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University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR
#65

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A public institution founded in 1907, the University of Central Arkansas is located on a 262-acre campus in suburban Conway, Ark. The school offers undergraduate degrees in more than 100 areas of study and more than 30 master's degrees. Among the most popular majors are health professions, biology sciences, psychology, education and teaching and nursing programs.

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Quick Facts


201 Donaghey Avenue
Conway, AR 72035

2014-2015 Tuition

$13,806 Tuition and Fees

Students

9754 undergraduate students
42% male / 58% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
92.1% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1907

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, General, Special Education and Teaching, Other, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Business Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, Linguistics, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, English Language and Literature, General, Writing, General, Creative Writing, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Biological and Physical Sciences, International/Global Studies, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Public Administration, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, African-American/Black Studies, Interior Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Cinematography and Film/Video Production, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist, Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling, Occupational Therapy/Therapist, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Insurance, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Mathematics Teacher Education, Linguistics, Chinese Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, English Language and Literature, General, Writing, General, Creative Writing, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Army JROTC/ROTC, International/Global Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Public Administration, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Geography, Other, Political Science and Government, General, Political Science and Government, Other, Sociology, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Area Studies, Other, African-American/Black Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Cinematography and Film/Video Production, Art/Art Studies, General, Music Performance, General, Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 9,754
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 8,237
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1,024
Percent of male undergraduates: 42%
Percent of female undergraduates: 58%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 2 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 1 1
Aggravated assault 2 0 1
Burglary 27 28 34
Motor vehicle theft 3 2 2
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 2 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 1 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 24 19 10
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 4
Drug law violations 21 24 21
Liquor law violations 15 9 38
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 10 8 8
Liquor law violations 0 4 11
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 2 0 0
Drug law violations 7 0 0
Liquor law violations 1 3 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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