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Arkansas State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Arkansas State University Main Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66%
Admission Difficulty for Arkansas State University Main Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Arkansas State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,752 out of 5,683 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Arkansas State University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Arkansas State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT
1%
SAT Scores for Arkansas State University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Arkansas State University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1290
Average SAT Score 1200

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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 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Arkansas State University Main Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1290 and Above Good >77%
1195 to 1290 Avg + 66%-77%
1100 to 1195 Avg - 53%-66%
1005 to 1100 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 1005 Low <40%
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Arkansas State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
97%
ACT Scores for Arkansas State University Main Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Arkansas State University Main Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Arkansas State University Main Campus.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Arkansas State University Main Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >79%
23 to 26 Avg + 66%-79%
21 to 23 Avg - 56%-66%
19 to 21 Reach 45%-56%
Less than 19 Low <45%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.44
Typical High School Grades
B+

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 66% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Arkansas State University Main Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 31% Good
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

Admission Statistics

Arkansas State University Main Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,335 2,348 5,683
Accepted 2,227 1,525 3,752
Acceptance Rate 67% 65% 66%
Enrolled 854 573 1,427
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 38% 38%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 18, 2019
Days left to Apply
29

Applicants have 29 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 18, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Arkansas State University Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Arkansas State University Main Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Arkansas State University Main Campus
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.