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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Description:

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a public, historically black university located about 40 miles south of Little Rock. UAPB is part of the University of Arkansas System, and about 65 percent of students come from Arkansas. Founded in 1873, UAPB is the second oldest public university in Arkansas. Business administration is the most popular undergraduate major, and academics are supported by a 17 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Student life includes an active fraternity and sorority system and the Marching Musical Machine of the Mid-South. On the athletic front, the UAPB Golden Lions compete in the NCAA Division I Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,282 (2,724 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 91% Full-time

Scholarships for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $5,724 (in-state); $11,124 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,130
  • Other Expenses: $2,708
  • Total Cost: $16,562 (in-state); $21,962 (out-of-state)

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 93%
    • Loans: 83%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,403
    • Loans: $5,725

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Health and Physical Education, Industrial Technology, Psychology

Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 55%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 9%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 8%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 28%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Mission Statement:

Read the university's historic mission and evolving mission on the UAPB website

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