Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, AR

Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, AR

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Tuition & Fees

$7,315

$12,883

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
500
75th
630
25th
500
75th
27
25th
21
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,921
Declined 1,915
Total Received 5,836
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Public

10,627

undergraduate students

8,135

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 18,762
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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).

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Arkansas State University
2105 East Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR
72401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
500
75th
630
25th
500
75th
27
25th
21
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee ($40 for international undergraduates)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,921
Declined 1,915
Total Received 5,836

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,325

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,232
Room & board $10,022
Additional fees $2,083
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $18,587
Average Financial Aid - $9,325
Total with Avg. Aid $9,262

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Financial Aid Office


P: 870 972-2310
F: 870 972-2794
finaid@astate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cricket, rodeo, rugby, softball, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cricket, rodeo, rugby, softball, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, canoeing/kayaking, cycling, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, handball, kickball, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, mud olympics, pickleball, quidditch, racquetball, riflery, rock climbing, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, ultimate football, volleyball, walleyball, weight lifting, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sun Belt Conference (Division I, FBS)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping. yes
Accounting. yes yes
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations. yes yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes
Area Studies, Other. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Child Care and Support Services Management. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes yes
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Teacher Education. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Police Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Criminology. yes
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management. yes yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship. yes
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). yes
Engineering, General. yes yes
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes yes
General Studies. yes yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
History, General. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Journalism, Other. yes
Journalism. yes yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Nurse Anesthetist. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes yes
Occupational Therapist Assistant. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physical Therapy Assistant. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Plant Sciences, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other. yes yes
Radio and Television. yes yes
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

18,762

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

57%

10,627
students

Female
61%
6,459

Male
39%
4,168

43%

8,135
students

Female
68%
5,571

Male
32%
2,564

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

7,013
students

Female
58%
4,033

Male
42%
2,980

34%

3,614
students

Female
67%
2,426

Male
33%
1,188

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: first day of classes

Spring: first day of classes

Summer: first day of classes

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 47
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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