If you want to apply to University of Central Arkansas, the application fee is $25. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
University of Central Arkansas 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.
University of Central Arkansas is amoderately difficult school to get into. University of Central Arkansas evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Central Arkansas **accepted 94% of students, around 5,291 of the 5,642 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Central Arkansas, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||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|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Not Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of Central Arkansas must submit the following items. Double check with University of Central Arkansas's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum 2.75 GPA, minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 1450|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Central Arkansas have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 88% submitted a class rank. At University of Central Arkansas 23% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 48% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Central Arkansas, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
University of Central Arkansas does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 3% of University of Central Arkansas's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 96% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Central Arkansas applicants, you should strive to earn between 950 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Central Arkansas 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Central Arkansas students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Central Arkansas students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of Central Arkansas, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Central Arkansas's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Central Arkansas students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Central Arkansas.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Central Arkansas during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Central Arkansas?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Central Arkansas.
Does University of Central Arkansas accept transfer credits?
University of Central Arkansas accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Central Arkansas accepts:
Does University of Central Arkansas accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Central Arkansas accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Central Arkansas?
University of Central Arkansas. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into University of Central Arkansas? University of Central Arkansas is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Central Arkansas acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Central Arkansas, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. 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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