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About University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a public, state school that was founded in 1873. It enrolls around 2,658 students a year, including 2,545 undergrads.

and does not offer early decision.

Acceptance Rate for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

The acceptance rate at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is 46%. In 2021, 2,055 out of 4,452 total applicants were accepted.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff does not offer early decision.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 46%
Average GPA 2.9
Mean ACT score 18
In-State Tuition $5,130
Out-of-State $11,640

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Financial Aid at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff meets 70% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,569 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Does University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Have Student Housing?

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff offers housing for up to 1,491 students.

Most University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students live off campus.

Homecoming, Unity Fest, and and Founders' Week Activities are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

How Do I Get Into University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff?

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is considered to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays. Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.9 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 18.

Is University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Test Optional?

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 7% submitted the SAT. 93% submitted the ACT.

Want to Score 18 or Higher on the ACT?

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, around 70% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 960 students who started at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff as first-time freshman, 67 graduate within four years.

Around 26% of students who started at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff a good school for you?

What is University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's Endowment?

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's endowment was valued at $3,460,590 in 2021. The school spends $7,727 for each full-time student enrolled.

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Where is University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff?

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is located in the urban setting of Pine Bluff, Arkansas .

If you want to see University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 530 to Pine Bluff, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Pine Bluff are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1200 North University Drive Pine Bluff, AR 71601-2799

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is 18. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff SAT Scores

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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$8,064

In State

$14,574

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,130
$11,640
Fees
$2,934
$2,934
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is like? There are approximately 2,658 students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, including 2,545 undergraduate students and 113 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 62% percent are from AR and 38% percent of students are from other states.

91%

Full Time

9%

Part Time

62%

In State

38%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,658

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

46%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,064

Out-of-State

$14,574

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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