IN-STATE TUITION FOR OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS


UCA offers in-state tuition to students in counties contiguous to Arkansas in the neighboring states of Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi and Missouri. Add that discount to our easy drive and outstanding programs, and you’ll see why so many out-of-state students make Central Arkansas their college home.

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MORE WAYS TO SAVE

We work hard to make the University of Central Arkansas one of the best education values in the country — and make a world-class college education a reality for you. Surprise costs? Not from us. UCA has the best, most consistent five-year trend of tuition and fees compared to other universities throughout Arkansas. 

YOUR FIRST STEP: APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

Your first step is to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at fafsa.ed.gov. UCA’s financial aid school code is 001092.

Apply as early as possible for both admission and financial aid.


97% OF STUDENTS RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID!

The Office of Student Financial Aid works closely with incoming and current students to help fund and achieve educational goals. We have counselors to support and guide you through the financial process.

Financial Aid Overview Video

For additional information, call UCA’s Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 450-3140 or email finaid@uca.edu.


SCHOLARSHIPS

UCA students receive $6.5 million in scholarships annually. But understanding the process can be intimidating. That’s why we’re here to help! Our Financial Aid Office is full of highly trained and experienced staff that can make sure you have everything you need, including an understanding of the scholarship process.


To find out more about the benefits and savings available at UCA, request a campus view book below – or for more detailed questions, email admissions@uca.edu.