About University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Founded in 1873, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. is a Public college. Located in Arkansas, which is a city setting in Arkansas, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 2,721 full time undergraduate students, and 100 full time graduate students.

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 15:1. There are 163 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate41%
Application Deadline
Application Fee30
SAT Range838-1065
ACT Range16-21

Admissions at UAPB are considered More Selective, with ,24% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 12 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    63 Students rated on-campus housing 3.4 stars. 16 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    41 Students rated off-campus housing 3.3 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    63 Students rated campus food 3.2 stars. 14 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    66 Students rated campus facilities 3.8 stars. 29 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    66 Students rated class size 4.2 stars. 50 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    66 Students rated school activities 3.8 stars. 36 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    65 Students rated local services 3.3 stars. 25 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    66 Students rated academics 4 stars. 41 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff?

30 Students rated University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Kennedy - 08/12/2022

Uapb in my opinion is a great college with great opportunities and well communicating staff , the students are always filled with joy the environment is nice . The professors are sometimes available when needed. The help outside of classes are excellent and very recommended.

Jada - 06/04/2020

UAPB is a public university located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. As a historically black college, UAPB has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,250 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the UAPB acceptance rate is 44%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 29% of students, UAPB alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,200.

Jade - 05/13/2020

I believe that it was descent. Since it is a Historically black college it is a little run down, but everyone seems friendly as it is. and the campus was quite quiet. but the sports were actually an amazing experience the crowd was huge and very supportive.

Aniya - 06/03/2019

The University Of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a historically HBCU college with diversity and everyone is so welcoming and friendly . This is one of the best hbcu colleges to go to . Always activities and opportunities for every student . So much help from staff and students .

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is 41%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    Just stay focused and remember what your there for.

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  3. What's unique about your campus?

    The best thing I consider about my school is the ease of getting acquainted with it. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is large, but its layout is quite simple, and it does not take long to get to anywhere on the campus. It can be quite frustrating to have classes that are all over the place, but my school is not like that at all.

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  4. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a historic black college. I am caucasion, and I feel like more white people should give this school a chance. I am reminded everyday that the white class will soon be in the minority. I feel if more whites interacted with blacks more, it would help the transition go a lot more smoothly.

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  5. Describe the students at your school.

    Young African Americans who want to earn a degree in a positive unracist environment and carry on the traditions of an Historic Black College

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  6. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    Compared to the other schools that I decided to attend in my state, this university is a Historically Black College or University. It is apart of over 84 other colleges in the country that was developed to enhance the knowledge for the african american race. I think that my school is also unique because it treats the students like family and we are able to express ourselves more in out studies.

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  7. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    One word to describe the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is strong because many bad things have happened and the school is still going strong.

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  8. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    My school is actually best known for their fraternities and sororities. For some odd reason, it seems as though people want to pledge here and then leave. They are also known for their Nursing, Agricultural, and Education departments. I hear that the Education department is one of the best on campus. Our band is also known too. They are called the M-4 band. The Musical Marching Machine of the Mid South! We are also known for some of the speakers to come to our campus. This year, the ex-editor of Essence magazine came here and talked about empowerment!

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  9. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    That my school's finanical aid progaram is not as sufficiate. They try there best by helping the students get there things on time and make deadlines, but sometimes we would have to wait longer than we expect.

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  10. What kind of person should attend this school?

    A person that is ready to take the lead in his or her future with out having to be told what to do.

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  11. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    I don't believe there is a certain person who can't attend this school because as I stated above it is very diverse. You will find someone with your intrest or where your from. The school will help you learn alot about your self from being around different people. So it all depends on your attitude toward it, but I believe anybody could succeed at UAPB if they wanted!!!

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  12. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    Not so good. Cost of education is the only thing that keeps me in there.

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  13. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    Sometime things are not available that i feel should be available to me and my peers.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

97% of students attending University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff receive some sort of financial aid. 75% were awarded federal grants. While 65% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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