University of Central Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas


Costs to Attend University of Central Arkansas

Are you interested in applying to University of Central Arkansas yet wondering how much it costs or if you can afford to attend? Use our comprehensive price data and loan calculation tools to assist in determining if this school makes financial sense for you and your intended major of study.

Annual Cost

  • Total One Academic Year Cost
  • Arkansas Residents: $13,803
  • Non Arkansas Residents: $19,300
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for Arkansas Residents: $5,498
  • Tution for non-Arkansas Residents: $10,995
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $5,270
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Other Fees: $1,835

The cost per year to attend University of Central Arkansas is $13,803 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of Arkansas have a total one year cost of $19,300. How much may your student loan payments be and can you afford to attend? If you are interested in learning more, request additional information to be sent to you from University of Central Arkansas

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 academic years. Please consult the school directly for the most up to date price information.

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Estimated 4 Year Cost at Current Tuition

At current published tuition rates, the estimated total tuition and living expense cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree at University of Central Arkansas is $55,212 for students graduating in normal time. Our methodology for estimating the 4 year cost is a multiple of the most recent reported annual cost and does not factor in tuition increases.

  • 4 Year Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $55,212
  • 4 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $77,200

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Arkansas Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $6,902
  • Non Arkansas Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $9,650

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $9,200*
  • Estimated Average 4 Year Degree Cost: $36,800**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 78%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $7,629
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 38%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $4,302
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 48%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $7,545

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

**Based on a 4 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

University of Central Arkansas is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for University of Central Arkansas? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $36,800, our estimated average net price for a four year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 78% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $9,200. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our University of Central Arkansas student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

  • Monthly Payment: $370.14
  • Amount Borrowed: $36,800.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $7,616.62
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $44,416.62

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend University of Central Arkansas? To keep student loan payments affordable, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income. When planning how to afford University of Central Arkansas, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using these parameters, a salary of $44,416.62 is recommended to afford a $370.14 monthly payment in the example loan modeled above. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to University of Central Arkansas in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $6,010 to $7,183. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 3.9%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you can expect to pay for a 4 year degree at this school assuming tuition increases along at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 4 year cost of $55,212.00. Use our college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for University of Central Arkansas.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $18,982, 4 Year Degree: $75,929
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $24,227, 4 Year Degree: $96,907
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $30,920, 4 Year Degree: $123,681
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $35,794, 4 Year Degree: $143,176

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost Per Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at University of Central Arkansas are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for Arkansas residents: $180
  • Cost for one class for Arkansas residents (3 credit hours): $540
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $359
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $1,077
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $1,436

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Tuition History

What was tuition at University of Central Arkansas for the past five, ten, fifteen or twenty years? Looking at historical tuition increase rates may provide an indication as to expected increases in the future. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.

  • 2010 - $6,698 In State / $11,903 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $6,505 In State / $11,605 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.8% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $6,205 In State / $11,035 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.5% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $5,937 In State / $10,632 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.8% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $5,664 In State / $10,164 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.1% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $5,053 In State / $8,609 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.2% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $4,505 In State / $7,817 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.9% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $3,990 In State / $7,302 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.7% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $3,738 In State / $6,798 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.9% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $3,402 In State / $6,144 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.1% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $3,238 In State / $5,902 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.6% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $3,038 In State / $5,536 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.9% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $2,692 In State / $4,912 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.5% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $2,392 In State / $4,364 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 19% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $2,010 In State / $3,834 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.5% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $2,000 In State / $3,586 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 15.6% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $1,730 In State / $3,304 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 11.9% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $1,546 In State / $2,966 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.8% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $1,370 In State / $2,632 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8.7% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $1,260 In State / $2,520 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $1,200 In State / $2,400 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 11.1% Annual Increase
  • 1989 - $1,080 In State / $2,160 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.9% Annual Increase
  • 1988 - $1,050 In State / $2,096 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 16.7% Annual Increase
  • 1987 - $900 In State / $1,770 Out of State Tuition and Fees.

