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Arkansas State University - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Arkansas State University Description:

Arkansas State University (ASU) is a public university located in Jonesboro, Arkansas, a small city in the northeast corner of the state. The university offers 168 fields of study and has a 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the student life front, ASU has an impressive 300 student organizations, including an active Greek system in which about 15% of students participate. In athletics, the Arkansas State University Red Wolves compete in the NCAA Division I Sun Belt Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 13,877 (10,168 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 77% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,180 (in-state); $12,610 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,202
  • Other Expenses: $3,917
  • Total Cost: $19,299 (in-state); $24,729 (out-of-state)

Arkansas State University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 93%
    • Loans: 51%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,462
    • Loans: $5,395

Scholarships for Arkansas State (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Finance, Middle School Education, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 30%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 21%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Arkansas State University Mission Statement:

"Arkansas State University educates leaders, enhances intellectual growth and enriches lives."
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