University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N. University Drive
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Phone: (870) 575-8000
Fax: (870) 575-4607
Online: Access and opportunity are the foundation of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. And as we celebrate our 150th anniversary this year, we celebrate the students and alumni who have reached beyond their circumstances to become who they want to be. UAPB’s designation as an 1890 land-grant institution means that our mission to serve a diverse student population and foster learning, growth and productivity will never change. Our core values of empowerment and accountability drive our tight-knit community of educators and learners and create the optimal environment for student success while challenging curricula encourage students to seek and fulfill their potential. UAPB has myriad options for students to excel no matter where they are in their educational journey. Our programs range from Certificate and Associate degree programs to more than seventy baccalaureate programs— including our B.S. in Engineering and B.S. in Cybersecurity programs, both a first for an Arkansas HBCU— and more than a dozen Master’s degree programs, including our MBA. Students can also develop workplace readiness through internships, co-ops and fellowships in the U.S. and abroad. UAPB has an extended campus in North Little Rock, Research and Extension offices in Lonoke, Newport and Lake Village. Our 1890 land-grant designation continues to pave the way for innovations in technology, agriculture, medicine, and business, underscoring that UAPB shapes the minds that go on to reshape the world.
School Type 4 Year
Funding Type Public
Admissions Information
Requirements Completed the high school core curriculum and received the diploma or the equivalent. An ACT score of 19 or above or SAT score equivalent (1330 or above OLD TEST) or 980 (NEW TEST). A high school GPA of 2.00 or above.
Minimum GPA 2.00
Minimum ACT 19
Minimum SAT 1330
Admissions Email
Admissions Phone (870) 575-8492
Scholarship Information
Highlights The academic scholarship program at UAPB is designed to recognize and reward students who have excelled academically. Institutional scholarships are based on availability of funds. Awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are exhausted. To be considered for a scholarship award, you must have applied for admission and submitted your transcript and test scores to the Office of Admissions. Scholarships include: the Chancellor's Scholarship of $16,500 annually; the University Scholarship of $12,000 annually; the Dean's Scholarship of $5,000 annually; the Transfer Student Scholarship of $5,000 annually; the Leadership Scholarship of $2,000 annually; the RN to BSN Scholarship $2,500 of annually; the Pride Transfer Scholarship of $2,500 annually; the Diversity Scholarship of $1,500 annually; and the Golden Lion Scholarship of $1,000 annually. More Information Click Here Scholarship Email Scholarship Phone (870) 575-8960
Financial Aid Information
Financial aid is awarded based on priority deadline. Awards are made in compliance with federal, state, and institutional policies and are initially awarded based on the assumption of full time enrollment for each student. After the enrollment reporting is completed each semester (census period), and students’ initial class attendance is determined, awards may be adjusted and or cancelled based on the students’ final enrollment status.
Financial Aid Contact Janice Kearney Interim Director of Student Financial Services
Financial Aid Phone (870) 575-8302
Financial Aid Email
More Information Click Here

Degree Programs

General Education

Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance (or Industrial Technology, Maintenance Technology, or Industrial & Mechanical Technology)

Agriculture (or Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences, or Agriculture & Natural Resources)



Agriculture (or Agricultural Studies)



Business Administration


Criminal Justice

Early Childhood Education


Fisheries & Wildlife Biology (or Fisheries Biology)

Health & Physical Education

Human Sciences

Human Sciences–Education

Industrial Technology

Mass Communication (or Multimedia Communication, or Media Communications, or Mass Media Communication)


Middle School Education (or Middle Level Education, or Middle Childhood Education, or Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence )




Regulatory Science

Rehabilitation Science


Science Education

Social Science– Teacher Licensure

Social Work

Special Education (Mildly Handicapped K-12)

Art & Illustration (Choose focus in: Fine Art or Illustration)

Biological Sciences—Teaching Emphasis (or Biology—Teacher Licensure )

Business: Accounting


Liberal Arts/General Studies

Mathematics Education (or Teacher Licensure or Teaching Emphasis)




Agricultural Education

Agriculture Business

Agriculture Sciences

Animal Science

Apparel Merchandising & Program Development

Applied Mathematics

Applied Physics

Art & Design

Art History


Biological Sciences

Broadcast Journalism

Business Administration & Accounting

Business Administration–Finance, Management or Marketing


Chemistry–Teaching Emphasis

Child Development

Childhood Education


Computer Science

Criminal Justice & Criminology

Early Childhood Development



Elementary Education

Family & Human Services

Food, Nutrition & Health

General Studies

Music Education

Music Education K-12

Music Education–Choral

Music Education–Instrumental

Music Performance (or Music Performance–Voice, Keyboard, Instrumental)

Music–Applied (Choose focus in: Organ, Piano or Voice)

Physics Education

Hospitality Administration (or Hospitality Management)



Crime Scene Investigation

Family Financial Planning

Law Enforcement Administration

Addiction Studies

Agricultural Regulations

Aquaculture & Fisheries

Computer Science

Early Childhood Education

Secondary Education



Secondary Education - Specialty: Mathematics Education

Secondary Education - Specialty: Social Studies Education

Secondary Education - Specialty: General Science Education

Secondary Education - Specialty: English Education

Secondary Education - Specialty: Physical Education

Crime Scene Investigation


Law Enforcement Administration