University Of Arkansas At Pine Bluff

University Of Arkansas At Pine Bluff

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, also known as UAPB, is a public university in Arkansas, United States. It was established in the year 1873. UAPB is the second oldest public institution in Arkansas. It offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees in diverse areas of study. The university offers classes through the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education
  • Division of Military Science
  • Honor's College
  • School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Education
  • University College

The University offers its students several athletic programs and teams. The sports teams are nicknamed the Golden Lions. The college is a member of the NCAA Division I and participates in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)


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Contacting UA Pine Bluff

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff , AR 71601
General Phone: (870) 575-8000

UA Pine Bluff Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work62family and consumer science, adult development and aging, social work
Business and Management58business management, accounting
Liberal Arts58English, speech and rhetoric, general studies, political science, sociology
Therapy and Counseling31psychology, substance abuse counseling
Security and Law Enforcement27criminal justice and safety
Science27biology, chemistry
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24parks and recreation studies, rehabilitation
Agricultural Science and Management23agricultural operations, aquaculture, various agricutural courses
Education and Teaching23middle school teaching, early childhood education, agricultural teaching, English teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, science teaching, social studies teaching
Engineering Technician22industrial tech
Conservation and Resource Management8fisheries sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine7registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science
Art Studies3art studies

Number of programs and degrees for UA Pine Bluff in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree36532
Master's degree216

UA Pine Bluff Student Body

UA Pine Bluff is a historically black college.

In 2007-2008, UA Pine Bluff had a total enrollment of 3,200 students (2,915 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 48%
Women 52%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 96%
Graduate 4%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 5%
Black 93%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 35%
20-21 21%
22-24 17%
25-29 8%
30-34 4%
35-39 2%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


UA Pine Bluff Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 22 %

UA Pine Bluff Room and Board (2007)

UA Pine Bluff offers campus housing for 1,481 of its 2,915 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Pine Bluff, Arkansas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Arkansas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

UA Pine Bluff Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal340440
SAT Math340460
SAT Writing340440
ACT Verbal1319
ACT Math1517
ACT Composite1418

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT5%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

UA Pine Bluff Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,676
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,236
Room and board $ 6,100
Room charge $ 3,411
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,688
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 3,800

Financial Aid:
UA Pine Bluff participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 108600)

UA Pine Bluff Faculty

UA Pine Bluff has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2713
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2140

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year10$72,6434$81,151
Associate professorcalendar year12$62,7776$72,022
Assistant professorcalendar year11$55,1305$53,904
Instructorcalendar year2*12$39,917
All faculty totalcalendar year35$62,20827$55,750

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year12$58,5177$56,594
Associate professoracademic year13$50,6544$51,885
Assistant professoracademic year18$45,64513$45,470
Instructoracademic year12$37,62026$36,802
All faculty totalacademic year55$47,88650$43,033

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UA Pine Bluff Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Southwestern Athletic Conference
Basketball Southwestern Athletic Conference
Baseball Southwestern Athletic Conference
Track Southwestern Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports63642

UA Pine Bluff Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management

Education And Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General


Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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UA Pine Bluff Highlights

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What Sets UA Pine Bluff Apart:

% of degrees in agricultural science and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%UA Pine Bluff % of degrees in agricultural science and management
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%UA Pine Bluff Minority % of student body
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%UA Pine Bluff % of degrees in family and social work
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%UA Pine Bluff Dorm rooms per full-time student
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%UA Pine Bluff Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%UA Pine Bluff % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%UA Pine Bluff Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in liberal arts
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%UA Pine Bluff % of degrees in liberal arts
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%UA Pine Bluff % of accepted students who choose to enroll

checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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