University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

Pine Bluff, AR

Founded in 1890

"Providing cutting edge research, teaching, outreach, and service programs"






Acceptance Rate

$6,538 / $12,268

Tuition In-state / Out-of-state


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Interested in a career as an animal nutritionist, natural resources conservationist, fish and wildlife officer, or child and family counselor? The School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS) offers a wide range of educational programs in keeping with the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s historical land-grant mission of education, research, and outreach/service. SAFHS lives up to its motto, “Excellence is the Expectation.” With an emphasis on rural development, the school strives to help improve the quality of life for people in Arkansas, the nation and the world.

Programs within SAFHS prepare students for careers related to food systems and human development, including biotechnology and genetics, environmental sciences, food and fiber production, food safety and nutrition, marketing and distribution, natural resources management, and regulations and compliance.

Agricultural Degrees Offered

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Animal Sciences
  • Plant Sciences
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Total Enrollment: 2,517

Male Female Student Ratio: 41.5%/58.5%

Acceptance Rate: 46%


Application Fee: $25

Application Deadline: Rolling

Target GPA: 2.9

Target SAT Score: 950

Target ACT Score: 18


In-State: $6,538

Out-of-State: $12,268

Student Fees: $3,000

Room Only: $4,200

Board Only: $3,681

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Religious Affiliation: non-denominational

Faculty/Student Ratio: 15/1

Research Opportunities

SAFHS students in all programs benefit from hands-on learning and state-of-the-art resources. The school’s resources include the campus farms, Aquaculture Experimental Research Station and ponds, experimental kitchen and value-added products laboratory, plant tissue culture lab, textile product evaluation and design laboratories, and the UAPB Child Development Center.