The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is a Historically Black University and an 1890 Land Grant Institution. It serves a diverse student body of over 2,380 graduate and undergraduate students. Over the past several years, students have enrolled at the institution from 40 different countries. The University offers 31 baccalaureate, 12 master's, and one PhD degree across a broad spectrum of subject areas. The faculty is the most racially and ethnically diverse of any public institution in the state of Arkansas; 62.4% are African-American, 21.0% are Asian-American; 0.6% are Hispanic/Latino; 2.5% are Native Hawaiian; 0.6% are two or more races; and 12.7% are Caucasian-American (European descent), representing 18 different countries.
General Institutional Information
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The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It has program accreditation by the National Association for Schools of Music (NASM), American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The institution is a member of the American Council on Education, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Association of American Colleges, National Collegiate Honors Council, and the Council on Social Work Education. All degree programs at the University are approved by the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees and the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.
A brief overview of the University which includes date established, size, student demographic profile, student to faculty ratio, tuition and fee cost annualized, etc.
Quick Facts Academic Year 2022-2023.pdf
Student Right to Know Information:
Data are reported as of the official fall reporting date which means that date (in the fall) on which an institution must report fall enrollment data to either the State, its board of trustees or governing board, or some other external governing body.
- The 2022 first-year (fall-to-fall) retention rates for the fall 2021 cohort class of first-time full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students is 58.9%
- The 2021-22 six-year graduation rates for the fall 2016 cohort as reported to the National Center for Education Statistics/Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is 41%. The transfer-out rate is 25%. Graduation rates for additional cohort classes are included in the following documents
2022 HEOA Graduation Rates by Student Diversity.pdf
2022 Graduation Rates by Ethnicity.pdf
Graduation and Transfer Rates by Gender.pdf
Graduation Rate Student Athletes and UAPB Cohort 2015-2016.pdf
- Student Diversity: Fall 2022 student enrollment totaled 2,387; by race/ethnicity 0.5% are American Indian, 0.4% are Asian, 88.9% are Black, 0.1% are Native Hawaiian; 2.4% are Hispanic, 2.4% are Nonresident Alien (International), 3.2% are White, and 2.0% are two or more races; by gender 56% are female and 44% are male.
Student Enrollment by Race-Ethnicity.pdf
2022 Comparative Enrollment (Fall 2003 - Fall 2022).pdf
2022 Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) Survey.pdf
- Undergraduate and graduate degrees were conferred to 391 students in Academic Year 2021-22: by race/ethnicity 0.3% are American Indian; 0.8% are Asian, 86.7% are Black, 2.6% are Hispanic, 4.3% are Nonresident Alien (International), 4.3% are White, and 1.0% are two or more races; by gender 64.5% are female and 35.5% are male.
Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data.
Pursuant to 34 CFR 668.41(a) “Athletically related student aid” athletically related student aid means any scholarship, grant, or other form of financial assistance, offered by an institution, the terms of which require the recipient to participate in a program of intercollegiate athletics at the institution. Other student aid, of which a student-athlete simply happens to be the recipient, is not athletically related student aid. Additional Information is available at this link: Report on Athletic Program Participation Rates
Privacy of Student Records -Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
"Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) - A federal law designed to protect the privacy of educational records, to establish the right of students to inspect and review their education records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate and misleading data through informal and formal hearings."
Employment Placement Rate for Graduates - ITMAE Program.pdf
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is committed to assisting students and graduates in their employment and career advancement endeavors. Employment placement is 90% for recent graduates in the Industrial Technology Management and Applied Engineering Program (ITMAE).
Cost of Attending UAPB
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The mission of the UAPB Police and Public Safety Department is to adhere to and enforce the rules and regulations as set by the University's administration, by the City of Pine Bluff, and by the State of Arkansas; to serve and protect, and to ensure a safe environment for the University community, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to deliver quality services in a professional and ethical manner. For additional information, please visit the below link:
Public Safety and Security
Links to additional Official Institutional Documents:
Student Handbook (ROAR)
Faculty Staff Handbook