Graduate Program 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 2022-2023, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $6,924 for Arkansas residents and $12,056 for out-of-state students. It offers fifty (50) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Central Arkansas
TypeFour-years, Public
Address201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR
Graduate School Students1,720 students
858 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2022-2023)In-State$6,924
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 50 Graduate Programs
32 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 12 Post graduate certificates

2023 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2022-2023 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 $6,924 and $12,056 for non-Arkansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $287 for Arkansas residents and $574 for out-of-state students.
Updated with 2022-2023 tuition (Last update: Feb. 27, 2023)
2023 COATuition Trends
2023 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$287$574
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$8,250 (On-Campus) / $8,143 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,420 (On-Campus) / $7,565 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,794$26,926
Off-Campus Total$23,832$28,964
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2019-2023)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of Central Arkansas offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 50 major areas - 32 Master's (8 online programs), 6 Doctorate , 7 Post-Bachelor'(3 online programs), 5 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 536 students have been conferred Master's degree and 133 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
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
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
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 858 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 227 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
95 students are younger than 22 and 321 students are older than 65. The school has 1,080 students aged between 22 and 30 and 365 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under95
40 & Over321
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, 858 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 227 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,861
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses858
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses227
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses776
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses858
Arkansas Resident712
Other State In U.S.143
Outside of U.S.3

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