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2021 Top Arkansas Women's D1 Basketball Schools

4 Colleges
$18,076 Avg Tuition & Fees*
22% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

It's not easy to decide which college to attend when there are so many options available for student athletes. Our mission at College Factual is to arm you with as much information as we can to help you make that decision. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women's Basketball in Arkansas ranking is one tool we have developed to help in this regard.

We analyzed 4 colleges and universities across Arkansas to determine which were the best for D1 Women's Basketball athletes in Arkansas. Instead of depending on subjective information, we focus on objective factors to determine this ranking. These factors include such things as the athletic competitiveness of the school and the school's overall quality. This means that a school must provide students with a great education in addition to having a good sports team if it wants to rank well.

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Top Colleges in Arkansas for D1 Women's Basketball athletes in Arkansas

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas

University of Arkansas tops this year’s ranking as the best school for D1 Women’s Basketball athletes in Arkansas. This large public school is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and it awarded 5,181 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the D1 Women’s Basketball team at UARK took home $497,775 in revenue.

UARK also made our overall quality list, coming in at #2.

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#2

University of Central Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend University of Central Arkansas. The school came in at #2 in this year’s ranking. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,747 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Women’s Basketball team at UCA made $1,008,010 in revenue. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 971.

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A rank of #3 on our list means Arkansas State University - Main Campus is a great place for D1 Women’s Basketball athletes in Arkansas working on their bachelor’s degree. Jonesboro, Arkansas is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,850 students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Women’s Basketball team at A-State made $1,280,194 in revenue.

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#4

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff, Arkansas

The excellent sports programs at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for D1 Women’s Basketball athletes in Arkansas. UAPB is located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and, has a small student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 433 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Speaking financially, the D1 Women’s Basketball team at UAPB took home $574,850 in revenue. The academic progress rate of the team is 973.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 4 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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