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at University of Central Arkansas ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $13,803. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
General Studies Associate's Degree 1,886 $27,606
2 year cost
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 83 $55,212
4 year cost
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's Degree 80 $55,212
4 year cost
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 70 $55,212
4 year cost
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Degree 66 $55,212
4 year cost
Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Degree 54 $55,212
4 year cost
Accounting Bachelor's Degree 51 $55,212
4 year cost
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 44 $55,212
4 year cost
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Bachelor's Degree 39 $55,212
4 year cost
Business/Commerce, General Bachelor's Degree 37 $55,212
4 year cost
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication Bachelor's Degree 36 $55,212
4 year cost
Management Information Systems, General Bachelor's Degree 33 $55,212
4 year cost
Interior Design Bachelor's Degree 32 $55,212
4 year cost
Art/Art Studies, General Bachelor's Degree 32 $55,212
4 year cost
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Bachelor's Degree 31 $55,212
4 year cost
History, General Bachelor's Degree 29 $55,212
4 year cost
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling Bachelor's Degree 24 $55,212
4 year cost
Environmental Studies Bachelor's Degree 23 $55,212
4 year cost
Music Performance, General Bachelor's Degree 23 $55,212
4 year cost
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist Bachelor's Degree 20 $55,212
4 year cost
Insurance Bachelor's Degree 18 $55,212
4 year cost
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Bachelor's Degree 17 $55,212
4 year cost
Geography Bachelor's Degree 17 $55,212
4 year cost
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 17 $55,212
4 year cost
Cinematography and Film/Video Production Bachelor's Degree 16 $55,212
4 year cost
Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 14 $55,212
4 year cost
Economics, General Bachelor's Degree 13 $55,212
4 year cost
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Bachelor's Degree 9 $55,212
4 year cost
Social Studies Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 9 $55,212
4 year cost
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 8 $55,212
4 year cost
Public Administration Bachelor's Degree 7 $55,212
4 year cost
Mathematics Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 7 $55,212
4 year cost
Biological and Physical Sciences Bachelor's Degree 6 $55,212
4 year cost
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Degree 6 $55,212
4 year cost
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist Bachelor's Degree 6 $55,212
4 year cost
Athletic Training/Trainer Bachelor's Degree 6 $55,212
4 year cost
Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 5 $55,212
4 year cost
Finance, General Bachelor's Degree 5 $55,212
4 year cost
Physics, General Bachelor's Degree 5 $55,212
4 year cost
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $55,212
4 year cost
Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $55,212
4 year cost
International/Global Studies Bachelor's Degree 3 $55,212
4 year cost
Philosophy Bachelor's Degree 3 $55,212
4 year cost
Business Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 3 $55,212
4 year cost
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 3 $55,212
4 year cost
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 3 $55,212
4 year cost
Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 3 $55,212
4 year cost
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree 3 $55,212
4 year cost
Religion/Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree 2 $55,212
4 year cost
African-American/Black Studies Bachelor's Degree 2 $55,212
4 year cost
Sociology Bachelor's Degree 2 $55,212
4 year cost
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 2 $55,212
4 year cost
Writing, General Bachelor's Degree 2 $55,212
4 year cost
Creative Writing Bachelor's Degree 2 $55,212
4 year cost
Chemistry, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $55,212
4 year cost
Journalism Bachelor's Degree 1 $55,212
4 year cost
Music, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $55,212
4 year cost
Linguistics Bachelor's Degree 1 $55,212
4 year cost
French Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 1 $55,212
4 year cost
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Bachelor's Degree 1 $55,212
4 year cost
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling Bachelor's Degree 1 $55,212
4 year cost
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Bachelor's Degree 1 $55,212
4 year cost

About University of Central Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas is a four year public college located in Conway, Arkansas.  Full time enrollment is 8,785 and part time is 2,378.  For the 2011/2012 school year, the school received 3,370 applicants. 3,131 were admitted and 1,960 enrolled.

Students attending this school may pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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  • 201 Donaghey Ave
  • Conway, Arkansas
  • 72035-0001

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