Can I get into Arkansas State University? The school has a 70% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,981 out of 5,655 applicants were admitted making Arkansas State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Arkansas State University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Arkansas State University Main Campus?
Arkansas State University Main Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>80%|
|1140 to 1270||Avg +||70%-80%|
|1010 to 1140||Avg -||58%-70%|
|880 to 1010||Reach||45%-58%|
|Less than 880||Low||<45%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Arkansas State University?
Admission data indicates that Arkansas State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Arkansas State University Main Campus.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>82%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||70%-82%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||60%-70%|
|19 to 21||Reach||50%-60%|
|Less than 19||Low||<50%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Arkansas State University Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Arkansas State University Main Campus was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Arkansas State University accepts 70% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||16%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||40%||43%||41%|
Applicants have 86 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 18, 2018.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Arkansas State University before the Aug 18 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 2||Jul 11|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 9||Jun 19|
|Jul 14||Jul 24|
What are the requirements for admission to Arkansas State University Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106458 IPEDS survey data for Arkansas State University Main Campus.