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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B
Arkansas State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference
Address
2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
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Arkansas State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
933-1205
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$15
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$12,310/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,562/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,111/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,104/ year
  • $76-110k
    $14,955/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,286/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.85 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.86 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.86 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,305Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 50 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    52%
  • Focused
    24%
  • Southern hospitality at its finest
    18%
  • Anti-social
    4%
  • Odd.
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
43%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.91 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.108 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
Report
  • "no parking" isn't a strong enough phrase
    24%
  • I love it
    20%
  • Awesome
    18%
  • A refreshing challenge
    13%
  • No parking
    11%
  • All of the above
    9%
  • Long walks to class
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.51 responses
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Arkansas State University Reviews

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Coming to Arkansas State University, I was immediately drawn in by the diversity, and the social life on campus. Coming to this campus I was able to get involved in Greek life, where I have met some of the best girls! I was also able to get involved in Student Activities Board and let my voice be heard on campus. Academic wise, you will meet some of the most caring, and respectful professors and advisors ever. They are there whenever you need them, and encourage you to go for anything you dream of doing in your career.
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I absolutely love Astate! Coming from high school I wasn't expecting much, as every other kid, I hated school. But when I started attending the university, it changed. I loved the freedom and openness of the college life. I've attended so many sports events, club events, etc. And I've pushed myself out of my comfort zone. I've even made many new friends. I would definitely recommend for people to attend school here.
I am in my second semester here, and so far it is an outstanding school! The facilities are great and very accommodating, teachers are understanding and friendly, and the atmosphere is overall a welcoming, enjoyable place. I recommend anyone looking into college to take this school into consideration.