Arkansas State University Rankings

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In the World#1465 of 14178
In North America#457 of 2629
In the United States#415 of 2528
In Arkansas#5 of 24
In Jonesboro#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
80%
Average SAT
1117
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
8,928
Graduates
4,428
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Arkansas State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate80%79%81%
Applicants4,6891,9072,782
Admissions3,7471,5062,241
Freshmen enrolled full time1,352549803
Freshmen enrolled part time432221

3,461 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,478 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
34 or 2%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1013
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Arkansas State University are 1013-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,330 or 95%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Arkansas State University are 21-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White9956 (75%)
Black or African American1725 (13%)
Nonresident Alien575 (4%)
Hispanic456 (3%)
Two or more races280 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown184 (1%)
Asian117 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native15 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,497
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,540$4,986
Tuition in-state$6,540$4,986
Tuition out-of-state$13,500$9,972
Fee in-district$2,360$1,436
Fee in-state$2,360$1,436
Fee out-of-state$2,360$1,436

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,883
Combined charge for room and board$9,672

Arkansas State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Elementary and Middle School Administration & Principalship421
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse10221235
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies330
Reading Teacher Education240
Curriculum and Instruction227
General Studies28183
Business Administration and Management, General10658
Special Education and Teaching, Other7156
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management16135
Public Administration137
Early Childhood Education and Teaching9412
Education & Teaching of the Gifted and Talented98
Biology & Biological Sciences, General809
Social Work4740
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations6213
Kinesiology and Exercise Science6014
Psychology, General64
Criminology59
Computer and Information Sciences, General2627
Finance, General52
Child Care and Support Services Management48
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist44
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant41
Accounting328
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching37
Sociology342
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management21518
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other35
Health and Wellness, General35
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist35
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services34
Communication, General32
Marketing & Marketing Management, General32
English Language and Literature, General219
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other29
Occupational Therapist Assistant28
Plant Sciences, General28
Nurse Anesthetist27
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist26
Occupational Therapy & Therapist26
Mechanical Engineering24
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching221
Physical Therapy & Therapist23
History, General184
Commercial and Advertising Art20
English & Language Arts Teacher Education172
Animal Sciences, General19
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology & Technician18
Chemistry, General171
Engineering & Industrial Management18
Political Science and Government, General143
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia17
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist313
Civil Engineering, General14
Area Studies, Other14
Music Teacher Education112
Electrical and Electronics Engineering13
Art & Art Studies, General12
Mathematics, General84
Mathematics Teacher Education102
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other11
Music Performance, General83
Educational Leadership and Administration, General11
Social Science Teacher Education72
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management9
Dietetics & Dietitian9
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management8
Radio and Television7
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth7
International Business & Trade & Commerce6
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General6
Communication and Media Studies, Other6
Engineering, General5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other5
Journalism4
Economics, General4
Environmental Science31
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies4
Management Information Systems, General3
Physics, General3
Journalism, Other3
Music, General3
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology3
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General2
Biology Teacher Education11
Philosophy2
Nursing Practice2
Criminal Justice & Police Science1
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic)1
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Chemistry Teacher Education1
Business & Managerial Economics1
Molecular Biology1
Grand Total5401,8201,90865
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%47%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 35%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,212
Citations
81,768

Publication count by topic

Biology
530
Psychology
474
Computer science
256
Chemistry
226
Medicine
213
Materials science
169
Sociology
168
Physics
130
Business
129
Economics
120
Political science
113
Mathematics
99
Environmental science
88
History
82
Geography
78
Engineering
76
Art
48
Philosophy
33
Geology
23

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business7586,370
Sociology8532,910
Geography8762,534
Psychology89815,615
Philosophy948133
Physics10397,840
Political science1137717
History118084
Medicine123114,344
Economics12871,948
Geology13101,196
Environmental science14351,990
Engineering14632,428
Biology161910,389
Computer science17413,558
Art195011
Chemistry23373,596
Materials science24191,730
Mathematics2514882

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901586
19912556
19923265
19933085
199432131
199530128
199624202
199727211
199829289
199932273
200037336
200143408
200243581
200355858
200484982
20051101133
20061231653
20071072103
20081142487
20091202796
20101373164
20111453542
20121574167
20131494508
20141635222
20151455726
20161656968
20171507532
20181606940
20191677517
20201677771

General info

Alternative namesASU
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro
Founded1909
WikipediaArkansas State University
MottoPowering Minds
Colorsscarlet, black
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (June-July; July-August)
Total FTE staff1,751
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, Arkansas, 72401
United States
City population70,000
Phone8709722100
Fax+1 (870) 972 3406

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