University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,130
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$10,684
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
13.6%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
59.7%
5,464 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,668
84.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
38.7%
187 Graduates

About

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, AR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff were General Biological Sciences (53 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees), and General Studies (41 degrees).

In 2020, 503 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (436 degrees), 15.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is $5,130, which is $−23,270 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is $5,130, which is $−23,270 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,684.

In 2020, 97% of undergraduate students attending University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,130
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was $5,130. The cost of tuition at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is $−23,270 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$10,684
2020 Value
5.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,684. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff grew by 5.83%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,659
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was of $6,659 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.32% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 6.59% with respect to 2019, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
13.6%
2018 Default Rate
104
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was 13.6%, which represents 104 out of the 762 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff received 5,464 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 6.39% annual growth. Out of those 5,464 applicants, 3,260 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,668 students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in 2020, and 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has an overall enrollment yield of 21%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,260
Accepted Out of 5,464

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was 59.7% (3,260 admissions from 5,464 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 43.9%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 6.39%, while admissions grew by 44.4%.

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SAT Scores

14%
Submission Percentage
94
Scores Submitted

14% of enrolled first-time students at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has a total enrollment of 2,668 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is 2,262 students and the part-time enrollment is 406. This means that 84.8% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, both undergraduate and graduate, is 89% Black or African American, 3.82% White, 2.21% Two or More Races, 2.17% Hispanic or Latino, 0.525% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.412% Asian, and 0.075% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (54.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (35.6%) and White Male (1.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (42.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (25%) and White Male (9.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,668 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is 2,262 and the part-time enrollment is 406. This means that 84.8% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    2,375
  2. White
    102
  3. Two or More Races
    59

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is 89% Black or African American, 3.82% White, 2.21% Two or More Races, 2.17% Hispanic or Latino, 0.525% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.412% Asian, and 0.075% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 109 more women than men received degrees from University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is black or african american (436 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (28 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is General Biological Sciences (53 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees) and General Studies (41 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (37 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (35 degrees), and Biology (53 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are Physicians (375,681 people), Other managers (164,656 people), Postsecondary teachers (127,876 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (121,539 people), and Other Physical Scientists (92,384 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are Agriculture (37 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (35 degrees), Biology (53 degrees), Human Sciences (15 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Economists

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are Agriculture (37 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (35 degrees), Biology (53 degrees), Human Sciences (15 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (456,909 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (298,085 people), Elementary & secondary schools (252,360 people), Offices of physicians (178,803 people), and Scientific research & development services (132,924 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are Agriculture (37 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (35 degrees), Biology (53 degrees), Human Sciences (15 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Most Common
  1. 53 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 44 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 41 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was General Biological Sciences with 53 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

197
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
306
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 197 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, which is 0.644 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (306).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 28 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in Physical Education Teaching & Coaching, which is 7 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 48 degrees were awarded to women at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in General Biological Sciences, which is 9.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 11% of students graduating from University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    436 degrees awarded
  2. White
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is black or african american (436 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (28 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    274 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    162 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is black or african american female (274 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (162 degrees).

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Operations

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has an endowment valued at nearly $7.49M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $155k (2.07%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff had a total salary expenditure of $82.4M. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff employs 55 Instructors, 53 Assistant professors, and 27 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are Female Instructors (32), Male Assistant professors(31), and Male Instructors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are: Office and Administrative Support, with 117 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 71 employees, and Service with 69 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.49M
2020 Endowment
96.6%
growth from 2019

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has an endowment valued at about $7.49M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff grew 96.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.4M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $15.8M - Federal
  2. $3.6M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff received $15.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.6M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$34.1M
2020 Salaries
2.05%
decline from 2019

In 2020, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff paid a median of $34.1M in salaries, which represents 41.4% of their overall expenditure ($82.4M) and a 2.05% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.15% decline from 2018 and a 9.12% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.3M
Instructional Salaries
155
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff paid a total of $9.3M to 155 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
55 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
117 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff were Instructor with 55 employees; Assistant professor with 53 employees; and Assistant professor with 27 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff were Office and Administrative Support with 117 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 71 employees; and Service with 69 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was Female Instructor with 32 employees, Male Assistant professor with 31 employees, and Male Instructor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

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