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Arkansas State University
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  • 4 Year
  • JONESBORO, AR

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Arkansas State is an above-average public university located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,836 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Arkansas State acceptance rate is 67%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 53% of students, Arkansas State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,500.

About

2105 E. AGGIE ROAD
JONESBORO, AR 72401
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference

Arkansas State University Rankings

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Arkansas State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
67%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1220
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,275 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,913 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 85 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 102 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 102 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
4
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    54%
  • On Campus
    29%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,836 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,650
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 64 responses
  • Friendly
    50%
  • Focused
    23%
  • Southern hospitality at its finest
    19%
  • Anti-social
    5%
  • Odd.
    2%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
43%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 107 responses
Poll
73%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 124 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 61 responses
  • "no parking" isn't a strong enough phrase
    21%
  • Awesome
    18%
  • I love it
    16%
  • All of the above
    13%
  • A refreshing challenge
    13%
  • No parking
    8%
  • Calm
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 51 responses

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