University of Central Arkansas
You belong at a university where you're part of a community of thinkers and learners interested in making a difference. Founded in 1907, the University of Central Arkansas is one of the most affordable options for higher education in the South. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a friendly city home to two other colleges, earning it the nickname: The City of Colleges." The community is accommodating of its college students and loves and supports its UCA Bears. Conway is located 30 miles north of the capital city, Little Rock, and has a population around 57,000. When looking at the six-county Metropolitan Area, there are nearly 700,000 people living around Little Rock, making Conway a small pocket in a large group of people. UCA is one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation. Lush gardens with seasonal flowers and large shade trees complement the Georgian-architectural style of campus buildings.