Arkansas State University

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world rank  1123

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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 109 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. ASU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Arkansas State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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

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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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018