Arkansas State University

country rank  400
world rank  1136

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University Overview

Established in 1909, Arkansas State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Jonesboro (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Arkansas State University (ASU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Arkansas State University (ASU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 110 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ASU
Founded 1909
Motto Powering Minds
Colours Scarlet and black

University Location

Address 2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro (population range: 50,000-249,999)
72401 Arkansas
United States
T +1 (870) 972 2100
F +1 (870) 972 3406

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 1630
Jonesboro 72467
+1 (870) 972 3024

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Arkansas State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1933


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Arkansas State University System (ASU System)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

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