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Conway, AR Area Scholarships

Conway is a city in the U.S. state of Arkansas and the county seat of Faulkner County, located in the state's most populous Metropolitan Statistical Area, Central Arkansas. Conway is unusual in that the majority of its residents do not commute out of the city to work. The city also serves as a regional shopping, educational, work, healthcare, sports, and cultural hub for Faulkner County and surrounding areas. Conway's growth can be attributed to its jobs in technology and higher education with its largest employers being Acxiom, the University of Central Arkansas, Hewlett Packard, Hendrix College, Insight Enterprises, and many technology start up companies. Conway is home to three post-secondary educational institutions, earning it the nickname "The City of Colleges".

As of the 2017 Census Estimate, the city proper had a total population of 65,782, making Conway the eighth-largest city in Arkansas. Central Arkansas, the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area, is ranked 75th largest in the United States with 734,622 people in 2016. Conway is part of the larger Little Rock–North Little Rock, AR Combined Statistical Area, which in 2016 had a population of 905,847, and ranked the country's 60th largest CSA.

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Schools in and around Conway, AR

University of Central Arkansas
Four or more years; Public; $13,046 average out-state tuition; $6,523 average in-state tuition
Hendrix College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $43,720 average out-state tuition; $43,720 average in-state tuition
Central Baptist College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $14,250 average out-state tuition; $14,250 average in-state tuition
Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Conway
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Arkansas Beauty School
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit