Quick Facts

Name: University of Central Arkansas

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: 350 total campus acreage / 118 campus buildings and facilities / 3,007,295 building square feet maintained

2013 Enrollment: 11,534 (Arkansas – 10,171 / Out of State – 872 / International – 491)

Student to Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Academic Programs: Total degrees offered – 136 (80 Undergraduate, 14 Graduate Certificate, 31 Master’s, 6 Specialist, and 5 Doctoral)

Degrees Awarded: 2,158 (2011-2012)

Average ACT score for incoming freshman (Fall 2013): 23.3 (Arkansas Average: 20.2)

Tuition & Fees per Semester (Spring 2014):  Undergraduate (in-state/15 hours) – $3,797.70 (out of state – $6,670.20). Graduate (in-state/9 hours) – $2,721.66 (out of state – $4,845.30).

Athletics: Division 1, Southland conference with 8 men’s sports and 9 women’s sports

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