University of Arkansas Pine Bluff

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School Overview

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is a historically black university that was founded over one hundred years ago in 1873. Located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, UAPB is the oldest HBCU and the second oldest public higher education institution in Arkansas (the University of Arkansas being the first.) UAPB often goes by its nickname the “Flagship of the Delta.” UAPB is also a member-school in the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

General Information

Admission Office

1200 North University Drive, Mail Slot 4981

Pine Bluff, AR 71601-2799

(870) 575-8493

(800) 264-6585

Fax: (870) 575-4608



Contact: Mary Jones

Registrar
Main Address

1200 North University Drive

Pine Bluff, AR 71601

(870) 575-8000

www.uapb.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,388

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 980

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,352

Graduate enrollment: 137

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 58%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 60%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agribusiness Operations B
Agricultural regulations B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education
Agricultural Education B
Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
English Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B

Engineering Technologies
Industrial Technology A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Adult Development/Aging C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing (RN) B

History
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies B

Mathematics
Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Gerontology B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Fishing/Fisheries B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice Studies B
Forensic Technologies C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Social Sciences
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(870) 575-8000
Website:www.uapb.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.uapb.edu/admissions.aspx
Address:1200 N University Mail Slot 4789, Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,821
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):26%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,633 (58% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,898
Out-of-state Tuition:$12,988
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,235

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences221
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education64
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs21
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service421
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total642981

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,898
Out-of-state$12,988
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,388
Out-of-state$12,436

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid65497%
Grant or scholarship aid63294%$10,235
Student loan aid43565%$5,894

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,29090%$9,101
Federal student loans1,67466%$6,393

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,3532,4133,940
Percent admitted100%39%44%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%13%12%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,821
Undergraduate enrollment2,721
Graduate enrollment100

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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