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Arkansas State, founded in 1909, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 941-acre campus is located in Jonesboro, 70 miles from Memphis, Tenn.

Website: www.astate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
9,592
Undergraduate
Students
(57.1%) 5,480 Women
(42.9%) 4,112 Men
3,818
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
70% of 5,346 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.51
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $17,240
Out-of-state: $23,540
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,478
Out-of-state: $14,778
Room and Board
$8,762
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$10,000
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,400
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
505
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 23% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

State University Population
70,187
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Memphis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
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Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
16% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
14.0% Black/African-American
2.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.2% White
0.7% Unknown
International Students
5.2% from 50 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
21.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
55%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
19.0%
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