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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff: Narrative Description

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF I-11

1200 North University Dr.
Pine Bluff, AR 71601-2799
Tel: (870)543-8000
Free: 800-264-6585
Admissions: (870)575-8487
Fax: (870)543-2021
Web Site: http://www.uapb.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Arkansas System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1873. Setting: 327-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 3,303. Faculty: 236 (168 full-time, 68 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 1,701 applied, 89% were admitted. Full-time: 2,897 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 303 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 30 states and territories, 17 other countries, 30% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Hispanic, 95% black, 0.2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 15% 25 or older, 43% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Retention: 64% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; liberal arts/general studies; protective services/public administration. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at University of Arkansas, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Arkansas at Monticello, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Placement: SAT or ACT required. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

State resident tuition: $3000 full-time, $100 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6975 full-time, $232.50 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $1044 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to location. Part-time tuition varies according to location. College room and board: $5436. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 6% of eligible men and 6% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Pre-Alumni Club, Honors College. Major annual events: Unity Fest, Homecoming. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. 1,489 college housing spaces available; 1,140 were occupied in 2003-04. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Watson Memorial Library with 287,857 books, 136,742 microform titles, 3,041 serials, and an OPAC. 1,000 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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