61% of first-year teachers in Arkansas public schools graduated from UCA in 2015

Student to Professor Ratio

UCA has a 17:1 student-to-professor ratio.

Living and Learning Communities

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.

Bear Facts Day

On Bear Facts Day, prospective students and their parents visit classrooms, labs, the Student Center, cafeteria and housing, and get a chance to talk with current students, faculty and staff.


Acxiom hires more UCA graduates each year than from any other institution in the state.

Honors College

More than 80 percent of UCA’s Honors College graduates pursue post-baccalaureate training.

Diverse Student Body

UCA’s diverse student body includes students from 73 countries, 43 states, and from every county in the state of Arkansas.

Buildings and Facilities

UCA has a total of 124 buildings and facilities, a total square footage of 3,242,632, and 356 acres.

Top Public School

UCA ranks 24th in the category of “Top Public Schools” among regional universities in the South according to U.S. News & World Report.

ACT Scores

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.