Quick Facts

Name: University of Central Arkansas

President: Dr. Houston Davis

Founded: 1907

Location: Conway, AR, 30 miles north of Little Rock with a population of over 57,000

Previous Names: Arkansas State Normal School (1907 to 1924) / Arkansas State Teachers College (1925 to 1966) / State College of Arkansas (1967 to 1975) / University of Central Arkansas (1975 to present)

School Colors: Purple & Gray

Mascot: Bear

Campus: 356 total campus acreage / 124 campus buildings and facilities / 3,242,632 building square feet maintained

2017 Enrollment: 11,350 (Arkansas – 9,716 / Out of State – 1,052 / International – 582)

Student to Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Academic Programs: Total  certificates and degrees offered – 154 (2 Certificate of Proficiency, 2 Technical Certificates, 3 Associate’s Degrees, 85 Undergraduate, 10 Graduate Certificate, 33 Master’s Degrees, 12 Post-Master’s Certificates and 7 Doctoral)

Degrees Awarded: 2,451 (2016-2017)

Average ACT score for First-time Undergraduate (Fall 2017): 24.3 (Arkansas Average: 19.4)

Tuition & Fees per Semester (Academic Year 2017-2018:  Undergraduate (in-state/15 hours) – $4,262.10 (out of state – $7,523.55). Graduate (in-state/9 hours) – $3,046.74 (out of state – $5,450.19).

Athletics: Division 1, Southland conference with 7 men’s sports and 9 women’s sports

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