Arkansas State University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Arkansas State University Main Campus
How hard is it to get into Arkansas State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. 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
Applicants Submitting SAT1%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1200|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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. The school ranks #8 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 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|
|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%|
Arkansas State University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT97%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|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. The school ranks #8 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Arkansas State University Main Campus.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.44
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #7 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. 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.
|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)||38%||38%||38%|
Applications are DueAug 18, 2020
Days left to Apply336
Applicants have 336 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 18, 2020.
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|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
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.