Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, AR

Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, AR

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
33%
500-599
55%
400-499
11%
700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
50%
400-499
11%
300-399
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
42%
18-23
48%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,752
Declined 1,931
Total Received 5,683
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Public

9,604

undergraduate students

4,326

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Arkansas State University, founded in 1909, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 1,376-acre main campus is located in Northeast Arkansas, 70 miles from Memphis.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,930
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,376-acre campus in Jonesboro (population: 75,866), 71 miles from Memphis; branch campuses in Beebe, Heber Springs, Marked Tree, Mountain Home, Newport, Paragould, and West Memphis. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Memphis; train serves Walnut Ridge (23.4 miles).

  • Metropolitan area: Memphis
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Jonesboro Municipal

Arkansas State University
2105 East Aggie Road
Jonesboro
72401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29.5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Honors College
  • Volunteer A-State
  • Baptist Collegiate Ministry
  • Black Student Association
  • Student Activities Board

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Order of the Pack
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • check-in desk, video surveillance cameras

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
74%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
33%
500-599
55%
400-499
11%
700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
50%
400-499
11%
300-399
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
42%
18-23
48%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.56

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,752
Declined 1,931
Total Received 5,683

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank

Considered

recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Rugby

Club Sports Women

Rugby

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Animal Sciences, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminology
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism, Other
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

13,930

total students

87.5%

in-state

12.5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

9,604
students

Female
60%
5,723

Male
40%
3,881

31%

4,326
students

Female
66%
2,870

Male
34%
1,456

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

6,894
students

Female
58%
3,936

Male
42%
2,958

29%

2,710
students

Female
66%
1,787

Male
34%
923

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 29%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

815

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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