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Arkansas State University
State University, AR
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance In-state: $22,663
Out-of-state: $28,783
Tuition and Fees In-state: $8,260
Out-of-state: $14,380
Room and Board $8,490
 
Books and Supplies $1,000
Other Expenses $4,913
Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline Priority deadline February 15
Final deadline July 1
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning June 1
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001090
Free
Institution's own form  
PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 1,478 (95.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 1,426 (96.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 1,411 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 577 (40.9%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 62%
Average Award $10,000
  Need-Based Gift Received by 1,404 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,000
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 746 (52.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,600
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 655 (46.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 225 (14.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,000
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 6,564 (90.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 6,304 (96.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 6,203 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 3,463 (55.8%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 51%
Average Award $10,500
  Need-Based Gift Received by 6,022 (97.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,000
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 4,003 (64.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,200
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 3,404 (54.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 748 (10.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,600
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 67%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $27,400
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid 4.0%
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 1.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans  
Other Loans  
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Humanities, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Agriculture, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
  Number of Awards 2,638
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards 273
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
  Number of Awards 60
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
  Number of Awards 163
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$3,500