University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Pine Bluff, AR

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$8,248

Avg in-state tuition

$14,908

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a small public university located on an urban campus in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,668, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 60%. The university offers 31 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 39%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,248, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $14,908.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

60% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

74% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

39% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 14-18

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 800-1000

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

87%

Online student enrollment

14:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Black

89%

White

4%

Hispanic

2%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Unknown

0%

Asian

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

76% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

88%

State Grant Aid

30%

Institution Grant Aid

62%

Pell Grant

76%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,535
State Grant Aid $1,374
Institution Grant Aid $8,489
Pell Grant Aid $5,075

Financial Outlook

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

$24k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.