Recruitment Events

UCA is going to Nairobi, Kenya!


Dr. Michael Mwenda Kithinji, Associate Professor of History at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA), will be available to meet with students and parents who may be interested in learning more about our institution on Monday, July 1 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am at theAmerican Space at Moi University – Bazaar Plaza 5th Floor (At the junction of Biashara St. & Moi Ave, Nairobi). 

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Dr. Michael Mwenda Kithinji is also co-director of the African and African-American Studies program at the UCA and an accomplished scholar with several publications. His most recent book is entitled The State and the University Experience in East Africa: Colonial Foundations and Postcolonial Transformation in Kenya. Dr. Kithinji, who earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nairobi before going to the USA for further studies, is keen on breaking barriers and fostering connections between the USA and Africa. 


The University of Central Arkansas is a comprehensive public university that ranks among the best Universities in the southern United States according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report ranking. Founded in 1907, UCA is committed to excellence through the delivery of more than 92 undergraduate degrees, 35 Masters and 7 doctoral programs.

UCA’s 10 most popular programs include:

  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science including Computer Science Engineering
  • Finance and Economics
  • Biology/Pre-med
  • Nursing
  • Psychology and Counseling
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Physical Therapy 
  • Marketing and Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Health Science
  • Communication (Journalism, Public Relations)
  • Leadership Studies

UCA competes nationally at the Division 1 level in athletics, offering athletic scholarships in many sports. In fall 2018 UCA welcomed 537 international students from more than 70 different countries including 18 different countries in Africa. African students numbered 147 on campus or 27% of our total international student population.



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