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Visit our gorgeous campus anytime through our virtual tour.

Virtual Tour


With our on-campus tours and events, you'll have an opportunity to explore our campus and learn more about your academic areas of interest.


Applying to UCA is easy! Apply early to ensure the fullest consideration for scholarships and access to the housing application and financial aid.


UCA Commitment, a groundbreaking, debt-free pathway for tuition and fees for incoming Arkansas freshmen with household income of $100k or less.

UCA By The Numbers

Total Enrollment

14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio

Average ACT score for first-time undergraduate

Academic Programs and Certificates

Go Here. Go Anywhere.

The University of Central Arkansas is committed to a bright future. Through our rich 115-year tradition of excellence, UCA ensures that even during the most challenging times, you don’t have to put your dreams on hold. At UCA, you’ll be provided an innovative and collaborative education within a culture of student support and success.



Our Five colleges are home to faculty who truly love what they do and it shows through research, experiential learning opportunities and internships that students complete each year. Outstanding academics, small class sizes and engaging programs help you prepare for life after college.

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UCA Sports

Our student-athletes succeed within their sport and in the classroom. Whether you go to the Stripes in the fall, catch a beach volleyball match or cheer on the basketball teams, you'll be ready to put your #BearClawsUp.

Campus Life

Whether you join one of our 200+ Recognized Student Organizations, show your school spirit with the Bear Den, enjoy Homecoming festivities, or attend Family Day, you'll find your fit in Bear Country.