - -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 39 46 0

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 1 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling - - 37 11 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - 24 11 -
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling 0 - 37 11 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - 24 11 -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 39 46 0

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling - - 37 11 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - 24 11 -
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling 0 - 37 11 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - 24 11 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 6 - -
Nuclear Medical Technology Technologist - - 6 - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist - - 20 - -
Athletic Training Trainer - - 6 - -
Nuclear Medical Technology Technologist - - 6 - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist - - 20 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 39 46 0

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 1 - -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 39 46 0

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 1 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 0 51 55

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling - - 37 11 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - 24 11 -
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling 0 - 37 11 -
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 0 - 24 11 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - 37 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 51 29 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 0 54 23 -

Insurance

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Insurance - - 18 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 33 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 66 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 26 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 51 29 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 0 54 23 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 29 8 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - 37 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 51 29 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 0 54 23 -

Insurance

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Insurance - - 18 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 33 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 66 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 26 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 51 29 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 0 54 23 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 29 8 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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