University of Central Arkansas
The University of Central Arkansas strives to provide strong academic programs to meet the diverse needs of those it serves. UCA offers 136 academic programs, including 80 undergraduate programs, 31 master’s programs and five doctoral degree programs. Faculty and students are involved in the larger community in a variety of ways beneficial to both Conway and the university. With an enrollment of more than 11,000 students, UCA’s student body represents 61 countries, 42 states and each county in the state of Arkansas.
Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. With nearly 1,500 students from more than 40 states and many foreign countries, Hendrix is nationally recognized for its innovative curriculum and opportunities for unique engaged learning experiences through Your Hendrix Odyssey: Engaging in Active Learning. In addition to the impact of its faculty, staff and students on the local economy, Hendrix has developed land adjacent to campus into The Village at Hendrix, a New Urbanist neighborhood featuring mixed-use (residential and commercial) spaces. The college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Central Baptist College
Central Baptist College is a four-year, private, liberal arts college owned and operated by the Baptist Missionary Association of Arkansas. The College offers 24 bachelor’s degrees, 20 minors and Associate of Arts degrees in several emphases. CBC plans to expand its facilities and grow its student body as part of a 10-year campus master plan. The goal of “Vision 2020: A Miracle in the Making” is to complete 10 major construction projects by 2020 to accommodate a projected enrollment of 2,020 students.