If you are thinking about applying to University of Central Arkansas, the fee for the application costs $25.
Here is an overiew of some of University of Central Arkansas's admissions stats.
|University of Central Arkansas 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||23%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||3%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||94%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Central Arkansas.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
University of Central Arkansas does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into University of Central Arkansas is moderately difficult. 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 92% of all applicants, around 5,595 from 6,057 applicants.
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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
University of Central Arkansas has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 areas where you shine.
Curious about the factors that are considered by University of Central Arkansas during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with University of Central Arkansas for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of Central Arkansas, all applicants must submit the following items. 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 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 87% submitted a class rank. At University of Central Arkansas 23% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 52% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.
At University of Central Arkansas, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||22%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11%|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of Central Arkansas directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of Central Arkansas looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
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 2022, 3% of University of Central Arkansas's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 94% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Central Arkansas applicants, you should strive to earn between 970 and 1130 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Central Arkansas 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1130 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.### What is a Good ACT Score for University of Central Arkansas?
To be most competitive at University of Central Arkansas, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Central Arkansas's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 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
• Winter 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:
• CLEP subject tests
Does University of Central Arkansas accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ University of Central Arkansas accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and 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.
What is University of Central Arkansas's acceptance rate?
✅ University of Central Arkansas's acceptance rate is 92%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Central Arkansas?
❌ University of Central Arkansas does not offer early decision.
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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 92%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
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26 and Above
20 to 26
20 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Central Arkansas is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Central Arkansas. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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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 3.7. 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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