What was UAPB originally called and why?

What was UAPB originally called and why?

When first established, UAPB operated as Branch Normal College, a branch of the Arkansas Industrial University (now the University of Arkansas) with the primary goal of preparing teachers.

What grade point average do you need to graduate at UAPB?

a 2.00
Students must earn a 2.00 minimum cumulative grade point average.


Founded in 1873, it is the oldest HBCU and the second oldest public institution in the state of Arkansas (after the University of Arkansas). UAPB is a member school of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund.

Is UAPB public or private?

University of Arkansas—Pine Bluff is a public institution that was founded in 1873. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,507 (fall 2020), its setting is city, and the campus size is 318 acres.

Is Uapb a Division 1 school?

The Arkansas–Pine Bluff Golden Lions football program represents the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in college football as the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) level as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).

Is Uapb a land grant institution?

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.

How much is tuition at UAPB?

In-state tuition 8,248 USD, Out-of-state tuition 14,908 USD (2019 – 20)University of Arkansas Pine Bluff / Undergraduate tuition and fees

Is UAPB a good school?

Overall Quality. According to College Factual’s 2022 analysis, UAPB is ranked #2,241 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. UAPB is also ranked #28 out of 40 schools in Arkansas.

What are the requirements for Uapb?

Admission 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.

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