MCAT Test Centers in Arkansas

By | February 26, 2019

According to AAMC (the MCAT test maker), there are 4 MCAT test centers in Arkansas. Most testing centers are located inside a college or university. You can select a testing location that is nearest to you. Please note that you are able to choose a test center when registering for the MCAT.

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MCAT Test Centers in Arkansas

Arkadelphia – N. 10th Street
586 N. 10th Street
CAPLINGER AIRWAY SCIENCE CTR
RM 125
ARKADELPHIA, AR 71999

Fort Smith – South 56th Street
2409 SOUTH 56TH ST
CO-LOCATED W/ SYLVAN LEARNING CTR
FORT SMITH, AR 72903

ETS – UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
University of Arkansas
1435 W. Walton Street
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Little Rock – Cantrell Road
8114 Cantrell Road
Suite 150
LITTLE ROCK, AR 72227

Medical College Admission Test in Arkansas

Population of Arkansas

More than 2,900,000 people live in the state of Arkansas (32nd place in the USA), while the average population density is about 21 people per km 2 (34th place in the USA).

There are no huge metropolitan areas in Arkansas, the state’s largest city is its capital, Little Rock, which is home to almost 200,000 people. Other large settlements are Fort Smith (about 90,000 residents), Fayetteville (about 80,000 residents), Jonesboro (about 70,000 residents).

The largest urban agglomerations in Arkansas formed around Little Rock (about 700,000 people), Fayetteville (about 470,000 people), Fort Smith (about 300,000 people). The Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers area is among the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States.

The racial composition of the population of the state of Arkansas:

  • White – 77%
  • Black (African American) – 15.4%
  • Asians – 1.2%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander – 0.2%
  • Other races – 3.4%
  • Two or more races – 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – 6.4%

About 94% of Arkansas residents speak only English, about 5% of the population call Spanish their native language.

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of the state of Arkansas:

  • Descendants of immigrants from Africa (African Americans) – about 15%
  • Irish – about 14%
  • Germans – about 12.5%
  • English – about 10%
  • French – about 2.5%
  • Scots – Irish (Ulster Scots) – about 2.1%
  • Dutch – about 1.9%

Most African Americans live in the southern and eastern regions of the state, Arkansans of Irish and German origin – mainly in the northern and western districts.

The largest groups among Arkansas residents in relation to religion are:

  • Christians – about 86%, including:
    • Protestants – 78%, including:
      • Baptists – 39%
      • Methodists – 9%
    • Catholics – 7%
    • Orthodox – less than 1%
  • Jews – less than 1%
  • Muslims – less than 1%
  • Atheists – 14%

Arkansas, like other states in the US South, is part of the Bible Belt. Here, traditionally, the percentage of believers is very high among the population, and most of all adherents of the Southern Baptist Convention.