Graduate Programs Overview

University of Central Arkansas is a four-years, public school located in Conway, Arkansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,773 for Arkansas residents and $11,835 for other students in average.

It offers fifty-seven graduate programs: 35 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 8 Post-Bachelor's, 6 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 499 students have been conferred Master's degree and 75 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Central Arkansas
Typefour-years, public
Address201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR
Graduate School Students1,720 students
833 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$6,773
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 57 Graduate Programs
35 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 14 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Central Arkansas with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Arkansas residents, the tuition & fees are $6,773 and $11,835 for non-Arkansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $282 for Arkansas residents and $563 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$282$563
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$7,896 (On-Campus) / $7,810 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,992 (On-Campus) / $6,646 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$20,861$25,923
Off-Campus Total$22,429$27,491
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Central Arkansas offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 57 major areas - 34 Master's (8 online programs), 6 Doctorate (1 online programs), 7 Post-Bachelor'(3 online programs), 5 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,335 students enrolled in University of Central Arkansas including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,720 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 471 male and 1,249 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 726 full-time and 994 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 833 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 377 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students471
Women Students1,249
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students726
Part-time Students994
By race/ethnicity 1,346 White, 154 Black, and 33 Asian students are attending at University of Central Arkansas. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races38
62 students are younger than 22 and 249 students are older than 65. The school has 1,077 students aged between 22 and 30 and 332 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under62
40 & Over249
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Central Arkansas, 833 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 377 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,720
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses833
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses377
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses510
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses833
Arkansas Resident726
Other State In U.S.101
Outside of U.S.6

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