Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    540
  • Program Cost
    $8,847
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
201 Donaghey Ave., COB 102H
Conway,, Arkansas 72035, United States
Website

The University of Central Arkansas, located in Conway, Arkansas, is comprised of six colleges and has enrollment of approximately 11,000 students. The College of Business is housed in a recently constructed 70,000 square foot building with state-of-the-art technology. The College consists of four departments offering 12 undergraduate degrees and two Masters' degrees (MBA and MAcc). Typical enrollment in the College is around 1,200 undergraduates and 75 graduate students. The college has undergraduate specialties in Insurance and Risk Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Supply Chain Management.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    85%
  • Selectivity
    100%
  • Job Offers
    60%

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About University of Central Arkansas

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.17 GPA of All Applicants 3.14 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
100% University of Central Arkansas 46% Average Across All Schools

540 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
69% 552
68% 540
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 14
100% 100
85% 85.0
Female
14% 14
International
50% 50
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Other Business
  • Accepted
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Other Business
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • UCA
  • Arkansas Tech University
  • University of the Ozarks
  • Henderson State University
  • Westminister International University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Considered
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Acxiom
  • Hewlett Packard
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
0% 0
0% 0
650 to 679
1% 1
0% 0
620 to 649
0% 0
0% 0
590 to 619
3% 3
3% 3
560 to 589
2% 2
2% 2
530 to 559
3% 3
2% 2
500 to 529
4% 4
4% 4
Under 500
1% 1
1% 1
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
60% 60
64% 63.67152671755726
60% Receive Offers
0%
58% 57.7590909090909
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 20.652301587301586
0%
25% 24.575744680851063
More than 3 Months after graduation
40% 40
5% 5.422790697674418
40% Receive Offers
0%
7% 7.03121212121212
56% Graduates seeking full-time employment
33% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Operations/Logistics
20% 20
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 20
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 18
  • Average intern length in weeks 16
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $8,847
  • Budget $17,007
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $12,575
  • Budget $20,735
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$0 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$42,000
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year $0
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
20 University of Central Arkansas 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
50% 50
Team project
15% 15
Case study
10% 10
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 24
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • New Building. All new computers in labs. Faculty new computers; all new audio visual systems in classrooms; Flat screen TV's in all conference rooms.

Students: Who are my classmates?

40% International Students
20% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
90% 90
Asian American
10% 10
Multiethnic
0% 0
Student Citizenship
North America
80% 80
Asia
20% 20
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
0% 0
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

930 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
25% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.