Arkansas State University - Main Campus Teaching Programs
Arkansas State University - Main Campus is a public institution located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Jonesboro is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
Arkansas State University - Main Campus Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at A-State.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards A-State has earned from around the web.
|#4||Best Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented Schools||College Factual|
|#11||Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Student Counseling||College Factual|
|#17||Best Value Colleges for Teacher Education Subject Specific||College Factual|
|#19||Best Value Colleges for Special Education||College Factual|
|#27||Best Value Colleges for Educational Administration||College Factual|
|#41||Best Value Colleges for Education||College Factual|
Where Is Arkansas State University - Main Campus?
Contact details for A-State are given below.
|Address:||2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, AR 72401|
How Do I Get Into A-State?
You can apply to A-State online at: https://www.astate.edu/info/apply/
Admission Requirements for A-State
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into A-State?
Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.
Average Test Scores
About 1% of students accepted to A-State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 590. Math scores were between 500 and 630.
Can I Afford Arkansas State University - Main Campus?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At A-State, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $5,580 a year. That adds up to $22,320 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at A-State is 3.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Arkansas State University - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 4,620 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,836 full-time undergraduates at A-State, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Arkansas State University - Main Campus students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||658|
|Hispanic or Latino||262|
Arkansas students aren't the only ones who study at Arkansas State University - Main Campus. At this time, 24 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 76 countries are represented at A-State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Arkansas State University - Main Campus
The following chart shows how the online learning population at A-State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Arkansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of A-State
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University - Main Campus was $7,315 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $12,883. The following table shows how A-State is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Other Special Education & Teaching||#1||#1|
|Social Science Teacher Education||#1||#1|
|Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented||#7||#4|
|Elementary & Middle School Administration/Principalship||#9||#4|
|College Student Counseling & Personnel Services||#13||#4|
|Early Childhood Education||#28||#7|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services||#46||#25|
|Teacher Development & Methodology||#51||#16|
|Reading Teacher Education||#70||#22|
Online Growth Rankings of A-State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Arkansas State University - Main Campus was 7.7%. This is the #1,073 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at A-State regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at A-State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at A-State.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Arkansas State University - Main Campus Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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