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Arkansas State University
State University, AR
LOCATION AND SETTING
State University Population 70,187
Nearest Metropolitan Area Memphis
Environment Small city
Campus Size 1,376 acres
Weather
Temperature 29.1 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
Rain 105 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map  
Nearest Airport 70 mile(s) from campus in Memphis, Tenn.
Nearest Bus Station 5 mile(s) from campus in Jonesboro
Nearest Train Station 30 mile(s) from campus in Walnut Ridge
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, married student apartments, single student apartments, fraternity/sorority housing
Students in College Housing 72% of freshmen, 30% of all students
Housing Requirements Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 70%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other check-in desk, video surveillance cameras
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
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School Colors  
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, lacrosse, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities 13% of women participate
Fraternities 16% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC offered on campus