The Arkansas State Legislature created The Arkansas State Normal School (now known as UCA) in 1907. The purpose of The Arkansas State Normal School was to properly train students to become professional teachers and rid Arkansas of haphazard schoolteachers. Classes began in 1908 with nine academic departments, one building on 80 acres, 107 students and seven faculty members.
The mission of the Career Services Center is to assist students in maximizing their educational experience by providing access to career planning, programs, presentations, and employment opportunities.
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SGA aspires to be a united and engaged organization that acts and advocates on behalf of UCA Students to ensure their success and achievement.
Torreyson Library plays a central role in supporting the university by providing resources, services, and information literacy instruction to ensure student success.
The Division of Information Technology (IT) strives to provide UCA with the most flexible and stable infrastructure possible in order to promote quality user support and innovative solutions for the most complex problems of the academic, business, and research areas of the University.
We are pleased to offer a wide range of medical services to our students, faculty and staff:
The University of Central Arkansas is a member of and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) as a bachelor’s, master’s, specialist’s, and doctoral degree granting institution.
My overall study experience was wonderful, the professors were professional yet also very approachable. I learned so much and I had some fantastic educational experiences. The undergraduate program really prepared me for my career as well as prepared me for furthering my education with a post-graduate degree and working toward a PhD.
UCA is a fantastic school! The faculty truly care about their students, and will go out of their way to help you. The social life here is great as well! With over 12,000+ people here you are sure to find a great group of friends. There is also a WIDE variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. I would 100% recommend this school!
Very good It was really overwhelmed to have this experience in my hometown university I got to learn alot of things and a lot of people I had the pleasure of studying with them the years
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