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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent 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-prepatory 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 Facts

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