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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB)

1200 N University Mail Slot 4789, Pine Bluff, AR

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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

Student Enrollment

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.

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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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$9,921
Receiving Student Loans65%$6,647
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To 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

Graduation Rates

UAPB has an overall graduation rate which is close to 26%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years6%
Graduating in 5 Years14%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Dietetics Program
  • Music Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

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)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
46.16%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
99%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,702