9,592
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,500
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
70
70%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Arkansas State University is a Comprehensive institution located in State University, AR, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1570
State University, AR  72467
United States
Contact Ms. Tracy Finch
Director of Admissions, Records, and Registration
Email: admissions@astate.edu
Phone: 870-972-2031
Fax: 870-972-3406

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,346
Applied
3,755
Accepted
9,592
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

2,979
Females Applied
2,110
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,367
Males Applied
1,645
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

15
Application Fee
3.51
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum ACT composite score of 21, immunization, Selective Service

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,300
In-state
12,600
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,178
Full-time student fees
8,762
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,500
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,000
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,092
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
8,200
Avg. Loan Aid
5,600
Avg. Grant Aid
10,000
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
51%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
56%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,592
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American 13.26%
White or Caucasian 75.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 0.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 1.97%
Other 0.69%

Gender

Male (42.87%)
Female (57.13%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Week, Order of the Pack and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Honors College, Volunteer A-State, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Black Student Association and Student Activities Board

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
check-in desk, video surveillance cameras

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
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Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

711
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 505
Part-time - 206
Male - 308
Female - 403