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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Admissions

If you want to apply to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Admissions Stats at a Glance

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.9
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 7%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 93%
Waitlist No

Applying Early to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff?

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

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

What Does University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff must submit the following items. Double check with University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff?

Students admitted to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

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.

In 2019, 7% of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 93% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, you should strive to earn between 16 and 20 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

Transferring to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Transfer students can enroll in University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Does University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff?

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's acceptance rate?

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's acceptance rate is 46%.

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Admission Difficulty

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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

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

Estimated Chance

20 and Above

Good

16 to 20

Avg

16 and Less

Low

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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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.9

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.9. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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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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