Resources › For Students and Parents University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Marching Band. sbctb / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated July 24, 2017 University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Description: The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a public, historically black university located about 40 miles south of Little Rock. UAPB is part of the University of Arkansas System, and about 65 percent of students come from Arkansas. Founded in 1873, UAPB is the second oldest public university in Arkansas. Business administration is the most popular undergraduate major, and academics are supported by a 17 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Student life includes an active fraternity and sorority system and the Marching Musical Machine of the Mid-South. On the athletic front, the UAPB Golden Lions compete in the NCAA Division I Southwestern Athletic Conference. Admissions Data (2016): University of Arkansas - Pine Bluff Acceptance Rate: 42%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 423 / 530SAT Math: 415 / 535SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanSAT comparison for Arkansas collegesACT Composite: 16 / 21ACT English: 15 / 21ACT Math: 16 / 20What these ACT numbers meanACT comparison for Arkansas colleges Enrollment (2015): Total Enrollment: 2,658 (2,545 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female91% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $6,898 (in-state); $12,988 (out-of-state)Books: $1,000 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,372Other Expenses: $2,848Total Cost: $18,118 (in-state); $24,208 (out-of-state) University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 94%Loans: 65%Average Amount of AidGrants: $10,235Loans: $5,894 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Health and Physical Education, Industrial Technology, Psychology Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%Transfer Out Rate: 21%4-Year Graduation Rate: 7%6-Year Graduation Rate: 23% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Track and Field, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Tennis, Golf, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Softball, Track and Field, Soccer, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, You May Also Like These Schools: University of Arkansas: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphClark Atlanta University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAlabama State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphJackson State University: Profile Lincoln University: Profile University of Memphis: Profile Henderson State University: Profile Alcorn State University: Profile Grambling State University: Profile University of Arkansas - Little Rock: Profile Alabama A & M University: Profile University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Mission Statement: read the complete mission statement at https://www.uapb.edu/about/mission.aspx "The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a public comprehensive HBCU 1890 Land-Grant Institution. The University embraces its land-grant mission of providing cutting edge research, teaching, outreach, and service programs that respond to the social and economic needs of the state and region. Its mission is to promote and sustain excellent academic programs that integrate quality instruction, research, and student learning experiences responsive to the needs of a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student population."