Arkansas State University

2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, AR

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Arkansas State University is a public university that has many majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Jonesboro, Arkansas, in a predominantly urban area. Approximately 13,000 students are enrolled annually at Arkansas State University.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Education
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, school records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1260 - 1555 on the SAT and within the range of 20 - 26 for the ACT exam is common among students accepted to Arkansas State University. This school accepts roughly 60% of applicants. Of those accepted, about 51% registered for enrollment. More information on admissions can be found at

Tuition & fees at Arkansas State University are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs approximately $7,600 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $13,000 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The mascot for Arkansas State University is the "Red Wolves", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the NCAA. Available sports offered:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-A)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-A)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-A)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the students Arkansas State University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Arkansas State University is around 13,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 12% enrolling as graduate students and 72% as undergraduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $15 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $6,000-$7,200
    • Out-of-State: $12,000-$14,400
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $200-$240 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $400-$480 per unit
  • The average estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is listed to be around $9,800

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$8,725
Receiving Student Loans54%$5,778

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Arkansas State University may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

Arkansas State University has an overall graduation rate which is around 37%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years19%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Coordinated Dietetics Program (more info)
  • English Language Program (more info)
  • Magnetic Resonance Technologist Program
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
  • Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Radiology Technician Program (more info)
  • Radiation Therapist Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Arkansas State University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-A classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Basketball (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Track and Field (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Football (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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