|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Arkansas State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,747 out of 4,689 applicants were admitted making Arkansas State University Main Campus an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Arkansas State University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Arkansas State University Main Campus is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||503|
|SAT Composite 25th||1013|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Arkansas State University Main Campus?
Arkansas State University Main Campus typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1013 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>87%|
|1116 to 1220||Avg +||80%-87%|
|1013 to 1116||Avg -||70%-80%|
|910 to 1013||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 910||Low||<58%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Arkansas State University Main Campus.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>87%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||80%-87%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||70%-80%|
|18 to 21||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 18||Low||<58%|
What GPA do you need to get into Arkansas State University Main Campus?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Arkansas State University. 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. The school ranks #7 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.44 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Arkansas State University accepts 80% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||38%||37%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 15, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Arkansas State University Main Campus is $30.
What are the requirements for admission to Arkansas State University Main Campus and what student information is used for 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.
2% of students submit their SAT scores to Arkansas State University. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
80% of those who apply are granted admission to Arkansas State University. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1013 and 1220. 2% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 95% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.