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University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR


Features

  1. UCA has over 200 student clubs and organizations to join!
  2. The Stripes Field was ranked No.9 in the nation in 2016 by Sports Illustrated!

About This Campus

Here at the University of Central Arkansas, we pride ourselves in outstanding academics and a lively campus community! With over 160 undergraduate programs all taught by dedicated faculty members, UCA delivers in quantity and quality. At UCA, there’s no shortage of activities to refresh your mind and connect you with fellow students. We offer over 200 recognized student organizations that will most certainly get you active and involved while making new friends. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a tight-knit community with a vibrant downtown that makes our campus a home away from home.

Location Information

Located in the heart of Arkansas and just a 30 minute drive from the state's capital, our campus provides the perfect balance of both natural beauty and city attractions! Conway is located in one of America's fastest growing areas. It has a vibrant downtown with shopping, dining, entertainment, and miles of biking and walking trails. The campus is also within a short drive of breathtaking rivers, lakes, and state parks.

2020/2021 Placement

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2021/2022 Placement

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Host Payment (A)
Excellent
Home Payment (B)
Excellent

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

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Location | Conway
Population | 67,638
Enrollment | 10,869
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | N/A
Term Dates
Fall | 08/20-12/11
Spring | 01/19-5/7

Campus Diversity

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White | 68%
Black | 15%
Hispanic/Latino | 5%
Asian | 2%
Native/1st Nation | 1%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Two or more | 4%
Other | 5%

Academics

Registration Priority
  • With seniors
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

    Conditions

    Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
    • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
    • 2.5 GPA
    Exchange Preferences
    • Full-year exchange Accepted
    • Single term exchange Accepted
    Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
    • Not available
    Summer Exchange
    • Not available
    International Students (Visa Students)
    • Will accept on Plan A/B

    Tuition / Fees

    -- Campus Budget --
    • Fees are subject to change without notice.
    • Two semesters = one academic year
    • Three quarters = one academic year
    Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment (Plan A) Students
    • Figures are current as of 09/18/20.
    • Estimated cost: $4669.15.
    • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
    • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
    • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
    • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Host Payment (Plan A) students.
    Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
    • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
    • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
    • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
    Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
    • Host Payment (Plan A): None.
    • Home Payment (Plan B): None.
    Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
    Figures are current as of 09/18/20.

    Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
    NSE Program Fee $150 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
    Housing Deposit $100 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory

    Financial Aid

    Host Payment (Plan A)
    For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

    For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

    • Pell
    • CWS
    • SEOG
    • DL
    • Plus
    Use FAFSA CODE: 001092

    Home Payment (Plan B)
    For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

    Room / Meals

    Figures are current as of 09/18/20

    On-Campus Housing Per Semester
    • 32% living on campus
    • Double: $3980 (includes meals)
    • Per semester unless otherwise noted
    • Students must live on campus
    Off-Campus Housing
    • Approximate monthly cost: $
    • Proximity to campus:
    Notes About Housing
    All NSE students are required to live on campus and will pay in-state tuition. Out of state tuition is waived for students in campus housing.

    Meal Plans Per Semester

    • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
    Notes About Meal Plans
    https://uca.edu/housing/campus-dining/

    Health Ins.

    Fees - Per Semester
    Figures are current as of 09/18/20.

    All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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