University of Central Arkansas Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of Central Arkansas? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,667 out of 5,063 applicants or 92% were admitted making University of Central Arkansas an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 3,139 1,924 5,063
Accepted 2,952 1,715 4,667
Acceptance Rate 94% 89% 92%
Enrolled 1,270 774 2,044
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 45% 44%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Central Arkansas and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that University of Central Arkansas regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Central Arkansas.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 980 1200
SAT Reading 490 600
SAT Math 490 590
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 27
ACT Math 19 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >95%
23 to 26 Avg + 92%-95%
20 to 23 Avg - 87%-92%
17 to 20 Reach 80%-87%
Less than 17 Low <80%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >95%
1090 to 1200 Avg + 92%-95%
980 to 1090 Avg - 87%-92%
870 to 980 Reach 80%-87%
Less than 870 Low <80%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Central Arkansas has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Central Arkansas and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106704 IPEDS survey data for University of Central Arkansas.

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