Financial Aid at Central Arkansas

The average amount of financial aid is $7,909 where 83% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at University of Central Arkansas. The average amount of tuition & fees is $9,338 for Arkansas residents and $16,148 for out-of-state students at University of Central Arkansas.

  • Average Financial Aid: $7,909
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $16,148 ($9,338 Arkansas residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 7,874 students (83% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $7,909. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at University of Central Arkansas.
Financial Aid Statistics at University of Central Arkansas
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid7,87483%$7,909
Pell Grants4,10143%$4,252
Federal Student Loans4,99452%$7,701

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 1,880 students (98% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 1,869 students (97% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $7,519 and the average amount of student loan aid is $8,544. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at University of Central Arkansas.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at University of Central Arkansas
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,88098%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,83295%$7,519
Federal Grants81542%$4,945
Pell Grants81542%$4,787
Other Federal Grants1206%$1,075
State/Local Grants1,37771%$1,495
Institutional Grants1,15860%$6,637
Student Loans99452%$8,544
Federal Student Loans98151%$8,212
Other Student Loans493%$8,916

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at University of Central Arkansas. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (University of Central Arkansas.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at University of Central Arkansas
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,1671,130$6,627
$0-$30,000364364$8,174
$30,001-$48,000216216$7,803
$48,001-$75,000262256$6,130
$75,001-$110,000159140$4,760
$110,001 or more166154$4,280

Highest Tuition in Arkansas

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Hendrix College (Hendrix) is a Private, 4 years school located in Conway, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $49,490. The school has a total enrollment of 1,208 and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 (10.00%).
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Lyon College (Lyon) is a Private, 4 years school located in Batesville, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $29,415. The school has a total enrollment of 655 and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 (10.00%).
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Ouachita Baptist University (Ouachita Baptist) is a Private, 4 years school located in Arkadelphia, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $29,120. The school has a total enrollment of 1,660 and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1 (8.33%).
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John Brown University (John Brown) is a Private, 4 years school located in Siloam Springs, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $28,288. The school has a total enrollment of 2,516 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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University of the Ozarks (the Ozarks) is a Private, 4 years school located in Clarksville, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $25,950. The school has a total enrollment of 872 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Lowest Tuition in Arkansas

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University of Arkansas System eVersity (Arkansas System eVersity) is a Public, 4 years school located in Little Rock, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $0 for Arkansas residents and $4,200 for out-of-state students.
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Champion Christian College (Champion Christian) is a Private, 4 years school located in Hot Springs, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $7,654. The school has a total enrollment of 87 and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 (10.00%).
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Arkansas Baptist College (Arkansas Baptist) is a Private, 4 years school located in Little Rock, AR. Arkansas Baptist College is a historically black school.The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,760. The school has a total enrollment of 525 and student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1 (4.35%).
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Henderson State University (Henderson State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Arkadelphia, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $7,392 for Arkansas residents and $9,312 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 3,961 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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University of Phoenix-Arkansas (Phoenix-Arkansas) is a Private, 4 years school located in Little Rock, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,238. The school has a total enrollment of 26 and student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1 (12.50%).
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McNeese State University (McNeese) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lake Charles, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,382 for Louisiana residents and $16,420 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 7,647 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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University of New Orleans (UNO) is a Public, 4 years school located in New Orleans, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,072 for Louisiana residents and $13,908 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 8,151 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Nicholls State University (Nicholls State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Thibodaux, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $7,946 for Louisiana residents and $9,039 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 6,453 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Northwestern State University of Louisiana (NSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Natchitoches, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,672 for Louisiana residents and $19,460 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 11,081 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Southeastern Louisiana University (Southeastern Louisiana) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hammond, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,289 for Louisiana residents and $20,767 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 14,298 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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Stephen F Austin State University (SFA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Nacogdoches, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,600 for Texas residents and $21,616 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 13,144 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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University of Central Arkansas (Central Arkansas) is a Public, 4 years school located in Conway, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,338 for Arkansas residents and $16,148 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 11,177 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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McNeese State University (McNeese) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lake Charles, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,382 for Louisiana residents and $16,420 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 7,647 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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University of New Orleans (UNO) is a Public, 4 years school located in New Orleans, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,072 for Louisiana residents and $13,908 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 8,151 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Nicholls State University (Nicholls State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Thibodaux, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $7,946 for Louisiana residents and $9,039 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 6,453 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Northwestern State University of Louisiana (NSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Natchitoches, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,672 for Louisiana residents and $19,460 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 11,081 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Southeastern Louisiana University (Southeastern Louisiana) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hammond, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,289 for Louisiana residents and $20,767 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 14,298 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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Abilene Christian University (Abilene Christian) is a Private, 4 years school located in Abilene, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $37,800. The school has a total enrollment of 5,204 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi) is a Public, 4 years school located in Corpus Christi, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,553 for Texas residents and $20,343 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 11,929 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Houston Baptist University (HBU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $34,500. The school has a total enrollment of 3,432 and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1 (8.33%).
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University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is a Private, 4 years school located in San Antonio, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $32,286. The school has a total enrollment of 8,263 and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 (9.09%).
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Lamar University (Lamar) is a Public, 4 years school located in Beaumont, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,591 for Texas residents and $18,407 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 14,783 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Sam Houston State University (Sam Houston State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Huntsville, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,736 for Texas residents and $18,552 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,213 and student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1 (4.76%).
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Stephen F Austin State University (SFA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Nacogdoches, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,600 for Texas residents and $21,616 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 13,144 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020