61% of first-year teachers in Arkansas public schools graduated from UCA in 2015
UCA has a 17:1 student-to-professor ratio.
UCA was the first public university in Arkansas with Living and Learning Communities. 989 students lived in five Residential Colleges in the Fall of 2016.
UCA ranks 24th in the category of “Top Public Schools” among regional universities in the South according to U.S. News & World Report.
UCA’s average ACT Composite Scores for first-time entering undergraduates is above the Arkansas and National average and has been since 2002. In Fall 2016: National, 20.4; and UCA, 24.