University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a public historically black institution located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Most historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were founded after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. As a land grant institution this school is among larger public institutions in the state of Arkansas. Enrollment at UAPB is nearly 3,400 yearly.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Security And Protective Services
- Liberal Arts And Sciences
- Family And Consumer Sciences
- Engineering Technology
To be considered for admissions, students may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then studied by the admissions office. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1130 - 1490 on the SAT and between 15 - 20 for the ACT exam is typical among students accepted to this school. Only 29% of applicants are admitted to the school due to the large number of applicants and the intense competition for the limited enrollment spots.
Tuition & fees at UAPB are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs nearly $5,900 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $12,000 per year. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is approximately $4,000. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that are eligible by way of grants and loans.
UAPB offers a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Available sports offered:
- Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Football (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Golf (NCAA Division I-AA)
Students may visit the UAPB website to get a complete list of areas of study, admissions information, and more that is available at this school.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants UAPB accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is about 2,700. The student body is made up of 96% undergraduate students and 26% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- In-State Tuition: $4,500-$5,400
- Nonresident Student Tuition: $10,000-$12,240
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $150-$180 per unit
- Out-of-State: $340-$410 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||96%||$9,921|
|Receiving Student Loans||65%||$6,647|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff may provide student services including:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
- Day care
UAPB has an overall graduation rate which is close to 26%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||6%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||14%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||6%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Art and Design Program
- Dietetics Program
- Music Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
UAPB is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
- Football (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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