University of Central Arkansas Tuition and Fees

University of Central Arkansas Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate Tuition

University of Central Arkansas tuition is $6,810 per year for in-state residents. This is 9% cheaper than the national average public four year tuition of $7,459. The cost is 51% cheaper than the average Arkansas tuition of $14,008 for 4-year colleges. Tuition ranks 9th in Arkansas amongst 4-year colleges for affordability and is the 16th most expensive 4 year college in the state. If attending from out-of-state, the tuition is $13,620 which represents a 100% premium.

The school charges an additional fees of $2,528 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $9,338.

Housing Costs

On-campus room and board is provided by the school at a cost of $7,554 per academic year. Students electing to live off campus elsewhere in Conway should budget at least this amount.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,200.

Other Living Expenses

If living on-campus, students should budget for $3,851 in additional living expenses. Off-campus students should budget for $5,584 in other miscellaneous living expenses.

Total Costs

The total tuition and living expense budget for in-state Arkansas residents to go to University of Central Arkansas is $21,943 for the academic year. Out-of-state students who don’t have Arkansas residence can expect a one year cost of $28,753.

Citation: Price data from the U.S. Department of Education’s  IPEDS survey response for University of Central Arkansas and represent reported costs for the academic year.

Estimated Budgets
Arkansas Resident Total Budget $21,943
In-State Tuition $6,810
Other Fees $2,528
Room and Board $7,554
On-Campus Other Budget $3,851
Books and Supplies $1,200
Non-Resident Total Budget $28,753
Out-of-State Tuition $13,620
Other Fees $2,528
Room and Board $7,554
On-Campus Other Budget $3,851
Books and Supplies $1,200

Net Price
The net out-of-pocket total cost you end up paying or financing though student loans is known as the net price. The reported University of Central Arkansas net price for in-state students is $16,048* for the 2019/2020 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid
97% of University of Central Arkansas students received grant aid in 2019/2020. The average total aid amount was $7,735. 42 percent of students received aid in the form of Pell Grants from the U.S. Federal Government. The average Pell Grant awarded for 2019/2020 was $4,924. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend University of Central Arkansas, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price $16,048*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid 97%
Average Total Grant Aid $7,735
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants 42%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid $4,924