Tuition & Fees

$8,440

$14,740

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
5%
700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
45%
400-499
20%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,981
Declined + 1,674
Total Received 5,655
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Public

9,839

undergraduate students

4,256

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 6011
ACT 0116

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,095
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CoA-NA (CoA-NA)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Jonesboro, AR

1,376-acre campus in Jonesboro (population: 74,889), 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).

Arkansas State University
2105 East Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
13 fraternities 5% of male students
 
7 sororities 5% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
5%
700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
45%
400-499
20%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $15
($40 for international undergraduates)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,981
Declined + 1,674
Total Received 5,655

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Tracy Finch
Director of Admissions, Records & Registration
P: 800 382-3030 (in-state)
F: 870 972-3406
admissions@astate.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,440
Room & board $8,762
Books & supplies $1,137
Total $18,339
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
July 1

Institution's own financial aid form
July 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Terry Finney
Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships
tfinney@astate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

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, Fantasy Football, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Handball, Kickball, Lacrosse, Mixed Martial Arts, Mud Olympics, Pickleball, Quidditch, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Texas Hold'em, Ultimate Frisbee, Ultimate Football, Volleyball, Walleyball, Weight Lifting, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Terry Mohajir (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Rich Zvosec (women's)
Deputy Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sun Belt Conference (Division I, Football Bowl Subdivision)
Mascot
Red Wolves
School colors
scarlet and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Studies
Animal Science
Applied Science
Art
Athletic Training
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Technology
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
College Student Personnel Services
Communication Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Computer/Information Technology
Creative Media Production
Crime Scene Investigation
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Curriculum/Instruction
Dietetics
Disaster Preparedness/Emergency Management
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Services
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Theory/Practice
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
General Studies
Global Supply Chain Management
Graphic Design
Health Promotion
Health Studies
Heritage Studies
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement Administration
Management
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media Management
Middle Level Education
Molecular Biosciences
Multimedia Journalism
Music
Music Education
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Paramedic
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physics
Plant/Soil Science
Political Science
Psychological Science
Psychology
Psychology/Counseling
Public Administration
Radiologic Sciences
Reading
School Psychology
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Sport Administration
Sport Management
Strategic Communications
Teaching
Technology
Theatre
Wildlife/Fisheries/Conservation
World Languages/Cultures
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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

14,095

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

9,839
students

Female
57%
5,654

Male
43%
4,185

30%

4,256
students

Female
66%
2,806

Male
34%
1,450

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

7,305
students

Female
56%
4,083

Male
44%
3,222

26%

2,534
students

Female
62%
1,571

Male
38%
963

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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
69%
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 Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

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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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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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

International Student Contact

Shannon Wess
International Admissions Specialist
870 972-2623
swess@astate.edu

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