77%

Acceptance Rate

$8,777

Avg.Financial Aid

001090

FAFSA Code

About Arkansas State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

13,709

Website

www.astate.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

July 1, 1955, Junior Agricultural College of Central Arkansas became a branch campus of Arkansas State College in Jonesboro (Craighead County), now Arkansas State University. Arkansas State University-Beebe, also known as Beebe State is a public two-year college in Arkansas with Dr Jennifer Methvin as its current Chancellor.

A public university by the name of Arkansas State University-Main Campus is located in State University, AR. Arkansas State University-Main Campus covers an area of 1,376 acres. Arkansas State University-Main Campus was founded in the year 1909. The motto of the Arkansas State University-Main Campus is Educate, Enhance, Enrich: e3 and its official colors are scarlet, black and white. The total enrolment stands at 13,891 (Fall 2019) students at Arkansas State University-Main Campus. Around 8,928 and 4,428 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has a total of 518 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 82% of the students are 24 and under at Arkansas State University-Main Campus. At ASUMC around 74% are white, 13% are Black or African American, and 5% are Non-resident alien. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 111 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Ron Bass (Wrestler), Bryan Hall (Athlete, American football player), Mike Beebe (Politician, Lawyer), and Corey Williams (American football player). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, ASUMC offers around 462 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been 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), and ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing). $84 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Arkansas State University-Main Campus.

Location & Contact

Address

2105 E. Aggie Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8709722100
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

77%

SAT Range

1030 - 1196

ACT Range

21 - 27

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Arkansas State University-Main Campus has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $30. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1013-1220 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Arkansas State University-Main Campus is 24. However, those getting an ACT score less than 21 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401, or call (870) 972-2100.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,459

Average Annual Cost

$6,300

Books And Supplies

$1,298

Other Fees

$2,307

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,025

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,171

Total One Year Cost

$23,101

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to ASUMC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $27,586. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

76%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

32%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,342

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

588 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

256 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

130 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

105 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

102 Graduates

Biology, General

86 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

83 Graduates

Criminology

77 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

70 Graduates

Psychology, General

64 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

61 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

57 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

49 Graduates

Social Work

48 Graduates

Sociology

41 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

34 Graduates

Marketing

33 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

30 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

29 Graduates

Chemistry

28 Graduates

Data Processing

26 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

23 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

23 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

22 Graduates

Civil Engineering

20 Graduates

Plant Sciences

20 Graduates

Animal Sciences

19 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

18 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

18 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

17 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

17 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

17 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

13 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

13 Graduates

Mathematics

13 Graduates

International Business

12 Graduates

Engineering Technologies/Technician...

11 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

11 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

Journalism

10 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

8 Graduates

Political Science and Government

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

Homeland Security

6 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

4 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

4 Graduates

Economics

3 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

1 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,350

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

41%

Full-time

73%

Part-time

27%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

76% White

1% Unknown

12% Black

3% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

17%

Out Of State

80%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$42,160 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

29%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Red Wolves

School Colors

scarlet and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Sun Belt Conference

Total Male Athletes

214

Total Female Athletes

123

Intramural Sports

30

Sports Club

10

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,672 per year. Arkansas State University-Main Campus offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At ASUMC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$32,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$11,319

$28,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$117 - 293

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,777

Students Receiving Federal Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,208

Students Receiving State Aid

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,388

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,791

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,999

$30K - $48K

$9,834

$48K - $75K

$7,548

$75K - $110K

$4,820

> $110K

$4,584

In case the students at Arkansas State University-Main Campus face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,329, whereas the financial aid is $7,391. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,522 and institutional aid worth $7,391.

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