University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff

2014 Quick Stats
1200 N. University Drive

Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Phone: (870) 575-8000
2012-2013 Tuition
male /
rolling admission

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Regional Colleges (South)

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University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff is a public institution that was founded in 1873. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,724, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 318 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 60. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,724 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $11,124 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is an 1890 Land Grant institution and is the second oldest public university in Arkansas. UAPB remains committed to the continuation and enhancement of its Center of Excellence (Aquaculture/Fisheries), and its areas of emphasis (science and mathematics, minority business development, education, and student development and leadership). The University offers premiere programs in aquaculture and regulatory science. It provides technical and outreach services related to minority business development, agriculture, human sciences, education, and student leadership development in fulfillment of the university's role in society: to lead, to educate, and to serve. UAPB has more than 100 years of experience in solving problems related to matters of education, health, welfare, economic development, governmental affairs for the Pine Bluff community, Arkansas, and the nation. For an extended time, UAPB has been and continues to be the "Flagship of the Delta".

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1873
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $1,656,751


When applying to University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 20. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 32.8 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 32.8%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 20

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff is 15:1, and the school has 54.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff include: Business Administration and Management, General; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; General Studies; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 58 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
4-year graduation rate 8%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 13%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 13%
General Studies 8%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 7%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 7%

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Student Life

University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,724, with a gender distribution of 43.9 percent male students and 56.1 percent female students. At this school, 46 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 54 percent of students live off campus. University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,828
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

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Campus Info & Services

University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff offers a number of student services including placement service and health service. University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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In-state tuition and fees $5,724 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $11,124 (2012-13)
Room and board $7,130 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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