University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff, AR 71601
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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is one of the eleven public 4-year colleges in Arkansas. The campus is located in an urban area, in Pine Bluff.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,612 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 514 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 365 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 71%). Every year 29% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,980, and fees were $2,428. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,310 and $2,428 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students2,612
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 11

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1950 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1979 - 04/01/2013



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT883 to 1060
ACT16 to 20
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $45

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$164/credit
In State Students$164/credit
Out of State Students$372/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$207/credit
In State Students$207/credit
Out of State Students$469/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,380 $7,380 $16,740
ADN 70 $11,480 $11,480 $26,040
BSN 125 $20,500 $20,500 $46,500
FNP 50 $10,350 $10,350 $23,450
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 78% $4,789
Other Federal Grant 22% $1,041
State Grant & Scholarships 26% $1,366
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 58% $8,206
Federal Student Loans 66% $5,789
Private Loans 1% $6,876


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,136
$30,001 to $48,000$8,228
$48,001 to $75,000$9,542
$75,001 to $110,000$14,216
Over $110,000$13,595

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

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