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#4 Best Public Universities in Arkansas

Arkansas State University Main Campus

Jonesboro, Arkansas

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Overview

Student Population
13,709
Arkansas State University Main Campus overview
Location Jonesboro, Arkansas
Online astate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Arkansas State University Main Campus overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Arkansas State University Main Campus is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 4,689 prospective students applied, and 3,747 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,395 enrolled in the school.  7,456 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,253 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,540 plus fees of $2,360. Arkansas State University is ranked 845 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

Arkansas State University is rated within the lower 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Arkansas State University Main Campus within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
Arkansas State University Main Campus overview
SAT 1013/1220
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.44
Applications Accepted
79.9% 
Arkansas State University Main Campus overview
Applications Due Jul 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Arkansas Resident Tuition
$6,540
In State Costs for Arkansas State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$2,360
Room and Board $9,672
Budget for Other Expenses$4,566
Total One Year Cost$24,388
Out of State Resident Tuition
$13,500
Out of State Costs for Arkansas State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$2,360
Room and Board $9,672
Budget for Other Expenses$4,566
Total One Year Cost$31,348

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$36,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
38% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Arkansas State University Main Campus students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 26%
Health Professions 17%
Education 14%
Business 11%
Social Sciences 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106458 IPEDS survey data for Arkansas State University Main Campus.

Current students may use the Arkansas State University Main Campus GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.