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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
9,604
Undergraduate
Students
(59.6%) 5,723 Women
(40.4%) 3,881 Men
4,326
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
66% of 5,683 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.56
SAT Math
568 average
515-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
565 average
515-615 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$10,000
Average Indebtedness of 2019 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
535
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.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
14.1% Black/African-American
3.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.6% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students
4.6% from 50 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
55%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
19.0%
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