Arkansas State University

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world rank  1039

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Established in 1909, Arkansas State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Jonesboro (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Arkansas State University (ASU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US 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), 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 111 years old US 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. ASU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address 2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro
72401 Arkansas
United States
Tel +1 (870) 972 2100
Fax +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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 1630
Jonesboro 72467
(870) 972 3024

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Arkansas State University's Library
Arkansas State University-Main Campus's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 419,556 physical volumes, 41,255 physical media, 199,403 digital/electronic medium and 362 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Arkansas State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,718 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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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
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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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)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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