University of Central Arkansas Graduate Schools

University of Central Arkansas (referred to as Central Arkansas) is a Public, 4 years school located in Conway, AR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Central Arkansas is $6,773 for Arkansas residents and $11,835 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,752 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,177 including undergraduate students.

University of Central Arkansas Graduate School Overview

University of Central Arkansas (referred to as Central Arkansas) is a Public, 4 years school located in Conway, AR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1931 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Central Arkansas Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Central Arkansas (Central Arkansas)
Address201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR 72035-0001
Phone501-450-5000
Webhttps://www.uca.edu
Online Applicationhttps://uca.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.uca.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Central Arkansas is $6,773 for Arkansas residents and $11,835 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,752 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,177 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 50 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 14 programs are available online classes.
Central Arkansas Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,835
$6,773 for Arkansas Residents
Student Population1,752
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs50 graduate programs
(14 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Central Arkansas is $6,773 for Arkansas residents and $11,835 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $282 for Arkansas residents and $563 for out-of-state students. University of Central Arkansas offers the alternative tuition plans.
Central Arkansas 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Arkansas Residents$6,773
Out-of-State$11,835
Tuition per Credit Hour
Arkansas Residents$282
Out-of-State$563
University of Central Arkansas offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Central Arkansas
Distance Learning (Online Classes)14 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Central Arkansas is $6,773 for Arkansas residents and $11,835 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.61% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$4,807$1,287$9,614$1,287
2018-2019$4,807$1,431$9,614$1,431
2019-2020$5,018$1,521$10,037$1,521
2020-2021$5,018$1,611$10,037$1,611
2021-2022$5,063$1,710$10,125$1,710
The graduate school tuition & fees of Central Arkansas is average compared to public graduate schools in Arkansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Arkansas graduate tuition is $13,730 (public) / $20,995 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Central Arkansas$6,773$11,835
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Arkansas Graduate Schools$7,716$15,817
Public$7,716$13,730
Private$20,995
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,542 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Central Arkansas. On-campus living costs are increased by 13.00% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,456. Off-campus living costs are increased by 10.39% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$6,518$5,612$6,328$5,612
2018-2019$6,854$5,757$6,493$5,757
2019-2020$7,198$6,317$6,843$6,317
2020-2021$7,554$3,851$7,511$5,584
2021-2022$7,896$4,992$7,810$6,646
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $282 for Arkansas residents and $563 for other students at University of Central Arkansas. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.90% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$267$531
2018-2019$267$534
2019-2020$279$558
2020-2021$279$558
2021-2022$282$563

Graduate Programs at Central Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas offers 50 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 786 students have completed their study at University of Central Arkansas.
Offered Degrees at University of Central Arkansas
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3310647
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship5010
Doctor's degree - other3158
Post Bachelor's Degree5424
Post Master's Degree4147
Total5016786
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Central Arkansas by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Superintendency and Educational System Administration program with 36 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 92 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 53 completers.
University of Central Arkansas offers 50 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 786 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 647 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 58 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 24 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 47 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Computer Science9-
Education [+] (8 completers) 231 completers-
Education10-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)12-
Educational/Instructional Technology3-
Special Education and Teaching14-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services56$41,500
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services20-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)92-
Reading Teacher Education24-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Work and Family Studies [+] (3 completers) 30 completers$40,200
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences30$40,200
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies0-
English Language And Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Creative Writing6-
Library Science [+] 45 completers-
Library and Information Science0-
Library Science (other)45$48,100
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics1-
Applied Mathematics7-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 10 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science10-
Psychology [+] 7 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology7-
Human Services [+] 9 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy9-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 17 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography17-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production0-
Music Performance16-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 163 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist42-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling14-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor11-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist48-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse48$87,600
Business [+] (2 completers) 75 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management65-
Accounting10-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total647
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)4-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology0-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist1-
Total10
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 58 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist53-
Nursing Practice5-
Total58
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 13 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching8-
Reading Teacher Education5-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 3 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography3-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance8-
Total24
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 39 completers-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration36-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)3-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse2-
Total47

Graduate Student Population at Central Arkansas

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,720 students enrolled into University of Central Arkansas graduate schools where it has total 11,177 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 726 full-time and 994 part-time graduate students. By gender, 471 male and 1,249 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7204711,249
Full-time726212514
Part-tme994259735
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,346 White (78.26%), 154 Black/African American (8.95%), 57 Hispanic (3.31%), 33 Asian (1.92%), and 130 students with other races. 67 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7204711,249
American Indian/Native American918
Asian33825
Black/African American15443111
Hispanic572037
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,3463391,007
Two More381919
Un-Known16511
Non-resident Alien673631
University of Central Arkansas offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 833 graduate students (48.43% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 377 graduate students (21.92% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,720
Enrolled Online Exclusively833
Enrolled Some Online Courses377
Not in Online Courses510

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