Arkansas State University, Jonesboro (ASU)

Jonesboro, AR

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Arkansas State University, Jonesboro

Arkansas State University, Jonesboro

Arkansas State University, Jonesboro Student Essentials

Arkansas State University, Jonesboro Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Red Wolves
Nickname: ASU
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $7,180
Out-of-State Tuition: $12,610
Retention Rate: 70%
Enrollment: 18,137
Year Established: 1909

About ASU

Arkansas State University has been a catalyst for progress in its community for more than 100 years. With a mission to educate leaders and support academic excellence, A-State offers nationally recognized and accredited degrees at all levels. Our innovative online programs are taught by the same respected faculty who teach our on campus programs, ensuring all our students have access to the highest quality education.

Arkansas State University (ASU) in Jonesboro, Arkansas, boasts hundreds of academic and college life offerings.

These include more than 100 bachelor's degree programs in such fields as:

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Music
  • Physical Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Theatre
  • World Languages

Many of ASU's academics are also highly specialized. Those majoring in Agriculture, for example, choose one of half a dozen concentrations within the field.

ASU also awards more than 60 graduate degrees in such fields as:

  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Music Education
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Radio-Television
  • Rehabilitation Counseling

ASU's hundreds of student life options include more than 300 student organizations, which range from cultural to special interest to performing arts groups.

Admissions requirements are different for individual programs and degrees. General undergraduate admissions requirements include completion of an admissions application and submission of transcripts and SAT or ACT scores.

ASU has additional admissions requirements for most professional undergraduate programs. Graduate school applicants will need to refer to their specific department for admissions requirements.

ASU awards undergraduate scholarships to eligible transfer students and to students with an outstanding academic record. Other types of financial aid include grants, loans and work-study. Individual graduate departments may also offer scholarships, grants and fellowships.

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ASU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

75% of students gave Arkansas State University, Jonesboro 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

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nice campus. u will like it. but be careful, if you are not from jonesboro, u might find it boring. but i will always encourage you to give it a try. Memphis is real close to our uni, so you can visit it every week for fun.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

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ASU Map & Location

Arkansas State University, Jonesboro
2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Getting Around ASU


Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.


ASU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 11,965
Freshman Class 3,173
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 18,137

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 17%
  • Caucasian: 75%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 2%
African American 17%
Caucasian 75%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 66%
Graduate 34%
Full-Time 51%
Part-Time 49%
Women 56%
Men 44%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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